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UMMC Commentary
4:09 pm
Wed June 18, 2014

Stacy Fisher, M.D.

  Stacy Fisher, M.D. is assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Cardiology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Wed. June 18, 12-2 p.m.
9:21 am
Wed June 18, 2014

Midday Candidates' Week: Attorney General Race

State House Del. Aisha Braveboy, State Sen. Brian Frosh, and State Del. Jon Cardin are vying for the Democratic nomination for Attorney General.

As the Republican and Libertarian candidates are running unopposed in the June 24th primary, we’ll talk with the three contenders vying for the Democratic nomination to become Maryland’s top legal officer; State House Del. Aisha Braveboy of Prince George’s County, Del. Jon Cardin of Baltimore County, and State Senator Brian Frosh of Montgomery County. 

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Maryland Morning
9:00 am
Wed June 18, 2014

Bringing Space to the Eastern Shore

November 2013 rocket launch from Wallops Flight Facility.
Credit Virginia Department of Transportation / Creative Commons

 

Sheilah talks with Dr. Memo Diriker from Salisbury University, as well as Bruce Underwood, Deputy Director of Strategic Development at Wallops Flight Facility.

What can the aerospace industry do for the Eastern Shore economy? We talk with an economist at Salisbury University and a Deputy Director at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia's Eastern Shore.

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Maryland Morning
8:55 am
Wed June 18, 2014

Maryland in Photographs, 75 Years Ago

Tom speaks with author Constance Schulz and Baltimore Sun reporter Fred Rasmussen.

There’s a beautiful new book of photographs that chronicles life in MD in the 1930s and 40s.   It’s called Maryland in Black and White: Documentary Photography from the Great Depression and World War II. Tom Hall spoke about it with the author of the book, Constance Schulz, a professor emeritus at the University of South Carolina. He also spoke with Fred Rasmussen, a reporter at the Baltimore Sun for more than forty years. He wrote the foreword for the book. He used to write a column called Back Story, and is now part of the Retro Baltimore team.

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Maryland Morning
8:50 am
Wed June 18, 2014

James Magruder on Writing "Let Me See It"

Tom Hall speaks with author James Magruder.

Baltimore-based author James Magruder has just published a new collection of inter-related short stories called "Let Me See It."  It’s about family.  It’s about coming of age.  It’s about coming out. 

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Headlines
8:40 am
Wed June 18, 2014

Early Voting, Party Affiliation, Immigrant Children, VA Medical Centers, & Baltimore’s Stylish Mayor

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake
Credit Paul Morigi / Getty Images

Early voting continues. A look at why thousands of Maryland voters have left the major political parties. Federal officials eye another Maryland site as a potential shelter for immigrant children. The acting Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs visits Baltimore’s VA Medical center. News on the casinos coming to Baltimore and Prince George’s County. Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is named as the 5th most fashionable mayor in the world! And more.

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Maryland Morning
8:40 am
Wed June 18, 2014

Creative Baltimore Fund Grantees

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake poses with some of this year’s Creative Baltimore Fund grantees at a press conference, June 16, 2014, at School 33.
Credit Mitch Case, Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts

Yesterday Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake made an announcement concerning city funding for arts organizations and individual artists. 

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Cellar Notes
5:30 am
Wed June 18, 2014

Malbecs by Renacer - 6/18/14

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

Punta Final Malbec, Mendoza '12  *1/2  $
(Very nice entry level malbec.)

Punta Final Reserva Malbec, Mendoza '11  **1/2 $$
(Dynamic, hedonistic, very impressive and satisfying.)

Enamore Malbec, Mendoza '11  *** $$
(A co-production with Allegrini of Italy, robust, very impressive.)

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The First Five Years
4:32 am
Wed June 18, 2014

The First Five Years: Fatherhood

Credit Maryland Family Network

The First Five Years: Fathers

Let’s change the way we talk about fatherhood. 

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The Nature of Things
5:47 pm
Tue June 17, 2014

Fireflies

Credit Takashi Ota

Fireflies thrive in our forests and fields, and the margins between them.  But there just aren’t as many of these bioluminescent beetles as there once were.  Fireflies are disappearing.

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