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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Mon. June 2, 12-1 pm
10:53 am
Mon June 2, 2014

Caring for the Terminally Ill

Sue Collins and Nancy Robson's book, "Ok, Now What: A Caregiver's Guide to What Matters" offers practical and emotional advice to those who are caring for the terminally ill.
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As the baby boom generation ages, more and more Americans will become caregivers for the dying. Longtime hospice nurse Sue Collins and writer Nancy Robson, who has had personal experiences at the side of deathbeds, guide readers through everything, from how to arrange for hospice care to how to talk to a dying person during his or her last days. 

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Maryland Morning
9:00 am
Mon June 2, 2014

What's Keeping Job Seekers From Finding Work?

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Sheilah Kast speaks with economist Chris Seals, Jason Perkins-Cohen, Executive Director of the Job Opportunities Task Force and Clifford White, an ex-offender who has started his own business.

According to the latest jobs report, there are about 81,000 unemployed job seekers in the Baltimore region. A new report analyzes what's keeping the unemployed from finding work. The report comes from the Opportunity Collaborative, a group of governments, agencies, and non-profits developing a regional plan for workforce development, housing, and transportation. Sheilah Kast talks with economist Chris Seals, author of the report, as well as Jason Perkins-Cohen, Executive Director of the Job Opportunities Task Force.

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Maryland Morning
8:50 am
Mon June 2, 2014

"The Gospel Songstress" at Arena Players

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J. Wynn Rousuck reviews "The Gospel Songstress" at Arena Players.

The legendary gospel singer Mahalia Jackson is the subject of the current show at Baltimore’s Arena Players. Maryland Morning theater critic J. Wynn Rousuck has been to see this homage called, “The Gospel Songstress.”  It continues at Arena Players through June 8. 

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Headlines
8:45 am
Mon June 2, 2014

Baltimore’s Curfew, Petition Drive On Transgender Rights Law Falls Short, & New Speed Camera Laws

Del. Neil Parrott (R-Washington County) led an effort to put Maryland's new transgender rights law on November's ballot.
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The Baltimore City Council will likely cast a final vote tonight on a bill expanding the city’s curfew.

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Maryland Morning
8:45 am
Mon June 2, 2014

Muse 360 Celebrates 10 Years

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Tom Hall speaks with Sharayna Christmas Rose, founder of Muse 360.

Sharayna Christmas Rose is the founder of Muse 360, a program for young people in Baltimore that combines training in the visual and performing arts with trips to places around the world that are important to the history of Africans and African Americans.  Muse 360 is 10 years old, and they are celebrating that milestone with a special performance and gala on Saturday night .  Sharayna Christmas Rose joins Tom Hall in the studio.

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The Morning Economic Report
5:30 am
Mon June 2, 2014

Healthcare Salaries - 6/2/14

Physicians represent the most highly trained members of the health industry’s workforce.  But on average, they are not the highest earners in healthcare.  That distinction belongs not to those who deliver care, but to those who oversee the business of medicine.  An analysis conducted by Compdata Surveys on behalf of the New York Times determined the following – the average insurance chief executive officer makes $584,000 per annum.  The average hospital CEO makes $386,000 per year, and an average hospital administrator takes home $237,000.  That compares to $185,000 per year for a general d

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Foreman and Wolf on Food and Wine
12:00 am
Sun June 1, 2014

Wines No One Cares About

What Are You Reading
5:41 pm
Fri May 30, 2014

James McBride

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Tom talks with the author James McBride. His latest novel is The Good Lord Bird.

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Headlines
3:35 pm
Fri May 30, 2014

“Ban The Box” Signed Into Law, Baltimore’s Curfew, A Profile Of Larry Hogan, & Bike To Work Day

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Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has signed into law the so-called “ban the box” bill, requiring most city employers not to ask most job applicants about their criminal histories until extending a conditional job offer.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Fri. May 30, 1-2 pm
10:08 am
Fri May 30, 2014

Understanding Reconstruction

In his new book, historian Douglas Egerton highlights some of the overlooked, progressive reforms that were made during post-Civil War Reconstruction.

In "The Wars of Reconstruction," historian Douglas Egerton tells of the hundreds of former slaves and other African-Americans who held local political office and who risked their lives for equality, in the face of entrenched white power and murderous violence, in the years following the Civil War.

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