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Maryland Morning
9:00 am
Mon May 12, 2014

Aisha Braveboy, Candidate for Attorney General

Delegate Aisha Braveboy
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Sheilah Kast speaks with Delegate Aisha Braveboy from Prince George's County about why she's vying to be the State's chief legal officer.

Maryland’s primary election is six weeks from tomorrow, June 24.  This week we’re talking to the three Democrats running for their party’s nomination for Attorney General. One of them could succeed the incumbent, Doug Gansler, who is running for Governor. One of them is Delegate Aisha Braveboy, a Democrat from Prince George’s County. 

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Maryland Morning
8:55 am
Mon May 12, 2014

"The Martyrdom of Abolitionist Charles Torrey"

Sketch of Charles Torrey, originally published in "Memoir of the Rev. Charles T. Torrey" by J. P. Lovejoy.
Credit Public Domain

Sheilah Kast talks with author E. Fuller Torrey, a distant relative of abolitionist Charles Torrey. E. Fuller, who has written a book about the elder Torey's life.

Psychiatric researcher E. Fuller Torrey’s mother told him he had a famous ancestor, a preacher who had made a big impact as an abolitionist back in the 1840s. This distant cousin, Charles Turner Torrey, was said to have personally driven 400 slaves to freedom and had inspired John Brown to take a militant stand against slavery.

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Maryland Morning
8:50 am
Mon May 12, 2014

"Peter and the Starcatcher" at the Hippodrome

Joey deBettencourt from the "Peter and the Starcatcher" Tour Company.
Credit Terry Shapiro

J. Wynn Rousuck reviews "Peter and the Starcatcher" at the Hippodrome.

“What was Peter Pan like before he met Wendy in J.M. Barrie’s famous novel?”  

The answer to that question can be found in "Peter and the Starcatcher," the musical that’s at the Hippodrome Theater in Baltimore until May 18. Maryland Morning theater critic J. Wynn Rousuck has been to see the production, and she brings us this review. 

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Maryland Morning
8:45 am
Mon May 12, 2014

Portraits of Baltimore Voguers

Photographer Frédéric Nauczyciel and voguer and artist Dale Blackheart

Tom Hall talks with photographer Frédéric Nauczyciel and artist and voguer Dale Blackheart.
  The phenomenon of voguing goes back centuries, and is well-known in certain parts of Baltimore.  The French photographer, Frédéric Nauczyciel has documented it.  Portraits of members of Baltimore’s voguing community are on display at the Julie Meneret Contemporary Art Gallery in New York until Sunday, May 18th.

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Headlines
8:18 am
Mon May 12, 2014

Lawmaker Reimbursements, An AA County Executive Debate, Baltimore’s Curfew, & Preakness Week

Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome.
Credit Bill Brine via flickr

A look at lawmaker reimbursements during the 2014 General Assembly sessions. Republicans running for Anne Arundel County Executive are set to debate tonight. Campaign signs taken down in the 42nd District State Senate race. Proposed changes to Baltimore’s curfew. The winner of the Kentucky Derby heads to Baltimore, in advance of Saturday’s Preakness Stakes. And more.

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The Morning Economic Report
7:09 pm
Fri May 9, 2014

Wedding Budgets - 5/9/14

Foreman and Wolf on Food and Wine
2:23 pm
Fri May 9, 2014

Mothers Day

Mother's Day favorites from Chef and Tony.

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Maryland Morning
12:02 pm
Fri May 9, 2014

The 2014 Democratic Candidates for Governor

From left to right: Anthony Brown, Doug Gansler, Heather Mizeur

The 2014 Democratic candidates for Governor.

Maryland’s primary election will take place June 24th. This is a special podcast we’ve put together with all of Maryland Morning's interviews with the candidates vying for the Democratic nomination for Governor. We’ve arranged them in alphabetical order. The total run time is about 37 minutes.

Midday with Dan Rodricks: Fri. May 9, 1-2 p.m.
10:31 am
Fri May 9, 2014

Midday Eats with Hong & Shields

A vegan lemon meringue tart.
Credit Courtesy of John Shields

Actress Mayim Bialik, best known for her roles in the sitcoms "Blossom" and "The Big Bang Theory," is out with a new cookbook that caters to the vegan diet. She joins Midday foodie John Shields of Gertrude's in sharing vegan recipes and cooking tips.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Fri. May 9, 12-1 p.m.
10:27 am
Fri May 9, 2014

Midday Friday

This week, Maryland's Democratic candidates squared off for their first televised debate ahead of the June 24 primary.
Credit Washington Post

Following up on interesting stories, people and ideas, from the Baltimore region and throughout Maryland. This hour, we'll get into the latest happenings in Maryland politics. The progressive activists who worked to get a minimum wage increase from the General Assembly aren’t satisfied with $10.10 an hour by 2018. They don’t believe Maryland is true-blue, and they're setting out to elect more progressives to office.

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