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Maryland Morning
9:00 am
Wed May 7, 2014

Anthony Brown, Candidate for Governor

Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown
Credit State of Maryland

Sheilah Kast talks with Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown.
Maryland’s primary election for governor is just under seven weeks away, on June 24th. Last week, we spoke with the Republican candidates for governor. This week, we’re hearing from the major Democratic candidates for governor. With us today is Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown
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Maryland Morning
8:55 am
Wed May 7, 2014

Senior Portraits: Harvey Marshall

Harvey Marshall
Credit Libby Rahl

Senior Portraits: Harvey Marshall

The Maryland Department of Planning projects that the state’s senior population will grow to 837,000 people by 2015. That’s a 18 percent increase in the past 5 years. 

With more seniors, come more stories. 

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Maryland Morning
8:45 am
Wed May 7, 2014

Steven Galloway, On the Stories We Tell Ourselves

Author Steven Galloway.
Credit Frances Raud

Tom Hall talks with author Steven Galloway about his new book, "The Confabulist".
Author Steven Galloway has invented a new story about the legendary Harry Houdini.  It’s in a new novel called The Confabulist, and it’s about truth and the appearance of truth, and the power, complications and inter-connectedness of magic and memory.

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Headlines
7:52 am
Wed May 7, 2014

Prayer At Public Meetings, Climate Change, Tonight’s Gubernatorial Debate, & Summer Vacations In OC

Along the Atlantic.
Credit Nathan Sterner / WYPR

We look at prayer at public meetings, in the wake of Monday’s Supreme Court decision. Plus: the White House’s climate change report, tonight’s gubernatorial debate, the aftermath of the 26th Street collapse, Maryland’s online health insurance exchange, & Ocean City’s #5 position on a ranking of summer vacation destinations. And more.

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The Morning Economic Report
5:30 am
Wed May 7, 2014

Housing Market Recovery - 5/7/14

There are many economists who predicted that the US gross domestic product would expand in real terms by 3 percent or better in 2014.  Those forecasts depend on many things going right, including ongoing recovery in the nation’s housing market.  But just when many economists expected the housing market to gather momentum due to broader economic improvement, the US housing market appears to be losing steam.  Sales of existing homes fell 7.5 percent in March from a year earlier and to the slowest pace recorded in 20 months.  Purchases of new homes fell 14.5 percent from February.  

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Cellar Notes
8:03 pm
Tue May 6, 2014

Beringer Revisited - 5/7/14

Price key:  $=less than $20  $$= $20-40   $$$=$40-60  $$$$=above $60
Quality key:  * = good decent wine  ** = very good wine   *** = superb wine

Beringer Knight's Valley Cabernet Sauvignon '11  **1/2  $$
(Concentrated, firm tannins, a good Napa cab)

Beringer Chadonnay, Napa Valley '12 ** $
(Classic California style, good value)

Beringer Reserve Chardonnay, Napa Valley '12 **1/2  $$
(Same style as the Napa, but more of everything, a big chard)

Beringer Quantum  (red blend) NV *** $$$
(Expensive, but worth it)

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

The Nature of Things
4:14 pm
Tue May 6, 2014

Coyotes

Coyotes are a relatively new addition to our local ecosystems, and were first documented in Maryland in 1972.

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Your Maryland
2:35 pm
Tue May 6, 2014

The Burning of Havre de Grace

Environment In Focus
1:12 pm
Tue May 6, 2014

What Works in Chesapeake Bay Restoration

Scientific data collected over three decades proves that upgrading sewage plants and government regulation of fisheries work to improve the Chesapeake Bay.  A report by U.S. Geological Survey and the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science documents the success of clean water and air laws in cleaning up Bay tributaries. 

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Tues. May 6, 1-2 pm
11:49 am
Tue May 6, 2014

Keeping Things in Perspective

Loyola Professor, Robert J. Wicks, uses personal anecdotes, Eastern Philosophy and clinical psychiatry, to help readers attain proper perspective.
Credit robertjwicks.com

It's easier said than done. Robert J. Wicks, clinical psychologist and professor of pastoral counseling at Loyola University, has some advice for discovering or regaining a balanced and healthy outlook in his new book, "Perspective: The Calm Within The Storm." 

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