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8:25 am
Tue April 29, 2014

The Box Is Banned, AG Debates, High School Graduation Rates, & A Fish Kill Investigation

State Sen. Brian Frosh is running for Maryland Attorney General.
Credit mdfriendofhillary via flickr

The Baltimore City Council has approved the so-called “ban the box” bill; Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is expected to sign the measure into law. Plus: two debates are set for the Democrats running to be Maryland’s next Attorney General, new numbers on high school graduation rates, an investigation into a fish kill in the Chesapeake Bay, and more.

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Public Commentary
10:31 pm
Mon April 28, 2014

Mark Furst - April 29, 2014

Mark Furst is the president and chief executive officer of United Way of Central Maryland. Prior to joining the organization in 2004, he spent over 25 years in banking, primarily in executive positions at M&T Bank and its predecessors.

Mark has volunteered on various nonprofit boards over the years and presently serves as a director of Baltimore City Head Start, GBC LEADERship and Baltimore Workforce Investment Board. He is also an advisor for Baltimore’s 10-Year Plan to End Homelessness and on the Mayor’s Pay for Success Workgroup.

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Radio Kitchen #1232
10:06 pm
Mon April 28, 2014

Pickling, Salting, and Brining

April 29, 2014 - Radio Kitchen - PICKLING, SALTING, AND BRINING

One of the frustrations of seasonal eating is that we can't always eat as much as we can buy; so the problem is, how can we save it to enjoy it later?  Salting and brining are two ancient techniques of preserving food, but sometimes the flavor changes are so significant that we might do it for the sake of the taste.  Chef Jerry Pelligrino of Waterfront Kitchen has thought a lot about this.

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The Morning Economic Report
9:18 pm
Mon April 28, 2014

Venture Funding - 4/29/14

In a positive sign for both the U.S. economy and the diffusion of new technologies, investors placed $9.5 billion in venture funding during the initial three months of 2014.  That represents the highest quarterly total since the second quarter of 2001 and was up 57 percent from the same quarter one year prior.  Venture capital enables emerging companies to expand more rapidly through many mechanisms, including through marketing, distribution, and produce refinement.

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ClearPath - Your Roadmap to Health & Wealth
5:03 pm
Mon April 28, 2014

Women and Retirement

How prepared are women for retirement and do they have a disadvantage when it comes to planning.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Mon. April 28, 1-2 p.m.
10:14 am
Mon April 28, 2014

Alex's Wake

Martin Goldsmith retraces the steps of his grandfather and uncle from their native Germany to their fateful trip aboard a ship full of Jewish refugees trying to escape Hitler's onslaught. Goldsmith is well known to NPR listeners as the host for many years of the classical music program Performance Today. He is now host of Sirius XM’s Symphony Hall.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Mon. April 28, 12-1 p.m.
10:10 am
Mon April 28, 2014

The Organic Food Business

In his new book about the organic food business, Joe Dobrow talks about John Mackey, the founder of Whole Foods Market.

A look at the evolution of the $100 billion "natural products industry" with Joe Dobrow, former head of marketing for Fresh Fields, Whole Foods Market, Balducci’s and Sprouts Farmers Market. Original air date 03/27/14

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Headlines
9:56 am
Mon April 28, 2014

Straw Polls, Tonight’s Baltimore City Council Meeting, and A Profile Of Ron George

Baltimore City Hall
Credit P. Kenneth Burns / WYPR

  Western Maryland Democrats and the Maryland Republican Party held straw polls over the weekend on the governor’s race; we look at the results. Plus: a preview of tonight’s Baltimore City Council meeting, a profile of GOP gubernatorial hopeful Ron George, and more.

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A Blue View
9:15 am
Mon April 28, 2014

Bringing Back Atlantic White Cedars​ - 4/22/14

Historically, Atlantic White Cedar forests were common to the Eastern Shore.  Over time, these trees were harvested and the swampy areas they depend on for survival were drained and replanted with fast growing loblollies as part of the forest industry to produce lumber and paper pulp. 

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The Morning Economic Report
9:11 am
Mon April 28, 2014

Raising Minumum Wage - 4/28/14

There are many reasons for the growing interest in raising minimum wages and establishing living wages across the nation.  Rising income inequality, slow wage growth and a desire to bolster consumer spending are among the most prominent considerations.

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