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Maryland Morning
9:00 am
Mon March 17, 2014

Winter's Impact on Bugs and Blooms

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Sheilah Kast talks with University of Maryland entomologist Michael J. Raupp

This winter's freezing temperatures, snowfall and of course 'polar vortex' has made spring all the more desirable.

The first day of spring is just a few days away and many people are asking what effect the polar vortex has had and will have on spring's bugs and blooms.

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Maryland Morning
8:55 am
Mon March 17, 2014

The Village of Baltimore, Ireland

Baltimore, Ireland
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Sheilah Kast talks with Baltimore, Ireland, resident Kieran Cotter
Happy St. Patrick’s Day! If you’re looking for an Irish connection to Baltimore... you don’t have to look past its name. Nestled at the southwestern tip of County Cork, with a harbor in the North Atlantic, is the village of Baltimore, Ireland. We wondered on this St. Patrick’s Day, what’s life like in another Baltimore? 
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Maryland Morning
8:50 am
Mon March 17, 2014

"I and You" at Olney Theatre Center

Rachael Tice and Thaddeus Fitzpatrick as Caroline and Anthony.
Credit Stan Barouh

Maryland Morning theater critic J. Wynn Rousuck reviews "You and I" at Olney Theatre Center

Two teenagers navigate love, youth and illness. Maryland Morning theater critic J. Wynn Rousuck reviews "I and You" at Olney Theatre Center.

"I and You" continues until March 30.

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Maryland Morning
8:45 am
Mon March 17, 2014

Center Stage's Twist on "Twelfth Night"

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Tom Hall talks with theater director Gavin Witt about "Twelfth Night" at Center Stage

Mistaken identity, cross-dressing, love at first sight...it's got to be Shakespeare's classic "Twelfth Night." Center Stage's new production of "Twelfth Night" incorporates some film noir and classic Hollywood comedic elements into the play.

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Headlines
5:43 am
Mon March 17, 2014

Snow For Saint Patrick's Day

Snow on N. Charles St, outside WYPR's studios, at 5am.
Credit Nathan Sterner / WYPR

A Winter Storm Warning is in effect until 2 o'clock this afternoon, with 4 to 8 inches of snow likely in most parts of the WYPR listening area. Public schools in the listening area are closed (except for Washington County schools, which are on a 2-hour delay). Many other schedule changes are in effect.

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The Morning Economic Report
5:30 am
Mon March 17, 2014

Days Off Deficit - 3/17/14

A new report issued by the U.S. Travel Association makes the claim that there is a days off deficit in America.  If people would simply use more of their paid leave, America’s economy would benefit. 

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Foreman and Wolf on Food and Wine
9:02 pm
Sun March 16, 2014

Hosting a Grand Dinner Party II

    

Malpecque Oysters on the Half Shell, Sauce Mignonette Champagne, Jacquesson “Cuvée n°736” Extra Brut

HOT HORS D'OEUVRE: Scallops with Roe in the Shell, Beurre Blanc & Fines Herbs Champagne, Gonet-Medeville “Blanc de Noirs” Brut NV

COLD HORS D'OEUVRE: Poached Egg in Aspic with Carrot & Chive Flower Vouvray Sec, Foreau 2008

FIRST COURSE: Duck Consommé: Fresh Artichoke NO WINE

SECOND COURSE: Whole Poached Salmon: Sauce Hollandaise Meursault Ier Cru “ Genevrières” François Mikulski 2008

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Your Maryland
2:49 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

"The Babe"

In the spring of 1914, a young boy named George "Babe" Ruth from St. Mary's Industrial School in Baltimore gets his big league start playing for the Baltimore Orioles.

 

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UMMC Commentary
1:08 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

Cynthia F Bearer M.D.

Dr. Cynthia Frances Bearer MD
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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Fri. March 14, 1-2 p.m.
11:26 am
Fri March 14, 2014

Midday Eats with Hong & Shields

Waterfront Kitchen's beet-cured salmon is great recipe for parties.
Credit Courtesy of Waterfront Kitchen

Our monthly foodie hour with Henry Hong of the Waterfront Kitchen and John Shields of Gertrude's. On this month’s edition: Do It Yourself Catering. If you’re a foodie -- someone who enjoys cooking, ever-eager to learn more about it -- you might at some point consider putting on a party for 30 or more people: Celebrating a milestone birthday, or a graduation. Or perhaps, as a wedding gift to friends, you volunteer to handle their reception.

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