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In The Bromo
10:52 am
Fri August 22, 2014

Samuel Pergande

Tom talks with the star of Dirty Dancing, Samuel Pergande.

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Maryland Morning Podcast
10:00 am
Fri August 22, 2014

Drug Shortages, Helping Others Through Grief, "Particle Fever"

Large Hadron Collider/ATLAS at CERN
Credit CERN

How can doctors deal with drug shortages? Plus, helping a loved one through a loss, and smashing particles together for science.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Fri. Aug. 22, 1-2 p.m.
9:27 am
Fri August 22, 2014

Volunteerism in Retirement

As the retirement population increases, more nonprofit organizations are looking to seniors for volunteers.

As the population of retirees increases, more organizations are turning to seniors for volunteers. A talk about the mutual benefits to the community and to the health of retirees who volunteer. Our guests: Bill Romani, director of AARP Experience Corps. of Baltimore ; Dora Tapp, a local volunteer with Experience Corps; and Hal Handley, a former senior vice president with McCormick & Co. recently named "Volunteer of the Decade" by the Volunteers for Economic Growth Alliance. Original air date 7/28/14 

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Fri. Aug. 22, 12-1 p.m.
9:22 am
Fri August 22, 2014

Endangered Maryland

Baltimore's Mechanic Theater is one of 10 sites listed on this year's Endangered Maryland list.
Credit By: Edwin Rembsburg

Each year, the nonprofit advocacy organization Preservation Maryland releases a list of what it considers to be the most threatened historical sites in the state. Included on this year's list are Baltimore's Mechanic Theater and the Valve House in Clifton Park. Margaret De Arcangelis, education and outreach director for Preservation Maryland, is our guest. 

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Headlines
9:10 am
Fri August 22, 2014

Fracking, The Bank Of America Settlement, Baltimore’s Casino, Speed Cameras, & The MD State Fair

Credit Bank of America 32 W. Pennsylvania Avenue, Baltimore, MD taken by Elliot Plack via flickr

We examine the UMD report on hydraulic fracturing (aka “fracking”) and look at why it’s important for the governor’s race. We examine the preparation for the soon-to-open Horseshoe Casino Baltimore. Plus: MD’s share of the Bank of America settlement, Baltimore speed cameras, the Maryland State Fair opens, and more.

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Maryland Morning
9:00 am
Fri August 22, 2014

What Can We Do to Reduce The Number Of Medical Drugs In Short Supply?

Credit Markus Grossalber / Flickr / Creative Commons

Sheilah talks with Dr. Yoram Unguru about medical drug shortages.

Shortages of life-saving medicines and drugs are becoming increasingly common in the U.S.  Since 2007, the number of drugs considered in short supply has tripled according to a report released earlier this year from the federal government. Many of the drugs in shortage are generic sterile injectable drugs. Some are to control pain; others fight infections, treat heart problems, enable nutrition or battle cancer. So, what can we do to reduce the number drugs in short supply?

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Programs
8:55 am
Fri August 22, 2014

How Blogging Helps to Continue Bonds

Eleanor Haley and Litsa Williams with Tom Hall
Credit Cassandra Morales

Tom Hall speaks with Eleanor Haley and Litsa Williams, creators of the blog 'What's Your Grief."

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
8:45 am
Fri August 22, 2014

"Particle Fever"

Large Hadron Collider/ATLAS at CERN
Credit CERN

Tom talks with David Kaplan, a particle physicist and producer of the film, "Particle Fever."

What happens when 10,000 scientists work to slam together particles moving near the speed of light? Tom Hall asks David Kaplan, Johns Hopkins physics professor and producer of the new documentary, "Particle Fever." The documentary chronicles the development of the Large Hadron Collider.  You can stream it on Netflix.

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Baltimore Stories
7:30 am
Fri August 22, 2014

The Time Bill Haley Closed Keith's Theater

Gil Sandler

The Time Bill Haley Closed Keith's Theater

By 1955, Keith's Theater on Lexington Street had been in decline for years. Management was looking into ways to close it. To their surprise, a lead act on their stage, Bill Haley and his Comets, did the job for them...in a way nobody could have suspected. 

The Morning Economic Report
5:30 am
Fri August 22, 2014

Job Market on the Mend - 8/22/14

The Labor Department’s monthly Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey, otherwise known as JOLTS, recently supplied additional information indicating that America’s job market really is on the mend.  The number of unemployed job seekers per open position declined to 2.02 in June, the lowest level since April of 2008.  In other words, the chances of finding a job have gone up.  The ratio was 2.14 in May and is now actually below the average sustained from 2002 to 2006.

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