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The Environment in Focus
1:20 pm
Tue January 21, 2014

Burning a Protected Marshland to Stimulate Plant Growth

Art Canterbury starting fire in marsh on Blackwater Wildlife Refuge

The Environment In Focus 1/22/2014

Every winter since the 1930's, federal wildlife managers have burned sections of the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge on Maryland's Eastern Shore.

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Humanities Connection
1:03 pm
Tue January 21, 2014

Elizabeth Cady Stanton and the Fight for Equal Rights

Elizabeth Cady Stanton, seated, with Susan B. Anthony.
Credit Wikipedia

On January 20 1869, Elizabeth Cady Stanton became the first women to testify before Congress. Her vision of women’s rights established a broader political philosophy of social justice beyond women’s suffrage that continues to inspire women’s activism today.

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Radio Kitchen
6:30 am
Tue January 21, 2014

#1218 - Councilman Mosby

 January 21, 2014 - Radio Kitchen - Councilman Mosby

January is a month of earnest resolution keeping.  The gyms are packed with folks who have made a commitment to lose a few pounds and get healthy.  This is a laudable policy, and I'm right in there on the treadmills.  But exercise is not enough.  Eating smart is part of the equation.  And Chef Jerry Pellegrino of Waterfront Kitchen is friends with a Baltimore VIP who is really down with this whole concept.

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Headlines
8:25 am
Mon January 20, 2014

MLK Day Schedule Changes, Health Exchange Issues, and Anne Arundel Fundraising

We round up the schedule changes in effect on this Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Plus: two more problems for MD’s troubled health insurance exchange – mis-mailed Medicaid packets and an incorrect contact number. And an update on fundraising in the Anne Arundel County Executive’s race.

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The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll
6:38 pm
Sun January 19, 2014

Maryland Morning with Sheilah Kast

Fifty years ago this month, Bob Dylan released the song “The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll,” based on events at a Baltimore hotel in 1963. We hear the story behind the song.

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Legalizing Marijuana in MD
6:32 pm
Sun January 19, 2014

Midday with Dan Rodricks

With legalized marijuana hitting Colorado and Washington at the beginning of the year, is it possible that we could see decriminalization of recreational marijuana here in Maryland?

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Headlines
9:11 am
Fri January 17, 2014

The Minimum Wage, The “Rain Tax,” Pre-K, Common Core, and MD’s Online Health Insurance Exchange

The latest on issues in the General Assembly (and the Governor’s race), including: the minimum wage, the “rain tax,” pre-kindergarten education, the Common Core curriculum, MSA tests, MD’s health insurance exchange website, and the estate tax. Plus: the latest on the labor dispute at the Port of Baltimore.

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Baltimore Stories
7:30 am
Fri January 17, 2014

In 1953, An "Indecent" Blockbuster In Baltimore Challenged Censorship

When Maryland's movie censors had the power to declare a movie indecent, it did - with a movie

called "The Moon is Blue".  Hear how the decision backfired.

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The Signal
4:56 pm
Thu January 16, 2014

The Signal: 1.17.14

MLK Street Projects, Ben Keenes Brewery Tour stop in Baltimore, a Story from the Stoop and more.

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Headlines
8:44 am
Thu January 16, 2014

O’Malley’s Budget Proposal, Marijuana Policy, Gubernatorial Race Fundraising, and Pothole Repair

Credit P. Kenneth Burns / WYPR

Governor Martin O’Malley has unveiled a $39.3-billion spending plan for the coming fiscal year, one he’s calling a “jobs budget.” Plus, marijuana policy, fundraising in the governor's race, a report on states' fiscal conditions, pothole repair, and more.

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