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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Fri. July 25, 1-2 p.m.
9:21 am
Fri July 25, 2014

Midday on Film: Summer Blockbusters

The documentary "Life Itself" captures longtime film critic Roger Ebert's last days.

Midday film critics Linda DeLibero and Christopher Llewellyn Reed review the summer's biggest and most interesting movies.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Fri. July 25, 12-1 p.m.
9:19 am
Fri July 25, 2014

The Good Spy

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Kai Bird chronicles the story of legendary CIA officer and Middle East specialist Robert Ames in, "The Good Spy: The Life and Death of Robert Ames."

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Maryland Morning
9:00 am
Fri July 25, 2014

Why Unaccompanied Children From Central America Are Crossing The U.S. Border

The U.S./Mexico border at Nogales, AZ.
Credit Ryan Bavetta / Flickr / Creative Commons

Sheilah talks with Molly McGrath-Tierney, former director of Baltimore City’s Department of Social Services, Bill McCarthy, director of Catholic Charities of the Baltimore Archdiocese, and Salvadoran reporter Hector Silva Avalos.
An estimated 57,000 unaccompanied minors from Central America have crossed the border into the United States since last fall. Maryland is more than 1,700 miles from the Mexican border, but the state has a strong connection with one of the Central American countries: more foreign-born Marylanders have come from El Salvador than any other country. Many of them are concentrated in Langley Park, at the northwest edge of Prince Georges County between College Park and Silver Spring.The "Unaccompanied Alien Children Program," part of the U.S. Department of Human Service, reports that during the first six months of this year, about 2,200 unaccompanied alien children came to Maryland.  Sponsors in the state took responsibility for them.
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Maryland Morning Podcast
9:00 am
Fri July 25, 2014

How To House Migrant Children In Maryland, The Real "Monuments Men"

The U.S./Mexico border at Nogales, AZ.
Credit Ryan Bavetta / Flickr / Creative Commons

Sheilah talks with Molly McGrath Tierney, former director of Baltimore City’s Department of Social Services, Bill McCarthy, director of Catholic Charities of Baltimore, Salvadoran reporter Hector Silva Avalos, and Baltimore writer Susan Sullam.

Maryland's role in the Central American child immigrant crisis, and the real life story of a member of the "Monuments Men" mission. 

Maryland Morning
8:50 am
Fri July 25, 2014

Writer Susan Sullam on Her Father's Secret Search for Nazi Plunder

Lt. Cmdr Joel Fisher
Credit Susan Sullam

Sheilah talks with Susan Sullam, former press secretary for U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin.

  “Monuments Men,” the film, was based on a true story. As it became clear the allies would win World War II , President Franklin D. Roosevelt commissioned a platoon to rescue stolen art and other personal and cultural treasures plundered by the Nazis. In that platoon seven men, “Monuments Men” as they were known, embarked on what’s been called “the greatest treasure hunt in history.” 

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Headlines
8:11 am
Fri July 25, 2014

Hogan Disavows Peroutka, Dems File Complaint Against Hogan, Drug Overdose Deaths, & Oysters

GOP gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan.
Credit Christopher Connelly / WYPR

Republican gubernatorial nominee Larry Hogan has formally “disassociate[d]” himself from Michael Peroutka, the GOP nominee for an Anne Arundel County Council seat. The Maryland Democratic Party has filed a complaint with the state elections board against Hogan. Drug overdose deaths are up in MD. Oysters are moving from the Inner Harbor and the Chesapeake Bay. And more.

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Baltimore Stories
7:30 am
Fri July 25, 2014

The Time Carl Pund Won The YoYo Championship, But Lost The Prize

Gil Sandler

  

Carl Pund, a young boy from West Baltimore, entered the Baltimore City yo-yo contest in 1964. The winner was to be awarded a trip to Disneyland. Carl won the championship, but he didn't win the trip.  A story of a winner's luck gone bad...

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The Morning Economic Report
5:30 am
Fri July 25, 2014

Ongoing Improvement of the U.S. Job Market - 7/25/14

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There is little question that the U.S. labor market is improving.  Job growth has accelerated in recent months and unemployment has been falling.  There are some that believe that the ongoing improvement of the nation’s job market will eventually pull more people back into the labor force. 

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Humanities Connection
5:23 pm
Thu July 24, 2014

Books: A Doorway to Discovery

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The years before children enter the classroom are crucial to setting a student on the path to academic success.

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Baltimore's Future with David Warnock
9:49 am
Thu July 24, 2014

Baltimore's Future: Hathaway Ferebee

Credit Safeandsound.org

David Warnock speaks with Hathaway Ferebee.

On today's episode of "Baltimore's Future," David Warnock speaks with Hathaway Ferebee, Executive Director of the Safe and Sound Campaign, which seeks to improve the health, safety and well-being of young people in Baltimore. 

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