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A Blue View
5:53 pm
Tue March 25, 2014

Why Turtle Rescue Is Important - 3/25/14

Did you know that every species of sea turtle in US waters is endangered? Preserving these amazing and essential sea creatures is of the utmost importance.

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Choral Arts Classics
3:02 pm
Tue March 25, 2014

Conductor's Roundtable

Tom talks to Arian Khaefi, the recently appointed Music Director of the Handel Choir of Baltimore, and Wendy Wickham the longtime Music Director of the Canticle Singers of Baltimore.

Next month on Choral Arts Classics, Tom welcomes Marin Alsop, Music Director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, for a conversation about two great masterpieces:  John Adam's haunting cantata about 9/11, On the Transmigration of Souls, and Beethoven's monumental 9th Symphony.  Tune in Tuesday night, April 29, 2014 at 9:00 PM.

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The Environment In Focus
3:01 pm
Tue March 25, 2014

Electronic Tracking Follows Epic Migration of Osprey

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is using tiny cell-phone like devices in backpacks on osprey to follow the migration of the fish hawks from South America to North America.

Environment In Focus Podcast 3-26-2014

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The Nature of Things
2:11 pm
Tue March 25, 2014

Welcome to The Nature of Things

When was the last time you were barefoot in the grass?
Do your kids know what it’s like to pencil roll down a meadow’s hillside?
How often are you laundering a little mud out of the bottom of your jeans?

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Tues. March 25, 1-2 pm
11:47 am
Tue March 25, 2014

The High Protein Diet

New research suggests that people younger than 65 might be at a higher risk for cancer if they eat a diet high in protein.

Earlier this month, researchers at the University of Southern California published the results of an 18-year study, correlating high animal protein intake in middle-aged people to a high risk of cancer. At the same time, researchers found that high levels of animal protein are beneficial to people 65 and older. 

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Tues. March 25, 12-1 pm
11:40 am
Tue March 25, 2014

Krista Tippett

On Being's Krista Tippett

The host of the Peabody Award-winning "On Being" joins us to talk about her Civil Conversations Project, which brings together people with divergent viewpoints in conversation on some of the most hot-button issues of our time.

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Maryland Morning
9:00 am
Tue March 25, 2014

How Latinos Are Accessing Health Care Under the Affordable Care Act

Credit Compfight

Sheilah Kast talks with Pamela Bohrer Brown, Director of Child and Maternal Health and Multicultural Programs at Baltimore Medical System.

More than 470,000 Marylanders are of Latino origin, just over 8 percent of the state’s population.  Many of them need health insurance.  At Baltimore Medical System’s Highlandtown clinic, navigators are helping people register for care.  Many have been arriving as the March 31st deadline approaches.

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Maryland Morning
8:55 am
Tue March 25, 2014

How Maryland Became Maryland

The Maryland Dove, a recreation of The Dove that sailed from England to Maryland.
Credit Acroterion / Wikimedia Commons

Sheilah Kast talks with Scott Watkins of the Society of Colonial Wars on Maryland's founding family, the Calverts

Three-hundred and eighty years ago today, the first permanent Maryland colonists stepped off their ships, The Ark and The Dove, and onto St. Clement’s Island in what is now St. Mary’s County. The group of around 140 people was led by Leonard Calvert, brother of Cecilius Calvert, who held the charter for the colony and the title of Lord Baltimore. For more than a century, Marylanders have taken time out on this day to remember the history of the Free State.

 

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Maryland Morning
8:45 am
Tue March 25, 2014

"Particle Fever" at the Charles Theater

Large Hadron Collider/ATLAS at CERN
Credit CERN

Tom Hall talks with David Kaplan, a Johns Hopkins physicist and producer of the documentary "Particle Fever"

What happens when 10,000 scientists work to slam together particles moving near the speed of light? Tom Hall asks David Kaplan, Johns Hopkins physics professor and producer of the new film, Particle Fever.

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Radio Kitchen #1227
5:30 am
Tue March 25, 2014

Creatures of the Deep

 March 25, 2014 - Radio Kitchen - Creatures of the Deep   

Last week we talked about dishes from Spain that I hoped I would encounter when I go there next October.  This week we're going to cover some of the favorite foods of its neighbor, Portugal.  If you go online and peruse any Porutguese restaurant menu, you will find numerous references to octopus and squid.  And those of you who are veterans of spring break in Florida will remember another creature of the deep: conch.

Here is Jerry's favorite recipe for octopus, plus two other great recipes.

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