Cellar Notes
10:05 pm
Tue May 13, 2014

Cotes-du-Rhone - 5/14/14

Price key:  $=less than $20  $$= $20-40   $$$=$40-60  $$$$=above $60
Quality key:  * = good decent wine  ** = very good wine   *** = superb wine

Laurence Féraud Côtes du Rhone 2011 *1/2  $
(Great example of the affordable café style of CDR.)

Domaine La Manarine Côtes du Rhone 2012 ** $
(Café style with a touch of class, good grenache influence.)

Les Galets de Sauveterre Côtes du Rhone 2011  **1/2  $
(Huge bargain in a textbook CDR, with lots of "garrigue" notes.)

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Radio Kitchen #1233
9:21 pm
Tue May 13, 2014

The Herbs of Spring

May 13, 2014 - Radio Kitchen - The Herbs of Spring

Since the farmers' markets reopened this spring, one of the easiest things to find has been fresh herbs.  Now, herbs are great because they can be grown under cover, and a little bit of space can yield a lot of product. There are a lot of herbs out there to work with, but we don't always have an idea about what to do with them.

We also don't always have an idea how to preserve them for later use.

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A Blue View
9:00 pm
Tue May 13, 2014

Cleaning Up Critical Habitats - 5/13/14

Most of us probably believe that we do a pretty good job of picking up after ourselves, but the reality is that trash does in fact make its way into our streets, our communities, or shores, and our waterways. To help critical habitats in the Chesapeake Bay area, the National Aquarium's Conservation Team regularly hosts cleanups where Aquarium staff and volunteers pick up what others left behind.

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The Nature of Things
4:32 pm
Tue May 13, 2014


The rich, whistling song of the Baltimore oriole, echoing from treetops near homes and parks, is a sweet herald of spring in eastern North America.

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ClearPath - Your Roadmap to Health & Wealth
4:28 pm
Tue May 13, 2014

Pulse Check

What has been the ACA impact on business.

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The Environment In Focus
1:43 pm
Tue May 13, 2014

Naturalist Uncovers Hidden Treasures in Maryland's Seasons

Biologist Bryan MacKay's new book, “A Year Across Maryland: A Week By Week Guide to Discovering Nature in the Chesapeake Region,” describes the miraculous diversity of the Mid-Atlantic's natural world.

Environment In Focus Podcast 5-14-2014

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Tues. May 13, 1-2 pm
9:58 am
Tue May 13, 2014

The Burning Shore

While no longer operational, these WWII-era observation towers on Delaware's coast serve to protect the memory of the people who defended and protected our country.

Summer tourists to the Delaware shore have probably seen old concrete watch towers near some of the beaches there. Today we'll learn about why they were built -- to watch for the German submarines on the East Coast during World War II. Our guest: Military journalist Ed Offley, who has chronicled the German U-boat campaign and the toll it took of ships, cargo and human life along the eastern seaboard, from New Jersey to North Carolina.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Tues. May 13, 12-1 pm
9:49 am
Tue May 13, 2014

Boko Haram and the Nigerian Crisis

Violence linked to the Boko Haram has claimed an estimated 10,000 lives since it's inception in 2002.

Morgan State and Fulbright professor Max Hilaire has traveled and lectured extensively in Nigeria, and he joins Midday again to talk about the Boko Haram terrorist group's kidnapping of Nigerian school girls.

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Maryland Morning
9:02 am
Tue May 13, 2014

Jon Cardin, Candidate for Attorney General

Delegate Jon Cardin, candidate for Attorney General
Credit Maryland State Archives

Sheilah Kast speaks with Delegate Jon Cardin, Democratic candidate for Attorney General.

Maryland's primary election is June 24 and leading up to it, we've been talking to the major Democratic and Republican candidates for Governor and the Democratic candidates for Attorney General.

On Monday we heard from Delegate Aisha Braveboy and today we'll hear from Delegate Jon Cardin, a Democrat who represents Northwest Baltimore County's 11th District.

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8:57 am
Tue May 13, 2014

Baltimore’s Curfew, The Minimum Wage, Milling & Paving, and Charm City Drivers: Not So Charming

A proposed overhaul of Baltimore’s curfew passed a preliminary vote in the City Council last night. Two Democratic gubernatorial candidates call for further changes to MD’s minimum wage. Plus: “milling and paving” season starts, GPA changes considered in Baltimore schools, and a new study finds Baltimore drivers the 3rd least courteous in the nation – and the most likely to "flip the bird" to other drivers. And more.

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