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Midday with Dan Rodricks as the host aired on WYPR until October 2, 2015.

Archive prior to February 25, 2014

The Weekly Review

Feb 14, 2014

A look at the latest news stories of the region with the reporters and editors who covered them. This hour: A federal program that is supposed to focus on violent offenders and drug runners has led to the deportation of undocumented immigrants who committed no crime.

Angry White Men

Feb 12, 2014

Sociologist Michael Kimmel tackles controversial territory as he tries to explain the emotional response of some of the country's white men (tea party and NRA, as examples) to the election of Barack Obama, changing political demographics, wage stagnation and downward mobility.

Kimmel, professor of gender studies and sociology at Stony Brook, is the author of "Angry White Men: American Masculinity at the End of An Era."

Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts

Feb 12, 2014

Lawmakers and citizens continue to publicly express dismay at the sharp increase in homicides, which have been rising since last summer; one of the latest headline-making crimes was an armed robbery of a 12-year-old girl as she walked to school near Patterson Park.

MotorWeek's John Davis

Feb 11, 2014

On the heels of the biggest auto shows of the year, we get a look at industry trends from John Davis of public television's MotorWeek, the nation's longest-running automotive news magazine.

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake

Feb 11, 2014
The Baltimore Sun

A day after her annual State of the City address, the Mayor takes calls and answers WYPR listener questions about crime in the city and other issues.

The British Invasion

Feb 10, 2014
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It’s been 50 years since The Beatles first touched down on American soil to perform on The Ed Sullivan Show. The telecast is remembered as changing popular music and culture forever.

David Craig

Feb 10, 2014
The Baltimore Sun

A conversation with two-term Harford County Executive David Craig, Republican candidate for governor and an outspoken critic of Maryland's health care insurance exchange.