Cellar Notes
2:20 pm
Wed July 29, 2015

Kendall-Jackson "Jackson Estate" Wines - 7/29/15

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

 Jackson Estate Pinot Noir, Anderson Valley '13 **1/2 $$
(Silky, intriguing pinot with lush cool country fruit flavors)

Jackson Estate Chardonnay, Santa Maria Valley '13
(Creamy tropical fruit, with complexity and fine structure)

Jackson Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, Alexander Valley '12 **1/2 $$
(Affordable high quality Alex Valley cabbernet blend)

Many of these fine wines can be purchased at Reds Wine, Spirits, Deli & Meats.
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The Morning Economic Report
2:02 pm
Wed July 29, 2015

Graduate Student Loans - 7/29/15

A new study from the Center for American Progress finds that twenty universities received one-fifth, or six point five billion dollars, of the total amount of loans the government supplied to graduate students during the twenty thirteen twenty fourteen academic year.  Though these twenty schools were associated with a fifth of government supplied school debt, they only educate twelve percent of all graduate students. 

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Maryland Morning Podcast
12:00 pm
Wed July 29, 2015

Interim Police Commissioner Kevin Davis On Community Policing; Freedom And The Second Ammendment

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Interim Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin Davis joins us to discuss the relentless surge in shootings. Mayor Rawlings-Blake told WYPR the city is making progress. We’ll ask the interim commissioner about the war room and other crime-fighting tools, and building trust with the community.

Then, after every mass shooting comes a national debate about guns. We hear from a philosopher who argues the gun lobby makes us less safe and less free.

And, the ‘Environment in Focus’ with Tom Pelton.

Midday with Dan Rodricks: Wed. July 29, 1-2 PM
10:53 am
Wed July 29, 2015

When Rain Hurts

Mary Greene describes the tremendous challenges she and her husband faced after adopting their son from a Russian orphanage. She details her Maryland family’s struggle in “When Rain Hurts: An Adoptive Mother's Journey with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome." Original air date: 02/25/15. Production help from former Midday intern Margorie Goodman.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Wed. July 29, 12-1 PM
10:47 am
Wed July 29, 2015

7,000 Emails

In response to a public information request by The Baltimore Sun, city officials released thousands of documents from April's civil unrest.

Baltimore Sun reporters plummed through a massive amount of emails and other documents among city officials to give a picture of response to the April protests and riot following the death of Freddie Gray. Two of the reporters, Luke Broadwater and Ian Duncan, join Dan Rodricks at noon to discuss their findings.

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