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The Checkup
8:10 am
Tue December 17, 2013

How Preventive Care is Changing Under the Affordable Care Act

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The Affordable Care Act requires that insurers provide 45 preventive services to patients free of charge.  What does this mean for the health of individual patients?  What it could mean for the future health of the U.S., as a society And how much is it all going to cost?

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Headlines
8:00 am
Tue December 17, 2013

Speed Cameras, Harbor Point, The Minimum Wage, Animal Cruelty Legislation, and The Ravens’ Win

Baltimore is looking to end its contract with the company that runs its speed camera program. The City Board of Finance approves bonds for the Harbor Point development. Plus: the minimum wage in PG County, animal cruelty legislation in Baltimore County, last night’s Ravens victory, and more.

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The Morning Economic Report
7:30 am
Tue December 17, 2013

The Morning Economic Report - 12/17/13

Radio Kitchen
10:15 pm
Mon December 16, 2013

#1213 - Gifts

December 17, 2013 - Radio Kitchen - Gifts

Welcome to Radio Kitchen, I'm Al Spoler.  It's quite fortunate that we still have a week left for shopping for the holidays.  I've still got a few slots to fill, and whenever I can't make up my mind, I think "kitchen."  And Chef Jerry Pelligrino of Waterfront Kitchen, this is a good opportunity to talk about what's out there.
 

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The Morning Economic Report
9:41 am
Mon December 16, 2013

The Morning Economic Report - 12/16/13

Headlines
7:53 am
Mon December 16, 2013

BGE Rates Rise, O’Malley Announces Fixes To Online Health Exchange, and MD’s Minimum Wage

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BGE’s electricity and gas distribution rates are going up. Governor Martin O’Malley says the “biggest technological problems” with the state’s online health insurance exchange are fixed. Plus: MD’s minimum wage, MD’s bail hearing system, Dance quits consulting job, the strategy for the Baltimore Police Department, and more.

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1943 Sunpapers Christmas Special
3:04 pm
Sun December 15, 2013

Midday with Dan Rodricks

For the first time since its original broadcast during World War II, WYPR presents the 1943 Sunpapers Christmas Special on Friday, December 20.

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Most Memorable Kids’ Books of 2013
2:52 pm
Sun December 15, 2013

Maryland Morning with Sheilah Kast

Book critic Paula Willey, in studio

What are the best kids' books of 2013?

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Take Five
8:02 pm
Sat December 14, 2013

Take Five-The Butcher, the Breadbaker and the Winemaker

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On this edition of Take Five, Tony Foreman has a conversation with three guests about the holiday traditions that were present in their native countries and the traditions they now enjoy. 

Foreman and the guests discuss the meats, desserts and wines that are on the table for Christmas and New Year's in Holland, France and Italy. 

Foreman's first guest is Erik Oosterwijk, a co-owner of Fells Point Wholesale Meats. He grew up in Holland.  

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Headlines
8:03 am
Fri December 13, 2013

O’Malley On MD Health Exchange, Brown On School Construction, and Delaney On Minimum Wage

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Governor Martin O’Malley says that progress is being made “by degrees” in fixing problems with the state’s online health insurance exchange. Lieutenant Governor Anthony Brown proposes more spending on school construction. Plus: the minimum wage, Preakness purse increases, and more.

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