Nathan Sterner

Local Host, Morning Edition Director/Co-Host, Maryland Morning with Sheilah Kast

You can hear Nathan from 5:29am to 3pm on weekdays, giving you news headlines, weather, and interviews during Maryland Morning with Sheilah Kast.  He also co-hosts WYPR's Friday morning Spotlight on Station North.Before coming to WYPR in September of 2005, Nathan Sterner spent 8 years at WAMU in Washington--where he worked his way up from a part-time receptionist to an on-air personality, with stints in promotions, fundraising, and program production along the way.  He's also worked on fundraising projects for 40+ public radio stations around the country.Nathan originally hails from rural Perry County, Pennsylvania; he now lives in Baltimore with his Significant Other and a handful of cats.  Well, more than a handful, actually.

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5:18 am
Mon December 9, 2013

Snow-Related Schedule Changes (Monday, December 9)

Sunday’s snowfall is altering school schedules around the WYPR listening area. Baltimore City schools and Baltimore County schools are closed. Our complete list is as follows:

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8:26 am
Fri December 6, 2013

Maryland Marks Mandela’s Passing, Brown Addresses Online Exchange Problems, and Weekend MARC Service

Nelson Mandela photographed during a lunch to Benefit the Mandela Children's Foundation in April 2009 in Cape Town, South Africa.
Credit Chris Jackson / Getty Images

Maryland leaders honor the memory of former South African President Nelson Mandela. Plus: Brown takes responsibility for online exchange problems, Harris proposes Obamacare change, news from last night’s meeting of the Baltimore City Council, weekend MARC service, and more.

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6:14 am
Thu December 5, 2013

School Delays, Tonight’s Baltimore City Council Meeting, and The Washington Monument Lighting

Baltimore City Hall
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A look at this morning’s fog-related school delays on the Eastern Shore. Plus: tonight’s Baltimore City Council meeting, MD’s minimum wage, public transit use, hospital rates, speed camera citations, and the annual lighting of the Washington Monument in Baltimore’s Mount Vernon.

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8:37 am
Wed December 4, 2013

Mizeur To Accept Public Financing, Douglas Eyes AG’s Race, and Baltimore’s Strategic Plan

Montgomery County Delegate Heather Mizeur
Credit mdfriendofhillary via flickr

Montgomery County Delegate Heather Mizeur will be the first gubernatorial candidate in 20 years to take part in Maryland’s public-financing system. Republican lawyer Richard Douglas eyes the Attorney General’s race. Plus: Baltimore’s strategic plan to improve its business climate, the “Bay Barometer,” and more.

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7:52 am
Tue December 3, 2013

Term Limits, MD’s Medical Marijuana Program, Pantelides’ Inauguration, and Weekend MARC Service

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides (center) at his inauguration on Monday. Annapolis council members were also sworn in, including Joe Budge (left).
Credit Karen Hosler / WYPR

Delegate Michael Hough proposes imposing term limits on state lawmakers. A report on Maryland’s medical marijuana program. Mike Pantelides is inaugurated as Annapolis’s mayor. Weekend MARC service begins on Saturday. And much more.

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8:25 am
Mon December 2, 2013

Online Health Exchanges, Pantelides’ Inauguration, MD’s Minimum Wage, and O’Malley’s Trip To Brazil

Annapolis mayor-elect Michael Pantelides.
Credit Karen Hosler / WYPR

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Congressman Chris Van Hollen defend the Affordable Care Act – while acknowledging shortcomings of its rollout. Mike Pantelides will be sworn in today as Annapolis’s mayor. Plus: MD’s minimum wage, O’Malley’s trip to Brazil, and more.

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7:36 am
Fri November 29, 2013

Black Friday Schedule Changes, Holiday Shopping, Walmart Protests, and O’Malley’s South America Trip

Day-After-Thanksgiving schedule changes – around Maryland, and on WYPR. Plus, shopping projections, protests at Maryland Walmart stores, O’Malley’s upcoming trade mission to South America, Larry Hogan’s likely gubernatorial bid, and yesterday’s Ravens victory.

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7:30 am
Thu November 28, 2013

Thanksgiving Schedule Changes, MD’s Online Health Insurance Exchange, and The Minimum Wage

Thanksgiving schedule changes – around Maryland, and on WYPR. Plus: Governor O’Malley says the biggest problems with MD’s online health exchange will be fixed by mid-December. Prince George’s County lawmakers vote to raise the minimum wage. Tonight’s Ravens game. And more.

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9:01 am
Wed November 27, 2013

Thanksgiving Holiday Travel, Minimum Wage Legislation, and Baltimore’s Planned Red Line

Credit: Rikkis Refuge Other/flickr

  This day before Thanksgiving is traditionally the biggest travel day of the year. A look at Thanksgiving travel, plus minimum wage legislation, Baltimore’s planned Red Line, Gansler joins a picket at a Safeway in Bowie, George calls for an investigation into test exclusions, and more.

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8:34 am
Tue November 26, 2013

Possible Winter Weather, Thanksgiving Travel, Gansler’s Eyeglass Initiative, and Young Grills Batts

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Parts of Maryland could see some winter weather today, as Thanksgiving travel gets underway. Gubernatorial hopeful Doug Gansler proposes offering eyeglasses to disadvantaged students. Baltimore City Council President “Jack” Young grills Police Commissioner Anthony Batts. And more.

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