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5:37 am
Wed January 29, 2014

School Schedule Changes, Unemployment, Speed Cameras, Debate Proposals, & General Assembly News

A look at this morning’s school delays and closures. Plus: MD’s unemployment rate, speed cameras, gubernatorial debate proposals, Obama’s MD visit, illegal dumping, boating restrictions near Cambridge, & General Assembly issues, including health insurance, “revenge porn,” domestic violence.

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The Environment In Focus
1:23 pm
Tue January 28, 2014

Poultry Manure Regulations Spark Debate

Chicken Farm

Environment In Focus Podcast 1-29-2014

Three years ago, Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley's administration promised to impose regulations on poultry manure to help reduce pollution in the Chesapeake Bay.

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The Checkup
9:48 am
Tue January 28, 2014

How The Affordable Care Act Is Changing A Clinic For The Uninsured

Shepherd's Clinic in Baltimore.
Credit Matt Purdy

750,000: That was the estimated number of Marylanders without health insurance as the Affordable Care Act began to rollout. That number has dropped by about 148,000. As of mid-January, about 25,000 people had signed up for private insurance and about 123,000 had gotten Medicaid, the government coverage for certain low-income Americans. One of those people is 53-year-old Baltimorean, Hal Reinhardt. Matt Purdy talks with him about how he got treatment for his diabetes and bipolar disorder while uninsured.

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Headlines
8:40 am
Tue January 28, 2014

Speed Cameras, The Minimum Wage, Bag Fees, and MD’s Small Business Exchange

The Baltimore City Council moves forward with an investigation into the city’s troubled speed and red light camera system. The City Council votes down a bill that would have imposed a bag fee. Plus: the push to raise MD’s minimum wage, MD’s small business exchange, and more.

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Public Commentary
6:30 am
Tue January 28, 2014

Marc Terrill - January 28, 2014

Marc B Terrill is the President of THE ASSOCIATED: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore. In his professional leadership role, Marc directs the day-to-day management and operations as well as the long-range planning for THE ASSOCIATED, with a primary emphasis on the development of human and financial resources. He is a graduate of the University of Florida and obtained his Masters in Social Work with a concentration in community organization from the Wurzweiler School of Social Work at Yeshiva University. Marc received an Honorary Doctorate Degree from the Baltimore Hebrew University.

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A Blue View
10:24 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Mysteries of the Deep - 1/28/14

Thousands of feet beneath the surface of the ocean, animals live, even thrive, in conditions that are impossible for most of us to even imagine. Our blue planet is indeed a water planet, yet incredibly, over 90 percent of the ocean remains unexplored and unseen by humans. 

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Radio Kitchen
8:01 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

#1219 - Meatballs

January 28, 2014 - Radio Kitchen - Meatballs

Many of us who are of a certain age can remember a wonderful commercial for Alka Seltzer that launched the phrase, "speecie-spicy meatball."  Apparently, this little gut bomb could trigger a lot of discomfort which needed to be put to rest with a little seltzer water. 

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Chang-Rae Lee
1:15 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Maryland Morning with Sheilah Kast

Picture the most depressing version of society you can imagine, a hundred years from now--and then picture it in Baltimore.

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Headlines
5:25 am
Mon January 27, 2014

Eastern Shore School Delays, The Columbia Mall Shooting, Speed Cameras, and Gubernatorial Debates

We round up this morning’s Eastern Shore school delays. An update on Saturday’s fatal shooting at the Mall in Columbia. A preview of today’s Baltimore City Council meeting, which will focus on the city’s troubled speed camera system. Also: gubernatorial debates, Obama’s planned PG visit, and O’Malley’s fiscal legacy.

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The Deep Web
2:35 pm
Sun January 26, 2014

Midday with Dan Rodricks

We'll look at the underbelly of the Internet in the wake of the recent high-profile bust of "The Silk Road," an underground drug marketplace.

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