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3:26 pm
Thu February 12, 2015

The Iron Duke

The Signal
1:30 pm
Thu February 12, 2015

Poetry in Medicine, When Night Unravels, and Remembering Joe Challmes

A conversation with poet and neurosurgeon Michael Salcman, editor of the anthology, Poetry in Medicine; music and conversation with ukulele songstress Victoria Vox; and a radio memorial to the late, great storyteller, Joe Challmes.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Thurs. Feb. 12, 1-2 p.m.
9:38 am
Thu February 12, 2015

Obamacare Wrap

Since November, nearly 10 million Americans have enrolled or re-enrolled for insurance under the Affordable Care Act, including more than 200,000 Marylanders who did so through the state’s health insurance exchange. As open enrollment comes to a close on February 15, an update on Obamacare in Maryland and the upcoming Supreme Court challenge to the federal subsidies of insurance in 34 other states. 

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Thurs. Feb. 12, 12-1 p.m
9:33 am
Thu February 12, 2015

Cancer & Bad Luck

According to the study, about two-thirds of certain cancer cases can be linked to bad luck versus environmental or hereditary factors.

Johns Hopkins University cancer researchers Christian Tomasetti and Dr. Bert Vogelstein explain their controversial paper, published by the journal Science, that examines the role of chance in the formation of cancer cells. 

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The Morning Economic Report
8:57 am
Thu February 12, 2015

Low-Income Students - 2/12/15

According to a recent Southern Education Foundation report, the majority of children in America’s public schools are now low-income.  Specifically, the share of school children who qualify for free or reduced lunches crossed the 50 percent threshold in 2013.  That compares to fewer than 32 percent back in 1989. 

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The First Five Years
5:06 pm
Wed February 11, 2015

The First Five Years: Early Head Start

Robin Parker is single mom living in Anne Arundel County. When her children were one- and two-years-old she found herself in a difficult spot.  Affordable safe quality child care was out of reach for the struggling family.


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Programs
3:31 pm
Wed February 11, 2015

Affordable Care Act One Year Later; The Ways We Experience Touch, History in Fell's Point

The deadline to sign up for health insurance  under Obamacare is Sunday night. We take a step back from the sign-up rush to explore how the Affordable Care Act is affecting doctors and patients.

Then – How is something as tangible as our sense of touch connected to something as intangible as our emotions? Johns Hopkins neuroscientist David Linden explores just that question in his new book "Touch: The Science of Hand, Heart, and Mind". He talks about it with Tom Hall.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Wed. Feb. 11, 1-2 p.m.
10:29 am
Wed February 11, 2015

The Opposite of Spoiled

From setting an allowance to discussing how to pay for college, conversations about money can be a tricky part of parenting. Ron Lieber, personal finance columnist for The New York Times, has tips for teaching your children to save and spend responsibly. He is the author of “The Opposite of Spoiled: Raising Kids Who Are Grounded, Generous, and Smart About Money.” 

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Wed. Feb. 11, 12-1 p.m.
10:26 am
Wed February 11, 2015

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake

The Baltimore mayor joins us to discuss school budget cuts, and her efforts to address police brutality, to get grocers to locate to the city's food deserts, and to make the city more bicycle-friendly. We'll also discuss three City Council bills under review that would limit the mayor's power. 

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Maryland Morning Podcast
10:20 am
Wed February 11, 2015

Affordable Care Act In Maryland; The Science Behind Touch; African-American History In Fell's Point

Credit Alex Proimos / Flickr / Creative Commons

The deadline to sign up for health insurance under Obamacare is Sunday night. We take a step back from the sign-up rush to explore how the Affordable Care Act is affecting doctors and patients.

Then, how is something as tangible as our sense of touch connected to something as intangible as our emotions? Johns Hopkins neuroscientist David Linden explores just that question in his new book "Touch: The Science of Hand, Heart, and Mind". He talks about it with Tom Hall.

Plus, the history of Baltimore’s Fell’s Point neighborhood stretches back more than three-hundred years. Donna Hollie, an adjunct professor of history at Sojourner-Douglass College in Baltimore, tells us about the African-American owned businesses and churches that began there.

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