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5:37 pm
Thu February 26, 2015

Great Books and Liberal Education: St. John’s College

Christopher B. Nelson

St. John's College in Annapolis is a liberal arts college where students focus on collaborative inquiry and the study of original texts to examine the fundamental questions of what it means to be human.  Christopher B. Nelson, St. John's College President, is a national spokesperson for liberal arts education.


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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Thurs. Feb. 26, 1-2 P.M.
4:51 pm
Thu February 26, 2015

African Americans and the Press

Baltimore Sun staff photographer Irving Phillips Jr. captured this moment - Orioles’ Reggie Jackson signing autographs - before a 1976 game at Memorial Stadium.

Author James McGrath Morris traces the career of a pioneering journalist in "Eye on the Struggle: Ethel Payne, First Lady of the Black Press," a new biography; Irving Phillips Jr. and Irving Phillips III talk about their family's 70 years of photography, three generations capturing the African-American experience in Baltimore and beyond; and Benjamin Phillips IV, president and director of global markets for the Afro American Newspapers, talks about the AFRO in the age of digital news.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Thurs. Feb. 26, 12-1 P.M
4:16 pm
Thu February 26, 2015

Goucher Poll Results

The latest poll from Goucher College measures Marylanders' attitudes on the proposed Red and Purple Lines, vaccination and the recently introduced “Death with Dignity” legislation. Mileah Kromer, director of the Sarah T. Hughes Field Politics Center at Goucher College, breaks down the results. Open phones, listener calls.

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Programs
3:43 pm
Thu February 26, 2015

Going Home

The Signal
1:18 pm
Thu February 26, 2015

Road Dogs; Heriosm of Different Stripes; Extra Alive

Rockers Lazlo Lee & Elias Schutzman at the WYPR studios

Transcontinental touring musicians (with day jobs) Elias Schutzman and Lazlo Lee; stories of heroism from Lisa Van Wormer, Rich Blake, and Liz McAlister; and Brooke Johnson's "Extra Alive"

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Baltimore's Future with David Warnock
8:49 am
Thu February 26, 2015

Baltimore's Future: Hathaway Ferebee

Credit Safeandsound.org

In honor of the 5th Anniversary of community compacts in Baltimore, the 2/26/15 episode is a rebroadcast of our interview with Hathaway Ferebee, director of the Safe and Sound Campaign.

On today's episode of "Baltimore's Future," David Warnock speaks with Hathaway Ferebee, Executive Director of the Safe and Sound Campaign, which seeks to improve the health, safety and well-being of young people in Baltimore. 

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The Morning Economic Report
8:15 am
Thu February 26, 2015

Improving U.S. Labor Market - 2/26/15

The U.S. Labor Department recently reported that the number of available jobs posted by U.S. employers expanded in December to its highest level in 14 years.  The implication is that job growth will continue to be brisk.  Employers also have been filling more available jobs as more people jump back into the labor force, and more people are also quitting their jobs, another indication of an improving U.S. labor market. 

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Headlines
5:00 am
Thu February 26, 2015

School Closings: February 26, 2015

Predicted snowfall for February 26, 2015 (as of 3:49am).
Credit National Weather Service / http://www.erh.noaa.gov/er/lwx/winterstorm/

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until noon. The National Weather Service is predicting 1 to 2 inches of snow in Baltimore, with up to an inch more south of the city, and possibly an inch less to the north. Frederick and areas west aren't expected to get a full inch.

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The First Five Years
4:13 pm
Wed February 25, 2015

The First Five Years: More Benefits of pre-K

Children enrolled in state-supported pre-Kindergarten programs are less likely to be placed in special education according to a new study by Duke University.


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Choral Arts Classics
4:09 pm
Wed February 25, 2015

Liturgical Musicians

For the February edition of Choral Arts Classics, Tom welcomes three of Baltimore's most prominent liturgical musicians, for a conversation about the role of music in the Christian and Jewish faith traditions.


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