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8:10 am
Fri April 11, 2014

FEMA Aid, Foreclosures, Baltimore-Area Unemployment, and Marijuana Decriminalization

WYPR's front steps are blanketed in snow during the mid-February storm.
Credit Nathan Sterner / WYPR

President Obama has issued a disaster declaration for Maryland in connection with the snowstorm of February 12th and 13th, qualifying the state for aid from FEMA. Plus: foreclosures, Baltimore-area unemployment, marijuana decriminalization, invasive catfish, street sweeping, skyscraper plans, and more.

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The Morning Economic Report
2:21 am
Fri April 11, 2014

Vacation Homes - 4/11/14

The vacation home is making a comeback.  Thanks in large measure to a surging stock market, Americans with discretionary spending power are increasingly looking for opportunities in the market for second or third homes.  Vacation properties accounted for 13 percent of all sales last year, the highest level since 2006 when the share was 14 percent according to the National Association of Realtors. 

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The Signal
3:49 pm
Thu April 10, 2014

'Til the Well Runs Dry, Interweaving Traditions, Drop Electric B Side, and Greg Abel at The Stoop

Lauren Francis Sharma's novel, Til the Well Runs Dry, Interweaving Traditions:  Bookbinding across Cultures, Drop Electric's Mobtown Studios B Side Session, and Greg Abel at The Stoop...

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Your Maryland
3:16 pm
Thu April 10, 2014

"The Mermaid"

Midday with Dan Rodricks: Thurs. April 10, 12-1 pm
2:07 pm
Thu April 10, 2014

Development News

A host of new development projects are in the works for downtown Baltimore.
Credit The Clarion Group

Baltimore Business Journal reporter Kevin Litten and local architect Klaus Philipsen of ArchPlan, Inc. scope out Baltimore's busy commercial and residential development scene.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Thu. April 10, 1-2 p.m.
11:49 am
Thu April 10, 2014

Baltimore Tech Entrepreneurship

Greg Cangialosi's personal motto is "Never Stop."
Credit Baltimore Sun

A conversation about the Baltimore start-up scene with the tech entrepreneur Greg Cangialosi, co-founder of the Blue Sky Factory email marketing company and CEO of the online event ticket merchant, MissionTix. Cangialosi is also co-founder of Betamore, a Federal Hill campus that encourages technology entrepreneurship, and the Baltimore Angels, a group of investors that helps fund area start-ups.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Thurs. April 10, 12-1 pm
11:44 am
Thu April 10, 2014

Baltimore Development News

Klaus Philipsen and Kevin Litten discuss Baltimore development news.

Baltimore Business Journal reporter Kevin Litten, and Baltimore architect Klaus Philipsen,  scope out Baltimore's busy commercial and residential development scene.

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Headlines
8:44 am
Thu April 10, 2014

Guns Released Without Background Checks, Medicare Payments, & A Profile Of Doug Gansler

Credit Jon Whitton via flickr

More data is coming out about the guns released without background checks over the past year, due to a massive backlog in background check requests and a loophole in Maryland’s gun sale law. Plus: Medicare payments, a look back at the 2014 General Assembly session, a profile of state Attorney General (and Democratic gubernatorial candidate) Doug Gansler, and more.

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Baltimore's Future with David Warnock
8:36 am
Thu April 10, 2014

Baltimore's Future: Deana Haggag on the Nomadic Museum

Deana Haggag
Credit Katie Simmons-Barth

In this episode of "Baltimore's Future," David Warnock speaks with Deana Haggag.

On today's episode of "Baltimore's Future," David Warnock speaks with Deana Haggag, director of The Contemporary, a nomadic Baltimore museum.

Haggag defines nomadic museums, and discusses one historic Baltimore location where she would like to place an exhibit.

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The Morning Economic Report
5:30 am
Thu April 10, 2014

Consumer Purchases - 4/10/14

Americans have been altering how they buy what they buy, with Internet sales grabbing market share in recent years.  But consumers aren’t just shifting how they make purchases, but also what they’re buying.  For decades, Americans purchases of basics like laundry detergent and toothpaste roughly kept pace with the economy’s overall rate of economic expansion.  

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