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UMMC Commentary
12:00 am
Mon October 28, 2013

UMMC Commentary - Matthew Weir, M.D.

Matthew Weir, M.D.

Matthew Weir, M.D., is the Director of the Division of Nephrology in the Department of Medicine at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Professor of Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

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Take Five 4th of July
1:15 pm
Fri October 25, 2013

Take Five - 4th of July 2013

On this edition of Take Five Cindy and Tony tackled five American Classics in honor of the upcoming Independence Day holiday: Crab cakes, Fried Chicken, Potato Salad, Macaroni and Cheese and Seasonal Fruit Pies.  Chef Cindy Wolf lends a creative twist to all of these dishes and Tony Foreman takes on the non-intuitive yet completely necessary task of pairing wine with the dishes.  The program begins with Cindy's five favorite Paris restaurants right now and a review of local summer market product with Tony.

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Headlines
8:22 am
Wed October 23, 2013

Baltimore’s Proposed Panhandling Ban, Stormwater Fees, Redistricting, and Rockfish Reproduction

A proposal to stop panhandlers and others from asking people for money on Baltimore streets is moving to the full City Council. Plus: stormwater fees, redistricting, changes to ID policy by the Baltimore police, rockfish reproduction rates, Amazon’s plans to open a distribution center in Baltimore, and more.

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The Checkup
4:31 pm
Tue October 22, 2013

What Medicaid Expansion Means For Maryland Health Care

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On January 1st, Medicaid will start covering more low-income Marylanders. How will the expansion shape health care for Maryland's poor? Sheilah talks with Kevin Lindamood, President and Chief Executive Officer of the non-profit Health Care for the Homeless.

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Headlines
8:45 am
Tue October 22, 2013

Casino News, Baltimore’s Proposed Panhandling Ban, and Western MD’s Black Bear Hunt

The corporate parent of the company building a casino in Baltimore says one of its businesses is under federal investigation for money laundering. That, plus more casino news, a look at a proposed ban on panhandling in Baltimore, Western MD’s black bear hunt, and much more.

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Headlines
8:36 am
Mon October 21, 2013

Port Strike Put On Hold, MSEA Endorses Brown, Health Insurance Exchanges, & Unemployment Taxes

Operations at the Port of Baltimore have resumed, as longshoremen continue to negotiate on a new local contract. The state’s largest teachers’ union has endorsed Lieutenant Governor Anthony Brown’s bid to be MD’s next governor. Hundreds of Marylanders enroll in health insurance plans through online exchange. And more.

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Headlines
8:18 am
Fri October 18, 2013

The Port Strike Continues, Mizeur Unveils Pre-K Proposal, and “Abnormally Dry” Conditions Are Over

The longshoremen’s strike at the Port of Baltimore is now in its third day. Gubernatorial hopeful Heather Mizeur rolls out her proposal to expand MD’s pre-K programs. Recent rains end “abnormally dry” conditions. Plus: Harbor Point, fewer free 411 calls for MD Verizon customers, and more.

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Headlines
8:49 am
Thu October 17, 2013

The Government Shutdown Ends, The Port Strike Continues, and Unemployment Tax Rates Fall

The partial shutdown of the federal government has come to an end. The strike at the Port of Baltimore is entering its second day. Unemployment tax rates fall. A new poll of the 2014 Governor’s race. Plus: Lyft comes to Baltimore, problems with the MD Health Insurance, and more.

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The Checkup
4:31 pm
Tue October 15, 2013

Two Weeks In, Maryland's Online Health Exchange Still Has Errors

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Maryland's online health care exchange opened two weeks ago--and it's not been an entirely click-friendly experience. Today on the Checkup, we talk about what's worked--and what hasn't.

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Headlines
8:03 am
Tue October 15, 2013

The Government Shutdown, Gansler Picks Ivey For Running Mate, and Amtrak Ridership

The latest on the federal government shutdown. Doug Gansler taps Prince George’s County Delegate Jolene Ivey to be his running mate as he campaigns to be MD’s next governor. 4th District Rep. Donna Edwards calls for the end of the “Washington Redskins” name. Amtrak ridership rises. And more.

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