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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Fri. June 27, 12-1 p.m.
9:33 am
Fri June 27, 2014

Redskins Controversy

Controversy continues over the Washington NFL team name.

Baltimore attorney Jim Astrachan and WYPR’s Sports-at-Large commentator Milton Kent take up the subject of Washington’s football team and its name, officially deemed disparaging of native Americans last week by the U.S. patent and trademark office.

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Maryland Morning
9:00 am
Fri June 27, 2014

Testing and Treating HIV in Baltimore

Credit Jamyla Kay

Sheilah talks with Dr. Robert Redfield, associate director of the Institute for Human Virology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, and Derek Spencer, Executive Director of the Joint AIDS Community Quest for Unique and Effective Treatment Strategies.

It’s an alarming statistic: 1 in 43 people in Baltimore is living with HIV. For the size of its population, Maryland has more people living with HIV than any other state.  

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Maryland Morning
8:55 am
Fri June 27, 2014

How German Culture in Baltimore Changed After World War I

Der Deutsche Correspondent, a German-language newspaper published in Baltimore. The headline reads: "New Tragedy in House Hapsburg, Austria's Heir to the Throne and Wife Murdered".
Credit Courtesy of the Maryland Historical Society's Hilgenberg Archive Project.

Sheilah talks with amateur Historian John Foertschbeck.

Rarely has a bullet caused the death of so many. One-hundred years ago tomorrow, a Serbian nationalist fired a bullet that struck and killed Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria. The assassination sparked World War I, which ultimately involved 100 countries and cost the lives of millions of people worldwide.

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Maryland Morning
8:50 am
Fri June 27, 2014

Films to Watch (When You're Not Watching World Cup)

Credit Sarah_Ackerman/flickr

Tom Hall chats with Anne Hornaday of The Washington Post, and Jed Dietz of the Maryland Film Festival.

Tom Hall talks with Jed Dietz of the Maryland Film Festival, and Ann Hornaday of The Washington Post, about what movies to see over the next couple of weeks--assuming watching the World Cup isn’t taking up all your time!

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Headlines
8:42 am
Fri June 27, 2014

Strike At Hopkins Hospital Averted, Party Unity Rallies, and Opening Date Set For Baltimore Casino

The immediate threat of a four-day strike by unionized service workers at Johns Hopkins Hospital is over, following an intervention by Governor Martin O’Malley. The Republican and Democratic gubernatorial nominees host party unity rallies. An opening date is set for the Horseshoe Baltimore casino. Plus: incinerator construction halted, Remington development rekindled, homelessness in Baltimore County, water quality at MD beaches, and more.

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The Morning Economic Report
8:37 am
Fri June 27, 2014

Educational Achievement - 6/27/14

Educational achievement continues to represent the most obvious way to attain prosperity in America.  A new study by MIT profession David Autor indicates that in 2012, a typical family of graduates from a four year college earned about $58,000 more than a family of high school graduates.  The payoff from a college degree is nearly twice as large as it was in 1979.  One of the reasons for this enormous payoff is that not enough Americans end up earning a college degree, serving to increase the value of those who have one.  Employers have been complaining for years about a lack of skilled workers and these complaints appear to be grounded in reality.

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Baltimore Stories
7:30 am
Fri June 27, 2014

The Time Baltimore Had All The Money

Gil Sandler

During a memorable week in 1933, President Roosevelt closed all the banks to prevent a bank run and to bring stability to a reeling Depression economy. Area cities and businesses could not meet their payrolls - except for Baltimore City, which in another day and time had all the money.   

The Time Baltimore Had All The Money

Humanities Connection
5:34 pm
Thu June 26, 2014

Chautauqua “Emily Dickinson”

Credit Thomas D. Law

This July marks the 20th anniversary of Chautauqua, the Maryland Humanities Council’s free living history performance series, where scholars perform as famous people from history and then engage the audience in conversation in character.

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The Signal
2:18 pm
Thu June 26, 2014

In search of E B White; Benn Ray’s book picks; and Betsy Boyd’s baby-making odyssey

Andrew Reiner became obsessed with this photograph of E B White. He took a road trip to find where this picture was taken.

Andrew Reiner recounts his road trip to the secret stomping grounds of E B White; Atomic Books' Benn Ray recommends books; and Betsy Boyd's continuing baby-making adventures

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Thurs. June 26, 1-2 p.m.
10:43 am
Thu June 26, 2014

Overwhelmed

Brigid Schulte, a mother of two and reporter at The Washington Post, talks about time management and juggling life's competing agendas in her new book, "Overwhelmed: Work, Love, and Play When No One Has the Time."

With production help from Midday intern Brian Gilbert

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