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9:48 am
Mon March 10, 2014

MD’s Health Benefits Exchange, The Minimum Wage, The Estate Tax, & Marijuana Decriminalization

The Inspector General for DHHS will examine MD’s online health benefits exchange. Lawmakers vote on bills dealing with the minimum wage, the estate tax, marijuana decriminalization, & Baltimore’s needle exchange program. Plus: how the harsh winter is affecting MD’s farmers.

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The Morning Economic Report
9:20 am
Mon March 10, 2014

State Economies - 3/10/14

An analysis by Haver Analytics summarizes the extent to which various state economies have recovered from the Great Recession.  Three indicators were used to compile the rankings.  

First, the analysis considers employment gains or losses in each state.  Second, the analysis focuses upon home prices.  Finally, the analysis considers highway miles driven, both a reflection of how many people are driving to work each day and how much merchandise is being shipped to stores. 

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Maryland Morning
8:45 am
Mon March 10, 2014

"The Dresser" at Everyman Theatre

Carl Schurr as "Sir" and Bruce Randolph Nelson as "Norman."
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J. Wynn Rousuck reviews "The Dresser"

Our theater critic on a play about the theater. Maryland Morning theater critic J. Wynn Rousuck reviews "The Dresser" at Everyman Theatre. 

"The Dresser" continues at Everyman Theatre until March 23. 

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Maryland Morning
8:40 am
Mon March 10, 2014

Photographer N. Jay Jaffee Captured the Spontaneous

United Methodist Church at Mount Vernon Place in Baltimore, 1994.
N. Jay Jaffee

Tom Hall talks with UMBC photographer Thomas Beck about photographer N. Jay Jaffee.
  The work of photographer N. Jay Jaffee is on display at UMBC.  Tom Hall takes a tour with curator Thomas Beck, who discusses Jaffee's spontaneous style of working.

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Foreman and Wolf on Food and Wine
12:00 am
Mon March 10, 2014

Hosting a Grand Dinner Party

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Good wine and the ingredients you’ll splurge on.

Appetizers: caviar on oysters, shrimp, scallops and truffles

  Soup: Potato Leek Soup Consommé: egg whites, ground chicken artichokes, chives as garnish Basic Chicken stock from a whole chicken with rosemary, carrots and the top of the celery.

Fish: Sole, salmon, turbot and monkfish.

  Producer Segment: Arnaud Weyrich of Roederer Estate in Mendocino Valley, focused on sparkling wines.

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ClearPath - Your Roadmap to Health & Wealth
5:28 pm
Fri March 7, 2014

Millenial Retirement

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Headlines
11:40 am
Fri March 7, 2014

The Minimum Wage, MD’s Revenue Projections, Cove Point, Stormwater Fees, & The Time Change

A look at legislation moving through the General Assembly, on topics including the minimum wage, MD’s stormwater fees, domestic violence, the regulation of Lyft and Uber, and pesticide fee. Plus: MD’s revenue projections, Cove Point, and Sunday’s switch to Daylight Saving Time.

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Midday on Film: Fri. March 7, 1-2 p.m.
10:11 am
Fri March 7, 2014

Midday on Film

Director Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey is considered a Hollywood classic.

The late Stanley Kubrick was one of American cinema's most influential directors and screenwriters. On the 50th anniversary of Kubrick's celebrated Cold War satire "Dr. Strangelove," we take a look at the Kubrick canon with Midday on Film critics Linda DeLibero and Christopher Llewellyn Reed.

ADDITIONAL READING:

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Fri. March 7, 12-1 p.m.
9:57 am
Fri March 7, 2014

The Midday Weekly Review

Maryland Democratic Congressman Elijah Cummings has his microphone cutoff mid-sentence by GOP Committee Chairman Darrell Issa.
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A look at the week's regional news stories with the reporters, political commentators, and editors who covered them. This hour: Maryland Congressman Elijah Cummings had his microphone cut off in mid-sentence by a Republican committee chairman in Washington. It happened at the end of a contentious hearing on the Internal Revenue Service. The Congressional Black Caucus has called for the committee chairman’s resignation.

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Maryland Morning
9:00 am
Fri March 7, 2014

A Wage with a Past

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Sheilah Kast talks about the minimum wage with WYPR statehouse reporter Chris Connelly and Johns Hopkins University professor Angus Burgin.
  In 1938, the federal government established a minimum wage for the first time. It was 25 cents an hour, or 4.15 in today’s dollars.  Now, both President Obama and Governor O’Malley have made raising the minimum wage a priority.  In Maryland, the minimum wage is currently the same as the federal rate, 7.25. The legislature is considering a proposal that would raise that to $10.10 by 2017.  
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