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Maryland Morning
8:45 am
Tue May 6, 2014

Where New York Mafia and Gay Nightlife Meet

Tom Hall speaks with Alexander Hortis, author of the new book "The Mob and the City: The Hidden History of How the Mafia Captured New York".

Alexander Hortis is a lawyer who lives in Baltimore, who has studied the Mafia for many years, and who’s published several articles about the long reach of La Cosa Nostra in virtually every aspect of life in New York, and elsewhere.  In his new book, "The Mob and The City: The Hidden History of How the Mafia Captured New York," he argues that much of what we think we know about the mob is simply part of a mythology that has been fueled over decades by self-serving autobiographers and Hollywood. He talks about it with Tom Hall.

 

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Headlines
8:32 am
Tue May 6, 2014

Monday’s Bill-Signings, Prayer At Carroll County Commissioners Meetings, & Gubernatorial Debates

Governor Martin O’Malley has signed more than 200 bills into law, including a measure that will raise the state’s minimum wage. A Supreme Court ruling allows sectarian prayer to resume at Carroll County Commissioners meetings. Plus: gubernatorial debates, Baltimore’s pension system, background checks for Baltimore County volunteers, yesterday’s building collapse at Sparrows Point, and more.

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The Morning Economic Report
5:30 am
Tue May 6, 2014

Executive Pay Discrepancy - 5/6/14

According to a recent Fortune Magazine article, last year, the highest ranking female executives working at America’s largest banks were paid an average of $5.6 million.  

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Radio Kitchen
7:14 pm
Mon May 5, 2014

Spring Soups

April 6, 2014 - Radio Kitchen - Spring Soups

Well, we've been to the market and we've seen what's available, and now it's time to come up with some ideas of what to do with all this Springtime food. And as Chef Jerry Pellegrino of Waterfront Kitchen has observed, there are few better uses than a Springtime soup for all this great produce. Here are a few ideas we've collected:

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Public Commentary
7:04 pm
Mon May 5, 2014

Marc Terrill - May 6, 2014

Marc B Terrill is the President of THE ASSOCIATED: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore. In his professional leadership role, Marc directs the day-to-day management and operations as well as the long-range planning for THE ASSOCIATED, with a primary emphasis on the development of human and financial resources. He is a graduate of the University of Florida and obtained his Masters in Social Work with a concentration in community organization from the Wurzweiler School of Social Work at Yeshiva University. Marc received an Honorary Doctorate Degree from the Baltimore Hebrew University.

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A Blue View
6:56 pm
Mon May 5, 2014

Raising a Child with the Environment in Mind - 5/6/14

For many parents, raising a child to appreciate the natural world is a priority. And the good news is that the cultivation of this environmental awareness can start from a very early age.

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ClearPath - Your Roadmap to Health & Wealth
4:50 pm
Mon May 5, 2014

Maryland Health Connection Enrollment Results

How did Maryland's health portal to the ACA perform?

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Midday with Dan Rodricks, Mon. May 5 1-2 p.m.
3:13 pm
Mon May 5, 2014

Midday on Health with Dr. John Cmar

"The July Effect" is the belief that more medical errors occur in teaching hospitals, as recently-graduated med students begin practicing medicine.
Credit emory.edu

Last winter’s “Polar Vortex” has unleashed a particularly harsh allergy season, dubbed “The Pollen Vortex.” Baltimore’s asthma-related deaths are almost three times higher than the rest of the state's. Warm-weather injuries are expected to begin popping up in emergency rooms; we’ll hear about some of the most common injuries that occur as a result of spring activity and how to avoid them.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Mon. May 5, 1-2 p.m.
9:38 am
Mon May 5, 2014

Midday on Health with Dr. John Cmar

The unusually frigid winter has given rise to unusually high counts of pollen.

Last winter’s “Polar Vortex” has unleashed a particularly harsh allergy season, dubbed “The Pollen Vortex.” Baltimore’s asthma-related deaths are almost three times higher than the rest of the state's. Warm-weather injuries are expected to begin popping up in emergency rooms; we’ll hear about some of the most common injuries that occur as a result of spring activity and how to avoid them.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Mon. May 5, 12-1 p.m.
9:33 am
Mon May 5, 2014

The Income Gap

Income inequality in the U.S. has risen steadily in recent decades, prompting movements like Occupy Wall Street.

From President Obama to Pope Francis, income inequality -- the widening gap between rich and poor -- is a recurring theme in public discourse in the U.S. and around the world. But what does it really mean? How bad is it and what are its long-term consequences for the emerging generation of American workers?

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