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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6:23 am
Tue February 4, 2014

O’Malley On Presidential Bid, MD’s Minimum Wage, Public Financing, A Contract Vote For Longshoremen

Carroll County schools open 2 hours late. In other news: Governor Martin O’Malley says more about a possible presidential campaign, the push to raise MD’s minimum wage, another gubernatorial candidate signs on to public financing while lawmakers push to expand the system, longshoremen prepare for contract vote.

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Headlines
5:58 am
Mon February 3, 2014

Weather-Related Schedule Changes (February 3, 2014)

There's a Winter Weather Advisory in effect for Baltimore City, southern Baltimore County, and Howard County. Much of the rest of the area's under a Winter Storm Warning, including northern Baltimore County and Harford, Carroll, Frederick, and Washington counties.

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Headlines
8:08 am
Fri January 31, 2014

MD’s Online Exchange, MD’s Minimum Wage, Gansler & Mizeur Debate, and Development In Towson

Credit Mr. T in DC via Compfight

An emergency health care bill is signed into law. The State Senate may be done with hearings on the MD’s troubled health care exchange. The General Assembly sets dates for minimum wage debate. Gansler and Mizeur hold gubernatorial debate. Development in Towson. And much more.

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Headlines
5:01 am
Thu January 30, 2014

Eastern Shore School Schedules, The Minimum Wage, Speed Cameras, and A BGE Gas Fee

A look at this morning’s school delays and closures on the Eastern Shore. Plus: the minimum wage, speed cameras, a surcharge for BGE gas customers, Hogan names Rutherford as running mate, a protest at the GOP House retreat in Cambridge, and more.

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Headlines
5:37 am
Wed January 29, 2014

School Schedule Changes, Unemployment, Speed Cameras, Debate Proposals, & General Assembly News

A look at this morning’s school delays and closures. Plus: MD’s unemployment rate, speed cameras, gubernatorial debate proposals, Obama’s MD visit, illegal dumping, boating restrictions near Cambridge, & General Assembly issues, including health insurance, “revenge porn,” domestic violence.

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Headlines
8:40 am
Tue January 28, 2014

Speed Cameras, The Minimum Wage, Bag Fees, and MD’s Small Business Exchange

The Baltimore City Council moves forward with an investigation into the city’s troubled speed and red light camera system. The City Council votes down a bill that would have imposed a bag fee. Plus: the push to raise MD’s minimum wage, MD’s small business exchange, and more.

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News
11:26 am
Mon January 27, 2014

Speed Cameras And The City Council

Originally published on Mon January 27, 2014 11:40 am

WYPR's Kenneth Burns talks with Nathan Sterner about the latest developments in Baltimore's troubled speed and red light camera system.

Baltimore’s troubled speed and red light camera system will be the focus of today’s City Council meeting.

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Headlines
5:25 am
Mon January 27, 2014

Eastern Shore School Delays, The Columbia Mall Shooting, Speed Cameras, and Gubernatorial Debates

We round up this morning’s Eastern Shore school delays. An update on Saturday’s fatal shooting at the Mall in Columbia. A preview of today’s Baltimore City Council meeting, which will focus on the city’s troubled speed camera system. Also: gubernatorial debates, Obama’s planned PG visit, and O’Malley’s fiscal legacy.

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Headlines
5:12 am
Fri January 24, 2014

School Delays & Closures, The State Of The State, Speed Cameras, and Early Voting

Governor Martin O'Malley at his 2014 State of the State Speech
Credit Christopher Connelly / WYPR

Several schools in Central MD are opening late, while some on the Eastern Shore are closed; we round up the schedule changes. Plus: the "State of the State" speech, speed cameras, marijuana policy, Gansler's call for an early voting expansion, and Rawlings-Blake's call for more infrastructure spending.

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Headlines
5:20 am
Thu January 23, 2014

School Delays & Closures, O'Malley's State Of The State Speech, and A Secret Speed Camera Audit

Credit Nathan Sterner / WYPR

Schools in Central Maryland are on 2-hour delays; many schools on the Eastern Shore are closed. We round up the schedule changes, preview Governor Martin O'Malley's "State Of The State" speech, and look at a secret audit of Baltimore's speed camera system showing a 10% error rate in 2012. And much more.

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