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Maryland Morning
8:55 am
Tue April 29, 2014

How Blogging Helps to Continue Bonds

Eleanor Haley and Litsa Williams with Tom Hall
Credit Cassandra Morales

Tom Hall talks with What's Your Grief bloggers Eleanor Haley and Litsa Williams on individual grief and continuing bonds

When dealing with the death of a loved one, daily rituals can maintain our bonds with our loss. Baltimore residents Eleanor Haley and Litsa Williams run a blog called What’s Your Grief that provides resources and support for people grieving the loss of a loved one. 

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Maryland Morning
8:50 am
Tue April 29, 2014

Meeting the Actresses Behind "By the Way, Meet Vera Stark"

Credit Everyman Theatre

Tom Hall talks with actresses Beth Hylton and Dawn Ursula on the Everyman Theatre's production of "By the Way, Meet Vera Stark"

 Lynn Nottage is one of the most distinctive voices in the American theater today.  

She won the Pulitzer Prize for "Ruined," a play set in war-ravaged Congo, and she followed that success with a fascinating chronicle of two movie stars, that spans more than 70 years.  

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Headlines
8:25 am
Tue April 29, 2014

The Box Is Banned, AG Debates, High School Graduation Rates, & A Fish Kill Investigation

State Sen. Brian Frosh is running for Maryland Attorney General.
Credit mdfriendofhillary via flickr

The Baltimore City Council has approved the so-called “ban the box” bill; Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is expected to sign the measure into law. Plus: two debates are set for the Democrats running to be Maryland’s next Attorney General, new numbers on high school graduation rates, an investigation into a fish kill in the Chesapeake Bay, and more.

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Public Commentary
10:31 pm
Mon April 28, 2014

Mark Furst - April 29, 2014

Mark Furst is the president and chief executive officer of United Way of Central Maryland. Prior to joining the organization in 2004, he spent over 25 years in banking, primarily in executive positions at M&T Bank and its predecessors.

Mark has volunteered on various nonprofit boards over the years and presently serves as a director of Baltimore City Head Start, GBC LEADERship and Baltimore Workforce Investment Board. He is also an advisor for Baltimore’s 10-Year Plan to End Homelessness and on the Mayor’s Pay for Success Workgroup.

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Radio Kitchen #1232
10:06 pm
Mon April 28, 2014

Pickling, Salting, and Brining

April 29, 2014 - Radio Kitchen - PICKLING, SALTING, AND BRINING

One of the frustrations of seasonal eating is that we can't always eat as much as we can buy; so the problem is, how can we save it to enjoy it later?  Salting and brining are two ancient techniques of preserving food, but sometimes the flavor changes are so significant that we might do it for the sake of the taste.  Chef Jerry Pelligrino of Waterfront Kitchen has thought a lot about this.

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The Morning Economic Report
9:18 pm
Mon April 28, 2014

Venture Funding - 4/29/14

In a positive sign for both the U.S. economy and the diffusion of new technologies, investors placed $9.5 billion in venture funding during the initial three months of 2014.  That represents the highest quarterly total since the second quarter of 2001 and was up 57 percent from the same quarter one year prior.  Venture capital enables emerging companies to expand more rapidly through many mechanisms, including through marketing, distribution, and produce refinement.

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ClearPath - Your Roadmap to Health & Wealth
5:03 pm
Mon April 28, 2014

Women and Retirement

How prepared are women for retirement and do they have a disadvantage when it comes to planning.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Mon. April 28, 1-2 p.m.
10:14 am
Mon April 28, 2014

Alex's Wake

Martin Goldsmith retraces the steps of his grandfather and uncle from their native Germany to their fateful trip aboard a ship full of Jewish refugees trying to escape Hitler's onslaught. Goldsmith is well known to NPR listeners as the host for many years of the classical music program Performance Today. He is now host of Sirius XM’s Symphony Hall.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Mon. April 28, 12-1 p.m.
10:10 am
Mon April 28, 2014

The Organic Food Business

In his new book about the organic food business, Joe Dobrow talks about John Mackey, the founder of Whole Foods Market.

A look at the evolution of the $100 billion "natural products industry" with Joe Dobrow, former head of marketing for Fresh Fields, Whole Foods Market, Balducci’s and Sprouts Farmers Market. Original air date 03/27/14

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Headlines
9:56 am
Mon April 28, 2014

Straw Polls, Tonight’s Baltimore City Council Meeting, and A Profile Of Ron George

Baltimore City Hall
Credit P. Kenneth Burns / WYPR

  Western Maryland Democrats and the Maryland Republican Party held straw polls over the weekend on the governor’s race; we look at the results. Plus: a preview of tonight’s Baltimore City Council meeting, a profile of GOP gubernatorial hopeful Ron George, and more.

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