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8:43 am
Thu June 26, 2014

Undecided Primaries, Testing For Special Education Students, & Marijuana Decriminalization In DC

Absentee ballots could end up deciding the victors in several Maryland primaries; counting of those ballots starts today. Maryland has been ruled noncompliant with the federal rules that apply to testing special-education students. Congressman Andy Harris pushes to stop a DC law that would decriminalize marijuana possession (but the legal ramifications of Harris’s amendment are unclear). Plus: solar power in Pocomoke city, sidewalk renovations in Thurmont, today’s US/Germany World Cup match, and more.

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Baltimore's Future
8:30 am
Thu June 26, 2014

Baltimore's Future: Mike Flowers PT II

Credit New York University Center for Urban Science and Progress

The second part of David Warnock's conversation with Mike Flowers.

David Warnock continues his conversation with Mike Flowers, former analytics officer for New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

Flowers is also an Urban Science Fellow at New York University's Center for Urban Science and Progress. 

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Baltimore's Future
8:30 am
Thu June 26, 2014

Baltimore's Future: Mike Flowers PT II

Credit New York University Center for Urban Science and Progress

The second part of David Warnock's conversation with Mike Flowers.

David Warnock continues his conversation with Mike Flowers, former analytics officer for New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

Flowers is also an Urban Science Fellow at New York University's Center for Urban Science and Progress. 

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The Morning Economic Report
8:21 am
Thu June 26, 2014

Graduating Into a Recession - 6/26/14

If you graduated from college in 1990 or 2001 or in 2008, you were unlucky since you happened to graduate in to a recession.  Studies indicate that graduating into a recession can haunt young people for years, impacting their employment options, salaries and even their health and happiness.  But as pointed out by writer Claire Cain Miller, recessions don’t treat all college graduates equally. 

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Radio Kitchen #1239
5:42 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

Rhubarb

June 24, 2014 - Radio Kitchen - Rhubarb 
    
We've tipped into summer and the farms of Maryland are sending all sort of fabulous food to the markets.  One of the more dramatic vegetables you'll find out there this time of year is rhubarb.  The long, bright crimson stalks of rhubarb look incredible, but the problem always is:  what do you do with them?  And there's more to rhubarb than good old rhubarb-strawberry pie.

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A Blue View
5:28 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

Survival Skills of the Elusive Giant Squid - 6/24/14

Its eye is the size of your head. It lives more than 3,000 feet deep in oceans around the world and is 30 feet long, yet it lacks a backbone. With eight arms and two tentacles, it is the origin of the myth of the Kraken.

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The Morning Economic Report
4:39 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

State of the Economy - 6/25/14

Recent data regarding the national economy have been generally upbeat.  Home building activity remains above the one million unit per year rate.  The nation has been adding more than 200,000 jobs per month recently, and stock valuations remain high.  But while certain aspects of the economy are improving, worker pay isn’t, at least not to the same extent. 

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The First Five Years
3:46 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

The First Five Years: Summer Learning

Credit Maryland Family Network

"The First Five Years" on "Summer Learning."

Need a cure for the summertime blues? Try learning something new! Whether you go down to the ocean or stay at home this summer, chances to learn are everywhere. For more on this topic visit www.marylandfamilynetwork.org

Programs
3:15 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

The Vineyard Tournament

Midday with Dan Rodricks: Wed. June 25, 1-2 p.m.
10:39 am
Wed June 25, 2014

A Lifetime of Film

The 1913 French film Fantomas ranks as one of Turan's favorite movies of all time.

Kenneth Turan, film critic for the Los Angeles Times and a frequent contributor to NPR’s Morning Edition, talks about his favorite movies.

With production help from Midday intern Tyler Downey.

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