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8:50 am
Thu December 12, 2013

Mark Furst - December 10, 2013

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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The Morning Economic Report
8:39 am
Thu December 12, 2013

The Morning Economic Report - 12/12/13

The Morning Economic Report
8:36 am
Thu December 12, 2013

The Morning Economic Report - 12/11/13

The Morning Economic Report
8:33 am
Thu December 12, 2013

The Morning Economic Report - 12/10/13

The Morning Economic Report
8:30 am
Thu December 12, 2013

The Morning Economic Report - 12/9/13

A Blue View
8:24 am
Thu December 12, 2013

Coral Reefs: Rainforests of the Sea - 12/10/13

Coral Reefs

Sometimes called the rainforests of the sea, coral reefs are colorful, intricate ecosystems—among the most incredible natural wonders in the world.

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Headlines
7:59 am
Thu December 12, 2013

O’Malley To Address Online Exchange, Gansler Proposes Apprenticeship Expansion, and “Safe Streets"

Governor Martin O'Malley
Credit P. Kenneth Burns / WYPR

Governor Martin O’Malley is set to brief the media today on the status of Maryland’s online health insurance exchange. State Attorney General Doug Gansler proposes apprenticeship expansion. Baltimore’s “Safe Streets” program. A Baltimore City Council hearing on the death of Tyrone West. And more.

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The First Five Years
4:49 pm
Wed December 11, 2013

The First Five Years: Protective Factors

Credit Maryland Family Network

Strengthening Families is an approach to promoting healthy family functioning. Taken together, protective and promotive factors increase the probability of positive, adaptive and healthy outcomes, even in the face of risk and adversity.

The Protective Factors Framework (Center for the Study of Social Policy) provides an overview of the five Protective Factors listed above.

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Mary Jo Salter
3:32 pm
Wed December 11, 2013

Choral Arts Classics - Mary Jo Salter

Credit poetryfoundation.org

The acclaimed poet Mary Jo Salter joins Tom for the first of two conversations about the relationship between poetry and music.

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Cellar Notes
7:30 am
Wed December 11, 2013

12/11/13 - WYPR Website and Cellar Notes

Now that WYPR's new website is up and running, we wanted to let Cellar Notes listeners know how to use it to their best advantage. 

For years people have mentioned that they cannot write down our recommendations while they are driving home.  We understand.  That is why we post them on the website.

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