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Baltimore Stories
12:23 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

The DayTelevision Came To Baltimore

The first telecast from Baltimore was of a race at Pimlico—but more than a horse won on that historic day.

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Baltimore Stories
12:09 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

The Blue Bottle That Weighed Twenty Tons

How the famous Bromo Seltzer bottle came down from atop its tower—and how your grandfather wound up driving it.

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Baltimore Stories
12:00 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

Nobody - NOBODY - Gets Into Maria's Italian Kitchen!

Maria of Little Italy runs Chicago’s feared mobster Al Capone out of Baltimore—through the kitchen. 

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Headlines
8:04 am
Thu November 21, 2013

Batts Agrees With ACLU On “Stop And Frisk,” Casino Projections, Thanksgiving Travel, and ICC Use

Baltimore City Police Commissioner Anthony Batts, at WYPR studios in April 2013.
Credit Nathan Sterner / WYPR

Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts agrees with the ACLU that more oversight is needed of so-called “stop and frisk” searches. Plus: Thanksgiving travel projections, casino projections, ICC use, paper ballots, MD’s ban on handheld cell phone use while driving, and more.

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Brain Talk
7:30 am
Thu November 21, 2013

Brain Talk - Hope for Patients Suffering From Peripheral Neuropathy

Hope for Patients Suffering From Peripheral Neuropathy - 11/21/13

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The Morning Economic Report
7:30 am
Thu November 21, 2013

The Morning Economic Report - 11/21/13

Public Commentary
3:47 pm
Wed November 20, 2013

Josh M. Sharfstein - November 19, 2013

Dr. Joshua Sharstein

Dr. Sharfstein is the Secretary of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Previously, he served as the Commissioner of Health in Baltimore, Maryland and as the Principal Deputy Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. In these positions, Dr. Sharfstein has pursued creative solutions to longstanding public health problems -- including drug addiction, school failure, unsafe consumer products, and most recently, cheap, candy-flavored cigars.

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Take Five
2:20 pm
Wed November 20, 2013

Take Five - Thanksgiving 2013

Credit The Vault DFW

Foreman and Wolf discuss some of their favorite holiday meals and memories.

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A Blue View
2:13 pm
Wed November 20, 2013

On the Ocean Floor - 11/19/13

The ocean floor is often thought of as a continuation of the land, a featureless sandy plain stretching across the sea to another shore thousands of miles away.  Yet, this could hardly be further from the truth.

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Headlines
8:05 am
Wed November 20, 2013

A Common Core Grievance, Calls For A Baltimore CSX Terminal, and Criticism Of “Stop And Frisk”

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake
Credit Bret Jaspers / WYPR

Baltimore County teachers file grievance over Common Core requirements. Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Vice President Joe Biden renew calls for a CSX transfer terminal. Plus: “stop and frisk,” housing in Baltimore County, the minimum wage, the PG casino, and more.

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