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Cellar Notes
10:03 pm
Tue September 16, 2014

Maryland Governor's Cup - 9/17/14

Many of these fine wines can be purchased at Wine World.

**Governor's Cup Winner - Bordeleau Cabernet Sauvignon "Amarone" 2008

Best Red Belnd - Little Ashby 2011

Best White - Old Westminster Albarino 2013

Best White Blend - Rockland Farms "White Oak" 2013
(Vidal Blanc 75% Chardonnay25%)

Best Off-dry - Linganore Traminette 2013

Best Rosé - Port of Leonardtown Chaptico Rosé 2012

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The Morning Economic Report
9:12 pm
Tue September 16, 2014

529 College Savings Plans - 9/17/14

529 college savings plans represent the financial tools that are most recommended to parents striving to save for a child’s college education.  The principal appeal of 529 college savings plans is that investment returns aren’t taxed so long as the money is used for education. 

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The Morning Economic Report
9:05 pm
Tue September 16, 2014

Expansion of Medicare Expenditures - 9/16/14

One of the biggest threats to the U.S. economy and to the federal budget is the expansion of Medicare expenditures.  Given America’s aging population and the growing cost of healthcare, the notion is that Medicare expenses could eventually edge out many other budgetary items, including infrastructure and homeland security. 

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The Morning Economic Report
8:57 pm
Tue September 16, 2014

Value of the U.S. Dollar - 9/15/14

There is much dread expressed regarding the future of the U.S. dollar.  Many seem to believe that America is simply printing money to fuel economic growth and to pay back debts.  If that were true, inflation would be more problematic than it is, and interest rates would be higher.  Moreover, the value of the U.S. dollar has actually been rising recently against many major currencies, not falling. 

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Radio Kitchen #1251
7:18 pm
Tue September 16, 2014

Market Report

September 16, 2014 - Radio Kitchen - Market Report

Apples are the September specialty crop.

Right about now we are seeing a very detectable transition from summer to autumn, especially in the markets.  On the one hand there is amazing abundance, but on the other some items are going out of season for the year, so you may have to move fast for some of your favorite things.

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The Environment In Focus
3:30 pm
Tue September 16, 2014

Government Surveillance of Environmental Activists

Over the last year, the news has been full of stories about U.S. government surveillance of its own civilians.  Among those worried about the government’s increased power to track and record the communications of people in the iPhone age are some environmental activists who in the past have been wrongly labeled "ecoterrorists" in government databases.


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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Tues. Sept. 16, 1-2 P.M.
11:10 am
Tue September 16, 2014

The Tiny Home Movement

The size of the typical American home has been growing steadily since the 1970’s. But the tiny house movement turns that upside down. We discuss the challenges and opportunities of minimalist living with Bill Thomas, a historic restoration specialist who established “Hobbitat,” a builder of tiny homes in Garrett County; and Gregory Johnson, president and co-founder of the Small House Society. Original air date 07/24/13

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Tues. Sept. 16, 12-1 P.M
10:40 am
Tue September 16, 2014

Raising Henry

Rachel Adams talks about the challenges and joys of being the mother of a child with Down syndrome and, in a new memoir, covers the terrain of social prejudice, disability policy, genetics, prenatal testing, medical training and inclusive education. Her book is Raising Henry: A Memoir of Motherhood, Disability, and Discovery. Original air date 11/20/13

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ClearPath - Your Roadmap To Health & Wealth
5:07 pm
Mon September 15, 2014

Millennial Retirement Update

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 The challenges that face millennials as they plan for retirement.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Mon. Sept. 15, 1-2 P.M.
12:41 pm
Mon September 15, 2014

Critical Mass

James Wolcott is the longtime culture critic for Vanity Fair. His essays have appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books and The New Republic. His latest book is Critical Mass: Four Decades of Essays, Reviews, Hand Grenades and Hurrahs. Original air date 1/22/14

  

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