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Maryland Morning Podcast
9:00 am
Fri July 25, 2014

How To House Migrant Children In Maryland, The Real "Monuments Men"

The U.S./Mexico border at Nogales, AZ.
Credit Ryan Bavetta / Flickr / Creative Commons

Sheilah talks with Molly McGrath Tierney, former director of Baltimore City’s Department of Social Services, Bill McCarthy, director of Catholic Charities of Baltimore, Salvadoran reporter Hector Silva Avalos, and Baltimore writer Susan Sullam.

Maryland's role in the Central American child immigrant crisis, and the real life story of a member of the "Monuments Men" mission. 

Maryland Morning
8:50 am
Fri July 25, 2014

Writer Susan Sullam on Her Father's Secret Search for Nazi Plunder

Lt. Cmdr Joel Fisher
Credit Susan Sullam

Sheilah talks with Susan Sullam, former press secretary for U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin.

  “Monuments Men,” the film, was based on a true story. As it became clear the allies would win World War II , President Franklin D. Roosevelt commissioned a platoon to rescue stolen art and other personal and cultural treasures plundered by the Nazis. In that platoon seven men, “Monuments Men” as they were known, embarked on what’s been called “the greatest treasure hunt in history.” 

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Headlines
8:11 am
Fri July 25, 2014

Hogan Disavows Peroutka, Dems File Complaint Against Hogan, Drug Overdose Deaths, & Oysters

GOP gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan.
Credit Christopher Connelly / WYPR

Republican gubernatorial nominee Larry Hogan has formally “disassociate[d]” himself from Michael Peroutka, the GOP nominee for an Anne Arundel County Council seat. The Maryland Democratic Party has filed a complaint with the state elections board against Hogan. Drug overdose deaths are up in MD. Oysters are moving from the Inner Harbor and the Chesapeake Bay. And more.

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Baltimore Stories
7:30 am
Fri July 25, 2014

The Time Carl Pund Won The YoYo Championship, But Lost The Prize

Gil Sandler

  

Carl Pund, a young boy from West Baltimore, entered the Baltimore City yo-yo contest in 1964. The winner was to be awarded a trip to Disneyland. Carl won the championship, but he didn't win the trip.  A story of a winner's luck gone bad...

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The Morning Economic Report
5:30 am
Fri July 25, 2014

Ongoing Improvement of the U.S. Job Market - 7/25/14

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There is little question that the U.S. labor market is improving.  Job growth has accelerated in recent months and unemployment has been falling.  There are some that believe that the ongoing improvement of the nation’s job market will eventually pull more people back into the labor force. 

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Humanities Connection
5:23 pm
Thu July 24, 2014

Books: A Doorway to Discovery

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The years before children enter the classroom are crucial to setting a student on the path to academic success.

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Baltimore's Future with David Warnock
9:49 am
Thu July 24, 2014

Baltimore's Future: Hathaway Ferebee

Credit Safeandsound.org

David Warnock speaks with Hathaway Ferebee.

On today's episode of "Baltimore's Future," David Warnock speaks with Hathaway Ferebee, Executive Director of the Safe and Sound Campaign, which seeks to improve the health, safety and well-being of young people in Baltimore. 

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Thurs. July 24, 1-2 p.m.
9:37 am
Thu July 24, 2014

In the Garden: Summer Edition

Beans, beats, tomatoes, basil, melons, peaches -- the time for bountiful fresh fruits and vegetables has arrived. Nancy Taylor Robson, master gardener and Grow It/Eat It blogger, and Baltimore Sun columnist Susan Reimer offer tips for growing backyard produce while warding off the bugs.

Click here for a link to the recipes talked about on today's show.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Thurs. July 24, 12-1 pm
9:35 am
Thu July 24, 2014

China Rising

New Yorker staff writer and former China correspondent Evan Osnos offers insights and observations about the world's most populous country in "Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth and Faith in the New China."

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Headlines
8:01 am
Thu July 24, 2014

Cove Point, A BWI Upgrade, Goods For Guns, & NAACP Brings 2016 Convention To Baltimore

Dominion's liquefied natural gas import terminal.
Credit Joel McCord / WYPR

Maryland’s Board of Public Works voted unanimously yesterday to approve a wetlands permit to Virginia-based Dominion Resources, bringing plans for a liquefied natural gas export facility closer to fruition. The BPW also approves a major upgrade at BWI… as well as a credit monitoring service for people affected by a UMD data breach. Plus: the NAACP announces that its 2016 convention will be held in Baltimore. A “Goods For Guns” program is set for Saturday in Baltimore. The US Naval Academy gets new leadership. And more.

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