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.


8:03 am
Fri November 8, 2013

Annapolis Mayoral Race Still Undecided, O’Malley Calls For Higher Minimum Wage, and BGF Indictments

The official vote canvas in Annapolis stretches into Thursday night.
Credit Karen Hosler / WYPR

Vote counting in Annapolis will resume at noon Friday; the city’s mayoral race is still undecided. Governor O’Malley calls for a higher minimum wage, but doesn’t specify what it should be. Plus: BGF indictments, Ruppersberger on the governor’s race, Cardin calls on the House to approve ENDA, and more.

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7:09 am
Thu November 7, 2013

Annapolis's Official Vote Canvas, Mizeur Proposes Lower Income Taxes, & A Cougar In Harford?

Montgomery County Delegate Heather Mizeur
Credit mdfriendofhillary via flickr

The official vote canvas for Annapolis's mayoral race begins at 9 Thursday morning. Democratic gubernatorial candidate Heather Mizeur proposes lowering income taxes for most Marylanders. A cougar sighting has been reported in Harford County. And more.

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7:03 am
Tue November 5, 2013

Tuesday Elections, Rezoning and Panhandling in Baltimore, and Stormwater Fees In Anne Arundel

Annapolis Mayor Josh Cohen.
Credit chesbayprogram via flickr

Information about today's elections in Maryland. Plus: a delayed vote on a bill cracking down on panhandling in Baltimore, a look at rezoning in the city, stormwater fees in Anne Arundel, and more.

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8:08 am
Mon November 4, 2013

Elections In Frederick And Annapolis, EPA Rejects Harbor Point Plan, Food Stamps, & Common Core

Voters in Annapolis and Frederick head to the polls tomorrow. Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announces additional food stamp funding. The EPA requests revisions to the Harbor Point Development plan. A look at integrating the arts with Common Core standards. And more.

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8:31 am
Fri November 1, 2013

More Gansler Video, Lollar’s Website Returns, Progress On Baltimore Wal-Mart, & Times Change

Screen shot of Charles Lollar's campaign website on November 1, 2013.
Credit Bret Jaspers / WYPR

More video has surfaced of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Doug Gansler at a party that apparently included underage drinking. GOP gubernatorial candidate Charles Lollar’s campaign website is back online. Plus, progress on the proposed Baltimore Wal-Mart development, the end of Daylight Savings Time, and more.

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8:22 am
Wed October 23, 2013

Baltimore’s Proposed Panhandling Ban, Stormwater Fees, Redistricting, and Rockfish Reproduction

A proposal to stop panhandlers and others from asking people for money on Baltimore streets is moving to the full City Council. Plus: stormwater fees, redistricting, changes to ID policy by the Baltimore police, rockfish reproduction rates, Amazon’s plans to open a distribution center in Baltimore, and more.

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8:45 am
Tue October 22, 2013

Casino News, Baltimore’s Proposed Panhandling Ban, and Western MD’s Black Bear Hunt

The corporate parent of the company building a casino in Baltimore says one of its businesses is under federal investigation for money laundering. That, plus more casino news, a look at a proposed ban on panhandling in Baltimore, Western MD’s black bear hunt, and much more.

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8:36 am
Mon October 21, 2013

Port Strike Put On Hold, MSEA Endorses Brown, Health Insurance Exchanges, & Unemployment Taxes

Operations at the Port of Baltimore have resumed, as longshoremen continue to negotiate on a new local contract. The state’s largest teachers’ union has endorsed Lieutenant Governor Anthony Brown’s bid to be MD’s next governor. Hundreds of Marylanders enroll in health insurance plans through online exchange. And more.

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8:18 am
Fri October 18, 2013

The Port Strike Continues, Mizeur Unveils Pre-K Proposal, and “Abnormally Dry” Conditions Are Over

The longshoremen’s strike at the Port of Baltimore is now in its third day. Gubernatorial hopeful Heather Mizeur rolls out her proposal to expand MD’s pre-K programs. Recent rains end “abnormally dry” conditions. Plus: Harbor Point, fewer free 411 calls for MD Verizon customers, and more.

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8:49 am
Thu October 17, 2013

The Government Shutdown Ends, The Port Strike Continues, and Unemployment Tax Rates Fall

The partial shutdown of the federal government has come to an end. The strike at the Port of Baltimore is entering its second day. Unemployment tax rates fall. A new poll of the 2014 Governor’s race. Plus: Lyft comes to Baltimore, problems with the MD Health Insurance, and more.

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