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A Blue View
7:30 am
Tue December 31, 2013

Ocean Victories of 2013 - 12/31/13

We hear a lot about the seemingly insurmountable challenges facing our ocean, yet the ocean has some powerful friends working on its behalf.

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Public Commentary
11:05 am
Mon December 30, 2013

Joe Jones - December 31,2013

Joseph T. Jones, Jr. is founder of the Center For Urban Families (CFUF), a Baltimore, Maryland nonprofit service organization established to empower low-income families by enhancing both the ability of women and men to contribute to their families as wage earners and of men to fulfill their roles as fathers. Prior to founding CFUF, Mr. Jones developed and directed the Men’s Services program for the federally funded Baltimore Healthy Start initiative and replicated the Baltimore affiliate of the nationally recognized STRIVE employment services program. His ability to engage and provide hands-on services to fathers garnered him the reputation of trailblazer in the field.  Mr. Jones is now a national leader in workforce development, fatherhood and family services programming, and through his professional and civic involvement influences policy direction nationwide.

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Headlines
8:33 am
Mon December 30, 2013

Unemployment Benefits End, New Baltimore Fire Chief To Be Named, and Lawsuits Over Murals

A mural on a vacant home on Fremont Avenue. The murals the lawsuits were filed over are on different properties, 539 N. Longwood St. in West Baltimore and 4727 Old York Road in North Baltimore.
Credit Maryland Morning / WYPR

Emergency unemployment benefits have expired for thousands of Marylanders. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake is expected name Baltimore’s new fire chief today. Lawsuits have been filed over murals on vacant homes. Plus: horse breeding, Baltimore homicides, New Year’s revels, and more.

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Professional Wrestling in the U.S.A.
9:36 pm
Sun December 29, 2013

Midday with Dan Rodricks

 In The Squared Circle: Life, Death and Professional Wrestling, writer David Shoemaker

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Baltimore Stories
7:30 am
Sat December 28, 2013

A Baltimore Taxicab Driver's Wild Ride On New Year's Eve

Gil Sandler's Baltimore

The story of a taxi cab abandoned on the Guilford Avenue El - two stories up.  But then again, it was

New Year's Eve in Baltimore...  

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Headlines
7:57 am
Fri December 27, 2013

Lawsuit Over Fundraising Decision, Property Assessments, and An Expiring Commuter Tax Credit

Doug Gansler
Credit mdfriendofhillary via flickr

Supporters of state Attorney General Doug Gansler’s gubernatorial campaign have filed a lawsuit over a State Board of Elections opinion on fundraising. A commuter tax credit is set to expire. MD property assessments go out. The Ravens prep for their final game of the regular season. And more.

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The Morning Economic Report
7:30 am
Fri December 27, 2013

The Morning Economic Report - 12/27/13

Brain Talk
9:35 pm
Thu December 26, 2013

Brain Talk - Working to Help Treat Depression

Working to Help Treat Depression - 12/26/13

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The Morning Economic Report
7:30 am
Thu December 26, 2013

The Morning Economic Report - 12/26/13

The First Five Years
11:23 am
Wed December 25, 2013

The First Five Years: Boxes and Imaginative Play

Imaginative play in progress.
Credit Maryland Family Network

December 25, 2013

Playing in and with boxes is great fun for kids, and it's also a learning opportunity. It's empowering because the child gets to decide what the box is going to be, exercising her ingenuity, problem-solving skills, and spatial ability.

To learn more, visit Maryland Family Network.org. 

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