8:45 am
Wed February 12, 2014

A Winter Storm Warning, MD’s Minimum Wage, Mizeur’s Gubernatorial Bid, and Baltimore Policing

Credit National Weather Service

Governor Martin O’Malley has declared a State of Emergency as a winter storm bears down on Maryland; the system could dump 6 to 10 inches of snow and sleet on the state before Thursday night. More on the storm, plus: the minimum wage, Baltimore policing, a longshoremen’s union rejects a contract proposal, and more.

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Cellar Notes
10:32 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

Domestic Dessert Wines - 2/12/14

Cost key:  $=less than $20  $$= $20-40   $$$=$40-60  $$$$=above $60

Justin Vineyards & Wines "Obtuse" dessert wine, Paso Robles ** $$
(100% cab sauv port)

Boordy "Veritude" Ruby Port , Maryland 2008 (375 ml.) ***  $$
(Precise approximation of classic ruby port style.)

Kiona Late Harvest Riesling, Columbia Valley, Washington 2007 *1/2 $
(Light, delicate, full of flavor.)

Orchid Cellars "The Archer" Mead, Maryland  ** $
(A honey based wine with spicy notes.)

Many of these fine wines can be purchased at Wine World.  See sponsor tab.

Midday with Dan Rodricks, Tues. Feb. 11, 1-2 p.m.
4:09 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

MotorWeek's John Davis

MotorWeek's John Davis
Credit MotorWeek

On the heels of the biggest auto shows of the year, we get a look at industry trends from John Davis of public television's MotorWeek, the nation's longest-running automotive news magazine.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks, Tues. Feb. 11, 12-1 p.m.
3:50 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake
Credit The Baltimore Sun

A day after her annual State of the City address, the Mayor takes calls and answers WYPR listener questions about crime in the city and other issues.

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The Environment In Focus
2:27 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

The Comeback of an Ancient Fishing Bird

Double-crested cormorants were nearly wiped out in much of the U.S. before a rebound sparked by the federal government's 1972 ban the pesticide DDT and prohibitions on shooting the fishing birds.  

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Maryland Morning
9:23 am
Tue February 11, 2014

A Portrait of MICA's Next President

Samuel Hoi
Credit MICA

Tom Hall talks to MICA's next president, Samuel Hoi.

The Maryland Institute College of Art announced yesterday that Samuel Hoi will become the new president of the acclaimed art school in July.  Mr. Hoi has been the President of the Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles since 2000. 

Hoi will succeed Fred Lazarus, IV, who has held the reins at MICA for the past 36 years.  Samuel Hoi joins Tom Hall on the phone from Los Angeles. 

The Checkup
9:00 am
Tue February 11, 2014

Are ACOs Changing the Way Doctors Work Together?

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Sheilah Kast talks with Craig Behm and nephrologist Adam Weinstein.

Today, on the Checkup, we look at Accountable Care Organizations, or ACOs. Those are groups of independent providers in a particular community who join together to coordinate care—and to save money.  ACOs can include hospitals, physicians, and specialists. 

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8:35 am
Tue February 11, 2014

The “State Of The City,” MD’s Minimum Wage, Marijuana, Storm Water Fees, & A Winter Storm Watch

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake focused the majority of her fourth State of the City speech on crime while also touting successes of the last year.
Credit P. Kenneth Burns / WYPR

We examine Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake’s “State of the City” speech, plus: MD’s minimum wage, speed cameras, marijuana decriminalization, a contract vote for a longshoremen’s union, the costs of MD’s health insurance exchange, storm water fees, and the Winter Storm Watch set for Wednesday night through Thursday night.

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Radio Kitchen
10:21 pm
Mon February 10, 2014

#1221 - Valentine's Day

February 11, 2014 - Radio Kitchen - Valentine's Day

A little later this week we all have an opportunity to express our love to the one who matters most, and Chef Jerry Pellegrino of Waterfront Kitchen knows that cooking up something special for Valentine's Day is a wonderful way to say you care.

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ClearPath - Your Roadmap to Health & Wealth
5:00 pm
Mon February 10, 2014

The Savers Credit

TransAmerica Center for Retirement Studies (TCRS) released survey results to help increase public awareness of the Saver's Credit, an important tax credit.  Many American workers may be missing out on a valuable tax credit this year.

TransAmerica Center for Retirement Studies

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