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Maryland Morning
8:45 am
Fri January 9, 2015

Political Cartoonist Kevin "KAL" Kallaugher On The Power Of Satire

Je Suis Charlie (I am Charlie)
Credit Valentina Calà / Flickr

On Wednesday, 12 people were killed at the offices of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo. The newspaper has been a target of Islamic extremists for publishing satirical cartoons featuring Muhammad. Tens of thousands have taken to the Parisian streets in solidarity against the terrorist attack and in support of freedom of expression. We wanted to get the perspective of someone who believes in the power of satirical cartoons: Baltimore's Kevin  "KAL" Kallaugher.

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Humanities Connection
5:43 pm
Thu January 8, 2015

Writers in Schools Promote a Love of Reading

Credit photo courtesy of PEN Faulkner Foundation

The PEN/Faulkner Foundation brings together writers and readers to promote a love of literature. With Maryland Humanities Council grant-support, their Writers in Schools program has expanded into Baltimore City Public and Public Charter Schools, offering a deeply personal reading experience for students.


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Programs
3:34 pm
Thu January 8, 2015

The Explorer

Programs
3:30 pm
Thu January 8, 2015

The Bathtub Hoax

Baltimore's Future
2:58 pm
Thu January 8, 2015

Baltimore's Future: Dave Troy

Dave Troy

Dave Troy is a serial entrepreneur, mapping enthusiast and winner of the Baltimore Social Innovation Journal in the summer 2014 edition.


Midday with Dan Rodricks: Thurs. Jan. 8, 1-2 p.m.
9:48 am
Thu January 8, 2015

Female Spies of the Civil War

In "Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy," New York Times-bestselling author Karen Abbott tells the stories of Belle Boyd, Emma Edmonds, Rose O'Neal Greenhow and Elizabeth Van Lew, four indomitable women who operated as spies during the Civil War for both the Union and the Confederacy. Original air date 10/9/14 

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Thurs. Jan. 8, 12-1 p.m.
9:45 am
Thu January 8, 2015

The Three-Parent Child

The mitochondria, the organelles at the heart of the new technology, power a cell like batteries. Mitochondrial disease affects between 4-6,000 people in the United States.

A new procedure designed to eliminate some hereditary diseases results in children with DNA from a mother, father and a third donor -- the so-called "three-parent child." While some scientists laud the advance for its ability to prevent certain disorders, others caution that that it might pave the way for ethically dubious forms of genetic manipulation. Our guests: Dr.

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Headlines
5:39 am
Thu January 8, 2015

Bitter Cold Prompts School Delays (January 8, 2015)

Bitter cold in the forecast this morning... with lows in the single digits and high winds making it feel as cold as 11 below. A Wind Chill Advisory is in effect through 8am.

Many public schools in the WYPR listening area will open late.

There’s a 2-hour delay in effect for schools in: Baltimore City and Baltimore County.

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Cellar Notes
8:52 pm
Wed January 7, 2015

Wine List Recommendations - 1/7/15

 The Whites:

Keuntz Bas Alsace Blanc  ** $    
(Dry, light, supple with fresh slightly woodsy notes.)

Martinsancho Rueda Verdejo  ***  $
(A wine of great classiness, ultra-smooth, rich, food friendly.)

West Cape Howe Unwooded Chardonnay  **1/2  $
(No oak?  Really?  It tastes so lush and rich, it's hard to believe.

Ecole No. 41 Semillon  ** 1/2  $        
(Thank goodness someone is still doing semillon:  delicious!)

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The First Five Years
3:47 pm
Wed January 7, 2015

The First Five Years: A Language Rich Early Childhood

  A language rich environment gives children the foundation to arrive at school ready to learn. But parents aren’t the only ones who can have a major impact on school readiness.


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