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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8:01 am
Fri September 6, 2013

Mikulski On Syria, Calls To Raise Maryland’s Minimum Wage, and Record Casino Revenues

Senator Barbara Mikulski says there is a compelling case that nerve gas was used by the regime of Syrian leader Bashar Assad, but remains undecided on whether a US military strike is the best response. Plus: calls for a higher MD minimum wage, August casino revenues, and more.

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7:58 am
Thu September 5, 2013

The Latest On Syria, The Red Line, Weekend MARC Service, and Sequestration Mitigation

Senator Ben Cardin was one of the lawmakers on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee who voted yesterday to approve a resolution authorizing limited US military action in Syria. Plus: funding for Baltimore’s Red Line, weekend MARC service, sequestration mitigation, and more.

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8:04 am
Wed September 4, 2013

MD Lawmakers Consider US Force In Syria, Baltimore-Area Transportation, & Annapolis's Mayoral Race

Maryland lawmakers consider US force in Syria. Governor O’Malley is set to unveil $1.5-billion in state funds Baltimore-area transportation projects. An update on the Annapolis mayoral race. An ad campaign to educate Marylanders about their new insurance options. And more.

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7:58 am
Tue September 3, 2013

Sarbanes On Syria, Lollar Launches Gubernatorial Bid, and Frederick’s Mayoral Race

As Congressional debate over military strikes in Syria nears, Rep. John Sarbanes says he understands people are “weary and wary” of foreign military intervention. Plus: Lollar enters race for GOP gubernatorial nomination, a report on Frederick’s mayoral race, and more.

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7:43 am
Mon September 2, 2013

Labor Day Schedule Changes, OC Parking Meters, and MD Lawmakers Welcome Syria Debate

A roundup of some of the schedule changes in effect on this Labor Day. Maryland lawmakers welcome a debate over whether to authorize military strikes in Syria. Plus: a port of Baltimore expansion, OC parking meters, development in Anne Arundel County, and more.

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8:07 am
Fri August 30, 2013

The Grand Prix Begins, MD’s FY13 Tax Revenues, and MD's Minimum Wage And Corporate Income Tax Rate

The Grand Prix of Baltimore is underway; we’ve got info about the race and related road closures and public transit schedule changes. Plus: tax revenues in FY13 were below state projections, a look at calls for a higher minimum wage and a lower corporate income tax rate, and more.

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7:05 am
Thu August 29, 2013

Grand Prix Closures, O’Malley Speaks Before Crowds In DC, and BGE Plans PeakRewards Test

Lots of road closures are in effect in Downtown Baltimore, as preparations for the Grand Prix continue. Plus: Governor O’Malley speaks at March On Washington commemorations, BGE is set to test PeakRewards, dealing with vacants, Smith on Dwyer’s troubles, and more.

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8:15 am
Wed August 28, 2013

The March On Washington, Grand Prix Closures, Dolphin Deaths, and Labor Day Travel

Governor Martin O'Malley will speak at today's commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.  More on today's events, plus: Grand Prix-related road closures, dolphin deaths, Labor Day travel projections, a bid for the 2024 Olympics, and more.

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7:58 am
Tue August 27, 2013

Grand Prix Street Closures, Chicken Manure Use, and A Tornado Confirmed In Harford County

Grand Prix Street Closures, Delayed Rule Changes for Chicken Manure Use, DC-Based Federal Workers Urged to Stay Home on Wednesday, the NWS Confirms A Tornado In Harford County Earlier This Month, and more…

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7:53 am
Tue August 27, 2013

Grand Prix Street Closures, Chicken Manure Use, and A Tornado Confirmed In Harford County

Grand Prix Street Closures, Delayed Rule Changes for Chicken Manure Use, DC-Based Federal Workers Urged to Stay Home on Wednesday, the NWS Confirms A Tornado In Harford County Earlier This Month, and more…

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