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A Blue View
1:13 pm
Tue September 23, 2014

Scalloped Hammerhead Shark - 9/23/14

With a wide, thick head shaped like a double-headed hammer—one eye on each end—the scalloped hammerhead shark is a sight to behold. Unfortunately, this unusual-looking creature could disappear from our oceans if steps aren’t taken to protect it. 

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In The Bromo
12:30 pm
Tue September 23, 2014

Thea Brooks

Tom talks with the star of I Love Lucy: Live on Stage, Thea Brooks.


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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Tues. Sept. 23, 1-2 pm
10:02 am
Tue September 23, 2014

Midday Open Phones

The U.S. recently launched air strikes in Syria to address the threat posed by the Islamic terrorist group ISIS, which is responsible for the beheading of two American journalists.

Open phone lines for listener comment about the top news story of the day -- the launching of air and missile strikes on Islamic State strongholds in Syria by the United States and some Gulf Arab allies. After six weeks of similar strikes against Sunni extremists in Iraq, the attacks on Syria positions represent a new, far more complicated front in the battle against the militants. Also, we'll talk about the regional news, including the Ravens Defense of its handling of the Ray Rice domestic violence case.  

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Tues. Sept. 23, 12-1 pm
9:58 am
Tue September 23, 2014

Soldier Girls

Veteran reporter Helen Thorpe chronicles the lives of three women who enlist in the U.S. military and how they cope with discrimination, homesickness and life in the combat zones of Iraq and Afghanistan. Her new book is, "Soldier Girls: The Battles of Three Women at Home and at War." 

Public Commentary
9:07 am
Tue September 23, 2014

Rick Barth - 9/23/14

Richard P. "Rick" Barth
Credit University of Maryland

Richard P. “Rick” Barth, PhD, MSW, is professor and dean of the University of Maryland School of Social Work. He is a Fellow and President of the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare. His bachelors and graduate degrees are from Brown University and the University of California at Berkeley, respectively. He has also served as a chaired professor at UC Berkeley and University of North Carolina. He has authored many books, chapters, and articles on children’s services practice, programs, policy, and research.

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The Morning Economic Report
9:04 am
Tue September 23, 2014

Fluxuation of Incomes - 9/23/14

Every three years, the researchers who conduct the Federal Reserve’s Survey of Consumer Finances interview thousands of American families.  For the newly published 2013 edition, more than 6,000 families were interviewed regarding their income, savings, investments and debt. 

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Radio Kitchen #1252
5:30 am
Tue September 23, 2014

Apples for Pie

September 23, 2014 - Radio Kitchen - Apples for Pie

September is Apple Month in Maryland, and we have more selections in the market than ever before.  What I love is seeing new varieties come into the market, and I have a little tradition I do every few years involving new breeds of apples...I test them to see which makes the best pie!

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Mon. Sept. 22, 1-2 p.m.
9:55 am
Mon September 22, 2014

PJ O'Rourke

The political satirist, author, humorist, Hopkins grad and frequent panelist on NPR’s “Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me,” O'Rourke reflects on the baby boom generation. Original air date 1/14/14 

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Mon. Sept. 22, 12-1 p.m.
9:52 am
Mon September 22, 2014

Doctors and Medical Testing

The "Choosing Wisely" campaign recommends that doctors weigh the pros and cons of medical testing with patients before prescribing them.

In an effort to reduce the number of unnecessary tests and treatments that inflate health-care costs, some prestigious medical groups have joined the "Choosing Wisely" campaign, which recommends that American doctors weigh the costs, not only the effectiveness, of treatments for their patients. Our guest: Dr. Barry Meisenberg, an oncologist and leader in quality-of-care innovations at Anne Arundel Medical Center; he says patients are not served by adding expense for the expectation of little clinical benefit. Original air date 8/28/1

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Maryland Morning
9:00 am
Mon September 22, 2014

An Open Seat In The Baltimore City Council

A Baltimore City Council swearing in ceremony.
Credit Flickr user/ Maryland Gov Pics

It doesn’t happen very often that a Baltimore City Council member vacates their seat. It did happen last month, when 11th District Councilman William Cole was appointed President and CEO of the Baltimore Development Corporation.

Cole was a member of the Baltimore City Council for 7 years, and now 15 applicants are vying for his seat, which represents more than a dozen neighborhoods. The City’s Charter has a process for filling the seat and Sheilah talks about the process with WYPR reporter Kenneth Burns. We also hear from Cole on what it's like to represent the 11th District, and we learn about major issues in the 11th District from Janet Allen, President of the Heritage Crossing Resident Association.   

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