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Maryland Morning
9:00 am
Fri September 12, 2014

Checking in on Baltimore's Youth Curfew

Credit Brian Snelson/flickr

It’s been just over a month since the new youth curfew took  effect in Baltimore City. In the 30 days starting August 8, 120 minors have been picked up for curfew violations.

The data on these curfew violations were released yesterday and joining Sheilah in the studio is Angela Johnese, director of the Mayor’s Office on Criminal Justice. We also hear from Sonia Kumar, staff attorney for the ACLU of Maryland, which has concerns about the implementation of the curfew law. 

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Maryland Morning
8:55 am
Fri September 12, 2014

News From The Battle Of Baltimore

Credit The National Guard/Flickr

Some breaking news now from 200 years ago. It’s September 12th, 1814. Baltimoreans have been growing increasingly nervous as a swarming tide of RED menaces the waters of the Chesapeake Bay, moving slowly and steadily toward the city. Now, the enemy is within firing range of Baltimore. Fells Point Town Crier Jack Trautwein has the rest of the story from Fells Point Square, told two days later.

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Maryland Morning
8:45 am
Fri September 12, 2014

2014-2015 Theater Season Preview

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From world premiere musicals to a brand-new building for Shakespeare’s plays, Tom Hall and J. Wynn Rousuck discuss what you can expect from the upcoming theater season.

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Baltimore Stories
5:12 am
Fri September 12, 2014

When The Rennert Hotel Ran Out Of Coffee...And Time

On the night of December 1, 1939, regulars of Baltimore's once-famous Rennert Hotel, then at Liberty and Saratoga streets, gathered at the bar to say goodbye to the old place. Among the group was H. L. Mencken. Though they had many fond memories of the Rennert, the farewell evening didn't work out quite the way the regulars had planned.

Humanities Connection
6:25 pm
Thu September 11, 2014

The A-MAZEing Mendes Cohen

  As the city marks the bicentennial of the Battle of Baltimore, the Jewish Museum of Maryland opens the exhibit, “The A-Mazing Mendes Cohen,” which tells the tale of real-life Jewish adventurer, Mendes Cohen.

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Cellar Notes
3:23 pm
Thu September 11, 2014

Williamsburg Winery - 9/10/14

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

Williamsburg Winery Act XII Chardonnay, Virginia 2011 $  *1/2
(Classic East Coast chardonnay.)

Williamsburg Winery Cabernet Franc, Hennings Statute, Virginia 2010  $$  **
(Full bodied, dark, with pronounced cedar notes.)

Williamsburg Winery Virginia Trianon, red blend, Virginia 2012 $$ **1/2
(Resembles the Cab Franc, only moreso.)

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The Signal
2:36 pm
Thu September 11, 2014

AmeriCorps at 20, Dan Fesperman’s “Unmanned,” and Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg

AmeriCorps members onsite at the Bea Gaddy Family Center in Baltimore

A radio profile of AmeriCorps service members at work around Maryland; a talk with Dan Fesperman about his drone-warfare novel, Unmanned; and a conversation with Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg

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Baltimore's Future
11:14 am
Thu September 11, 2014

Baltimore's Future: Emmanuel Cephas

Emmanuel Cephas
Credit Christy Zuccarini

On today’s episode of “Baltimore’s Future,” David Warnock speaks with Emmanuel Cephas, founder and CEO of Human Storm, LLC. Cephas has developed software for students who favor a kinesthetic learning style. Cephas is Baltimore Social Innovation Journal award winner. You can learn more about his work here.

Midday with Dan Rodricks: Thurs. Aug. 11, 1-2 p.m.
10:03 am
Thu September 11, 2014

All About the Song

While many know that The Star-Spangled Banner was written by Francis Scott Key after the bombardment of Fort McHenry in 1812, most don’t know much about the history of the song itself, or about how difficult it can be to sing it.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Thurs. Sept. 11, 12-1 pm
9:58 am
Thu September 11, 2014

Youth Violence in Baltimore

Najee Thomas, 14, was killed in April.

Najee Thomas, 14, Keith Powell, 17, Timothy Hall, 15, and Adrian Gilliard, 17, were all murdered this year in Baltimore. One wanted to be a lawyer. Another a bike mechanic. And all of them had been a part of University of Maryland Baltimore County's Choice Program, designed to support “at-risk” youth so that they have a better chance at success. Our guest this hour is Choice Program Director LaMar Davis. Since these deaths occurred, he’s been thinking about youth violence in the city—and the underlying problems that contribute to it.

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