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Midday with Dan Rodricks, Thurs. Feb. 20 1-2 p.m.
10:28 am
Thu February 20, 2014

Midday on the Bay

Rona Kobell of the Chesapeake Bay Journal discusses some new legislation with potential environmental impacts.
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Bad legislation that's tough to kill, good legislation that's tough to pass.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks, Thurs. Feb. 20 12-1 p.m.
10:21 am
Thu February 20, 2014

Asylum in America

Andrew Schoenholtz and Philip Schrag discuss the Department of Homeland Security's Asylum Office.
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How does the granting of asylum work in the United States? Who gets it and who doesn't, and who controls the process?

Georgetown University Law professors Andrew Schoenholtz and Philip Schrag dug deep into the data for their book, "Asylum in America: Lives in the Balance," a study of 14 Years of asylum adjudication by the Department of Homeland Security.  

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Midday with Dan Rodricks, Wed. Feb. 19 1-2 p.m.
10:16 am
Thu February 20, 2014

Midday on Media

Baltimore Sun Media Critic, David Zurawik
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Today on Midday on Media: Baltimore Sun Media Critic David Zurawik discusses House of Cards and the changing landscape of spoiler etiquette. 

Also on the show: how True Detective's format is a bellwether moment fort serialized television, Comcast's merger with Time Warner, and the new Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.  Also, David pays tribute the the late Sid Caesar.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks, Wed. Feb. 19 12-1 p.m.
9:54 am
Thu February 20, 2014

Dan Bongino

Libertarian Dan Bongino is running for Congress in Maryland
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A conversation with the Republican candidate for Maryland's 6th Congressional District seat currently held by freshman Democrat John Delaney. Bongino is the author of "Life Inside the Bubble: Why a Top-Ranked Secret Service Agent Walked Away from It All."

Production help from Midday Intern Tom Cartaxo.

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Baltimore's Future
8:36 am
Thu February 20, 2014

Baltimore's Future: Morgan Grove on Baltimore's Trees

Morgan Grove
Credit Baltimore Social Innovation Journal

Web extras will be posted by the end of the day.

In this episode, David Warnock speaks with Morgan Grove, research scientist for the U.S.D.A Forest Service. Grove is a self-described 'social ecologist' and studies the impact of trees upon residents' quality of life.

Grove was featured in The Baltimore Social Innovation Journal

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Headlines
8:27 am
Thu February 20, 2014

MD’s Corporate Income Tax, Education Legislation, and A Cyber-Attack At UMD

State Attorney General Doug Gansler is proposing a gradual reduction of MD’s corporate income tax rate. Lieutenant Governor Anthony Brown wants to award more state contracts to minority-owned businesses. Plus: education legislation, a cyber-attack at UMD, and much more.

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In The Bromo
12:00 am
Thu February 20, 2014

Hippodrome 2014-2015 Season

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Tom takes a look ahead to the 2014-15 season at the Hippodrome Theater with Jeff Daniel, the President of the Hippodrome at the France Merrick Performing Arts Center.

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Maryland Morning
9:00 am
Wed February 19, 2014

What Can We Do to Reduce the Number of Medical Drugs in Short Supply?

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Sheilah Kast talks with Dr. Yoram Unguru

The number of medical drugs in short supply has tripled since 2007. What can be done to lower the impact on patients?  We ask Dr. Yoram Unguru from the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics.

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Maryland Morning
8:45 am
Wed February 19, 2014

Leap, Pirouette, Repeat

The dance ensemble Company E.
Credit Courtesy of the Baltimore County Dance Celebration.

Tom Hall talks with Fronda Cohen, the Director of Baltimore County's Commission for Arts and Science, and with Paul Emerson, artistic and executive director of the ensemble Company E.
  The Baltimore County Commission on Arts and Sciences is inviting people to “take a leap” this month in a first-ever dance festival that features performances, and related events in Towson, Dundalk, Owings Mills and elsewhere.  It's called the Baltimore County Dance Celebration.

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Headlines
8:44 am
Wed February 19, 2014

Another Poll On The Governor’s Race, MD’s Health Insurance Exchange, & The SHA’s Snow Removal Budget

We look at the results of another poll on the MD Governor’s race. Plus: news on the state’s online health insurance exchange, speed cameras, offshore wind, MDs’ income tax, snow removal budgets, Baltimore City Schools’ new CEO, SSA disability claims, and the Baltimore County Executive’s race.

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