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7:24 pm
Wed November 27, 2013

Joe Jones - November 26, 2013

Joseph T. Jones, Jr. is founder of the Center For Urban Families (CFUF), a Baltimore, Maryland nonprofit service organization established to empower low-income families by enhancing both the ability of women and men to contribute to their families as wage earners and of men to fulfill their roles as fathers. Prior to founding CFUF, Mr. Jones developed and directed the Men’s Services program for the federally funded Baltimore Healthy Start initiative and replicated the Baltimore affiliate of the nationally recognized STRIVE employment services program. His ability to engage and provide hands-on services to fathers garnered him the reputation of trailblazer in the field.  Mr. Jones is now a national leader in workforce development, fatherhood and family services programming, and through his professional and civic involvement influences policy direction nationwide.

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A Blue View
7:18 pm
Wed November 27, 2013

Bring the Aquarium or Zoo Home with You - 11/26/13

Visiting a zoo or aquarium can challenge the mind, spark curiosity, expand our vision of the world, and challenge what we understand. As zoos and aquariums aim to wow and inspire, it is up to the families to go home and take what they’ve experienced and apply it to their own lives.

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Cellar Notes
6:47 pm
Wed November 27, 2013

11/27/13 - Thanksgiving Ciders

Cost key:  $=less than $20  $$= $20-40   $$$=$40-60  $$$$=above $60

Millstone (Maryland) Farm Gate (Jonathan, Stayman, Rome Beauty) *1/2  $
Millstone (Maryland) Harvest (York Imperial, Rome Beauty, honey) **  $
Foggy Ridge Ciders (Va.)  First Fruit (Heirloom varietals) *1/2  $
Foggy Ridge Ciders Serious Cider (traditional English varieties) *1/2  $
Foggy Ridge Ciders Sweet Stayman (Stayman with heirlooms) **
 

**Many of these fine ciders can be purchased at Wine World.  See sponsor tab.

The Signal 11.29.13
1:27 pm
Wed November 27, 2013

The Signal - The Carroll Country Ramblers

The Carroll County Ramblers
Credit Shane Carpenter

Half a century ago in Taneytown, Maryland, a young couple – Dotty and Leroy Eyeler - started a bluegrass band together.  Little did they know they’d become the matriarch and patriarch of a musical legacy: The Carroll County Ramblers.

The Carroll County Ramblers from Shane Carpenter on Vimeo.

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Headlines
9:01 am
Wed November 27, 2013

Thanksgiving Holiday Travel, Minimum Wage Legislation, and Baltimore’s Planned Red Line

Credit: Rikkis Refuge Other/flickr

  This day before Thanksgiving is traditionally the biggest travel day of the year. A look at Thanksgiving travel, plus minimum wage legislation, Baltimore’s planned Red Line, Gansler joins a picket at a Safeway in Bowie, George calls for an investigation into test exclusions, and more.

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The Checkup
5:28 pm
Tue November 26, 2013

How The Affordable Care Act Is Changing Mental Health Care In Maryland

Credit Credit: tschörda / Flickr / Creative Commons

On The Checkup: how is mental-health care changing under Obamacare? WYPR’s Mary Rose Madden has investigated, and shares what she’s found.

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Humanities Connection
2:32 pm
Tue November 26, 2013

Humanities Connection - America: Melting Pot or Salad Bowl?

Marylander's Thanksgiving feasts reflect both our state’s bounty—who doesn’t love oyster stuffing?—and dishes, like sauerkraut, which also represent the German, Italian, and Polish immigrants which later settled here.

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Radio Kitchen
1:04 pm
Tue November 26, 2013

#1210 - Thanksgiving Maryland Style

November 26, 2013 - Radio Kitchen - Thanksgiving Maryland Style

We still have just enough time to do some shopping for Thanksgiving dinner, the day after tomorrow, and for those who want to carry through with a Eat Local theme, we would like to propose a few side dishes that are quintessentially Maryland.

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Headlines
8:34 am
Tue November 26, 2013

Possible Winter Weather, Thanksgiving Travel, Gansler’s Eyeglass Initiative, and Young Grills Batts

Credit dbking via flickr

Parts of Maryland could see some winter weather today, as Thanksgiving travel gets underway. Gubernatorial hopeful Doug Gansler proposes offering eyeglasses to disadvantaged students. Baltimore City Council President “Jack” Young grills Police Commissioner Anthony Batts. And more.

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