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8:41 am
Fri June 6, 2014

Cardin Calls On Obama To Declassify Prisoner Exchange Details, Public Financing, & “The New Dundalk”

U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin.
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US Senator Ben Cardin is urging President Obama to declassify the details of Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl's prisoner swap as quickly as possible. A look at why GOP gubernatorial hopeful David Craig failed to qualify for public financing. Plus: casino revenue, ringworm at Howard County’s animal shelter, “The New Dundalk,” and more.

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Baltimore Stories
7:30 am
Fri June 6, 2014

Did The Seal Pool Shrink? Nah, Mayor Schaefer Added Some Poundage

Did The Seal Pool Shrink? Nah, Mayor Schaefer Added Some Poundage

In 1981, Mayor Schaefer threatened to jump into the Seal Pool of The National Aquarium if construction was not finished on time.

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Humanities Connection
5:05 pm
Thu June 5, 2014

The History of Canton, Baltimore

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Have you ever wondered how the neighborhood of Canton was given its name?

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Midday with Dan Rodricks, Thur. June 5 1-2 p.m.
10:25 am
Thu June 5, 2014

Open Phones

We open the phone lines to hear from our listeners on a variety of news stories.  Baltimore City has finally decided to lower the property tax rate.  The city has also just approved  one of the strictest youth curfew's in the country.  We'll also get your feelings on the ongoing questions revolving around the release of Sgt. Bowe Burgdahl. Also, listeners can call and comment on anything going on in the news right now!

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Midday with Dan Rodricks, Thur. June 5 12-1 p.m.
10:18 am
Thu June 5, 2014

Reading in the Internet Age

Has the internet age led to less in-depth processing while reading?
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If you find yourself skimming online content or feeling restless as you try to read something, you're not alone. Human brain circuitry is changing in the face of modern-day technology; experts worry that the changes can prevent in-depth processing.

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The Signal
9:48 am
Thu June 5, 2014

Rosemary’s Rabbit, Nerd Camp 2.0, and the Free State Theatre Organ Society

A radio adaptation of Ron Tanner’s short story, “Rosemary’s Rabbit”; Elissa Brent Weissman’s book, Nerd Camp 2.0; and a visit with the Free State Theatre Organ Society

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Headlines
8:08 am
Thu June 5, 2014

A Gubernatorial Debate, Attack Ads, Frosh Picks Up O’Malley Endorsement, & Baltimore Property Taxes

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The three top Democratic candidates for governor hold their final broadcast debate this morning. An independent expenditure group launches the latest attack ad in the governor’s race. State Senator Brian Frosh’s bid to be MD’s next Attorney General picks up the endorsement of Governor Martin O’Malley. Baltimore’s property tax rate falls. And more.

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The Morning Economic Report
8:37 pm
Wed June 4, 2014

Canadian Economic Incentives - 6/5/14

If you are trying to grow a technology firm, you might tend to focus on potential locations like Silicon Valley, North Carolina’s Research Triangle, Maryland’s I-270 Corridor, Austin, Texas, the suburbs of Boston or the side streets of New York.  Here’s another possibility – Canada.  The Wall Street Journal reports that Canada is offering massive economic incentives to technology companies, in one case paying nearly 80 percent of the cost of engineers for a firm working on a new kind of wearable technology. 

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Baltimore's Future with David Warnock
4:09 pm
Wed June 4, 2014

Baltimore's Future: Marc Szarkowski

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A conversation with Marc Szarkowski.

On today's episode of "Baltimore's Future," David Warnock speaks with Marc Szarkowski. Szarkowski, an urban designer, along with transportation blogger Gerald Neily, came up with an idea involving Carroll Park, Mount Clare, a streetcar and a railroad right-of-way. 

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The First Five Years
3:44 pm
Wed June 4, 2014

The First Five Years: Storytelling

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We each have a story to tell. It’s your turn. 

Since the dawn of time, there have been storytellers. But we are just starting to understand how important this tradition is. New research published in The Atlantic suggests that young children who hear lots of detailed family stories grow into well-adjusted adolescents.

For more on this topic visit marylandfamilynetwork.org

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