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The Nature of Things
5:49 pm
Tue May 5, 2015

Ruby-Throated Hummingbird

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ClearPath - Your Roadmap to Health & Wealth
5:35 pm
Tue May 5, 2015

Phased Retirement

How baby boomers are changing the landscape of retirement, and how to make sure you're taking the right steps to retire the way you want to.

A Blue View
5:21 pm
Tue May 5, 2015

Galapagos Marine Iguanas - 5/5/15

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You’ve probably heard of the Galapagos Islands, an archipelago of 19 islands deep in the Pacific Ocean. A UNESCO World Heritage site, the Galapagos are 600 miles off the coast of Ecuador, and a world apart from the rest of the planet.

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Radio Kitchen #1331
2:10 pm
Tue May 5, 2015

Big City Farms

May 5, 2015 - Radio Kitchen - Big City Farms

As supporters of the "buy local movement" have gotten to know the local farmers who grow their food, a curious phenomenon has emerged.  Not all farmers work on farms.  At least classic farms, as we think of them.  One operation that Chef Jerry Pellegrino has know for many years is a great example of "urban farming."

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Maryland Morning
10:00 am
Tue May 5, 2015

Multiracial Organizing, After Freddie Gray

A sign at Saturday's curfew protest in Hampden. Courtesy Casey McKeel.

Sheilah talks to Lawrence Brown, an assistant professor in community health and policy at Morgan State University, about the role of race in policing--and in protesting. 

 Dr. Brown was at Pennsylvania and North Avenues Saturday night when protesters not only broke the curfew, but turned the curfew to their advantage. As the world watched, protesters wanted to show that some parts of Baltimore are policed very differently than others. So several dozen mostly white protesters broke the curfew in the mostly white neighborhood of Hampden. Activist Deray McKesson posted a video of a police officer giving the Hampden protesters their last warning not long after the 10 p.m. curfew.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Tue. May 5, 1-2 PM
9:55 am
Tue May 5, 2015

Employment and Equity in West Baltimore

CVS says it plans to rebuild the store damaged in last week's riot, and today we take a look at the needs of West Baltimore and what it takes to bring more jobs and a higher quality of life to its neighborhoods. Our guests: Ron Kreitner of WestSide Renaissance; Todd Cherkis of United Workers; and Jermaine Jones, of the Construction Laborers LiUNA Local 710.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Tue. May 5, 12-1 PM
9:41 am
Tue May 5, 2015

Fair and Impartial Policing

As we continue our coverage of the Freddie Gray case, we look new methods of training law enforcement officers to prevent racial profiling. Our guests: Senator Ben Cardin; City Councilman Bill Henry, from Baltimore's 4 District; Lorie Fridel, associate professor of criminology at University of South Florida; and J. Amy Dillard, professor of law at the University of Baltimore.

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Maryland Morning Podcast
9:00 am
Tue May 5, 2015

Race And Protests; "The Hero's Fight"; "Romeo And Juliet"; Public Health After The Unrest

A protest on North Avenue on Tuesday
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Protestors broke curfew in Hampden and Penn-North Saturday, and the resulting images have people talking about race and policing--and race and protesting. We'll talk to a Morgan State professor who was there about the nexus of black-led movements and white activism.

Then, as a Johns Hopkins researcher in the 1990s, Patricia Fernandez-Kelly embedded herself in West Baltimore and concluded that surveillance, containment, and punishment perpetuate urban poverty. We ask her what’s changed.

Plus, theater critic J. Wynn Rousuck reviews the Chesapeake Shakespeare’s Company of the classic, Romeo and Juliet.

And, thirteen pharmacies remain closed in Baltimore, most of them on the West side. What’s the city doing to make sure residents can access their prescriptions? We talk with Dr. Leana Wen, the city’s Health Commissioner.

Maryland Morning
8:55 am
Tue May 5, 2015

West Baltimore And The Shadow Of The State

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Over the last two weeks, as protests of how police treated Freddie Gray spread from Baltimore to other cities and claimed national media attention, much of America that had known nothing about West Baltimore, began to learn about it. One observer in New Jersey didn’t need an introduction.

In the 1990s Sociologist Patricia Fernandez-Kelly was a research scientist at the Johns Hopkins Institute for Policy Studies. Her research into how de-industrialization was affecting city residents took her into West Baltimore. She immersed herself in the lives of several families, working to understand their experience and in particular, the relation between them and government.

The result is the book Fernandez-Kelly published this spring: "The Hero’s Fight—African-Americans in West Baltimore and the Shadow of the State". Patricia Fernandez-Kelly joins us from Princeton University, where she’s now a senior lecturer in sociology.

The Morning Economic Report
8:51 am
Tue May 5, 2015

Momentum in the Spring Housing Market - 5/5/15

The housing market has entered spring with plentiful momentum.  The strongest labor market in seven years has bolstered consumer confidence.  That, coupled with low interest rates, has the existing home sales market on the move.  Home prices rose zero point seven percent on a seasonally adjusted monthly basis in February, well ahead of expectations. 

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