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Maryland Morning
9:00 am
Tue March 25, 2014

How Latinos Are Accessing Health Care Under the Affordable Care Act

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Sheilah Kast talks with Pamela Bohrer Brown, Director of Child and Maternal Health and Multicultural Programs at Baltimore Medical System.

More than 470,000 Marylanders are of Latino origin, just over 8 percent of the state’s population.  Many of them need health insurance.  At Baltimore Medical System’s Highlandtown clinic, navigators are helping people register for care.  Many have been arriving as the March 31st deadline approaches.

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Maryland Morning
8:55 am
Tue March 25, 2014

How Maryland Became Maryland

The Maryland Dove, a recreation of The Dove that sailed from England to Maryland.
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Sheilah Kast talks with Scott Watkins of the Society of Colonial Wars on Maryland's founding family, the Calverts

Three-hundred and eighty years ago today, the first permanent Maryland colonists stepped off their ships, The Ark and The Dove, and onto St. Clement’s Island in what is now St. Mary’s County. The group of around 140 people was led by Leonard Calvert, brother of Cecilius Calvert, who held the charter for the colony and the title of Lord Baltimore. For more than a century, Marylanders have taken time out on this day to remember the history of the Free State.

 

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Maryland Morning
8:45 am
Tue March 25, 2014

"Particle Fever" at the Charles Theater

Large Hadron Collider/ATLAS at CERN
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Tom Hall talks with David Kaplan, a Johns Hopkins physicist and producer of the documentary "Particle Fever"

What happens when 10,000 scientists work to slam together particles moving near the speed of light? Tom Hall asks David Kaplan, Johns Hopkins physics professor and producer of the new film, Particle Fever.

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Radio Kitchen #1227
5:30 am
Tue March 25, 2014

Creatures of the Deep

 March 25, 2014 - Radio Kitchen - Creatures of the Deep   

Last week we talked about dishes from Spain that I hoped I would encounter when I go there next October.  This week we're going to cover some of the favorite foods of its neighbor, Portugal.  If you go online and peruse any Porutguese restaurant menu, you will find numerous references to octopus and squid.  And those of you who are veterans of spring break in Florida will remember another creature of the deep: conch.

Here is Jerry's favorite recipe for octopus, plus two other great recipes.

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The Morning Economic Report
5:30 am
Tue March 25, 2014

Impact of Income Levels - 3/25/14

A recent New York Times article highlighted the incredible impact of different income levels in different communities.  The two communities of focus were Fairfax County, Virginia, one of America’s most affluent counties, and McDowell County, West Virginia about 350 miles away.

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Headlines
5:04 am
Tue March 25, 2014

Winter Weather, Baltimore City Council Notes, Chronic Absenteeism, & Swearing In OC

Ocean City's "No Profanity, Please" Sign
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A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect, with 2 to 4 inches of snow expected today. More on the storm, plus notes from last night’s Baltimore City Council meeting, a report on chronic absenteeism in city schools, pay raises for state lawmakers, and profanity in Ocean City. And more

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Public Commentary
8:42 pm
Mon March 24, 2014

Mark Furst - 3/25/14

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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ClearPath - Your Roadmap to Health & Wealth
5:46 pm
Mon March 24, 2014

ACA Compliance

Affordable Care Act Compliance

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Midday with Dan Rodricks, Mon. March 24 1-2 p.m.
10:42 am
Mon March 24, 2014

Women and Online Harrassment

In many instances, anonymous online harassment goes unpunished.
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A few years ago, Slate staff writer Amanda Hess  was on vacation when a friend alerted her to a series of threatening Tweets about rape and murder directed at her from the Twitter account "headlessfemalepig."  Hess joins us to talk about her investigation into the matter, and to discuss gendered harassment in the Internet age.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks, Mon. March 24 12-1 p.m.
10:33 am
Mon March 24, 2014

Our Brains on Technology

Clive Thompson's book contends that the internet age is beneficial to our intelligence.

With information so easily accessible, is technology having a harmful effect on our brain power? Clive Thompson, columnist for Wired, says no -- that technology boosts our cognitive abilities, making us more productive and more creative than ever. 

Thompson is the author of "Smarter Than You Think: How Technology Is Changing Our Minds For The Better." Original air date 02/24/14

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