Joel McCord

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1:30 pm
Fri June 27, 2014

Md. GOP Primary Upsets Show Preference For Purity--Sort Of

Originally published on Fri June 27, 2014 5:21 am

Maryland GOP Primaries A Purity Test--Sort Of

WYPR's Joel McCord and Bryan Sears of The Daily Record talk about a few incumbent Maryland Republicans who lost their seats in this week's primaries, and what the results say about how the party operates.

1:57 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

Frosh Victorious In Attorney General Primary

State Sen. Brian Frosh won the Democratic nomination for Attorney General.

Originally published on Wed June 25, 2014 5:18 am

Frosh Victorious In Attorney General Primary

In the race for attorney general, State Sen. Brian Frosh put on a late rush to close the gap with Del. Jon Cardin and win the Democratic nomination. Del. Aisha Braveboy ran third. WYPR’s Joel McCord and Kenneth Burns were at the Frosh and Cardin headquarters last night.

10:24 am
Fri May 9, 2014

The Dam is Not So Threatening After All, Geologists Say

The Conowingo Dam stretches across the Susquehanna River barely 10 miles from the Chesapeake Bay. It has been trapping sediment for more than 80 years.
Joel McCord WYPR

Originally published on Fri May 9, 2014 10:44 am

The Dam Is Not So Threatening After All, Geologists Say

Federal geologists once warned that the silt trapped behind Conowingo dam was “a time bomb,” threatening to choke the life out of Chesapeake Bay. The mass of muck piled up behind the dam over the years is enough to fill M&T Bank Stadium 80 times over. And a major storm could hurl tons of it through the flood gates down river and into the bay, destroying grass beds and suffocating oyster bars.

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Election 2014
1:24 pm
Thu January 30, 2014

Election 2014: The Debate Debate

Originally published on Wed January 29, 2014 5:33 am

Election 2014: The Debate Debate

WYPR's Joel McCord and Paul Herrnson of the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research talk about why Lt. Governor Anthony Brown's proposed gubernatorial debate schedule is surprising.

7:15 am
Wed November 6, 2013

Frederick Keeps Its Mayor; Annapolis Waits

Annapolis mayor Josh Cohen on election night.

Originally published on Wed November 6, 2013 7:14 am

Frederick Keeps Their Mayor; Annapolis Waits

WYPR's Karen Hosler and Joel McCord report on mayoral elections in Annapolis and Frederick.

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2:55 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

What Does Virginia Governor's Race Mean For Maryland?

Originally published on Mon November 4, 2013 9:59 am

What Does Virginia Governor's Race Mean For Maryland?

WYPR's Joel McCord and Karen Hosler talk about tomorrow's election for a new Virginia governor and how it might affect the crab population in the Chesapeake Bay.

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3:42 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Commissioner Slashes Health Insurance Rate Requests

Originally published on Fri September 6, 2013 3:47 pm

Commissioner Slashes Health Insurance Rate Requests

Maryland’s insurance commissioner has approved premium rates for individual health insurance plans to be sold through the state’s new health benefits exchange under the Affordable Care Act. 

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