Maryland Morning Podcast

Maryland Morning Podcast
9:00 am
Wed August 6, 2014

A Blood Test for Suicide Risk, Remembering Journalist George Collins, "The Road To Goshen Shoals"

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Could a blood test one day predict suicide risk? Then, we remember the life and work of local journalist George Collins. Plus, writer  Paul Valentine on his new novel "The Road to Goshen Shoals."

Maryland Morning Podcast
1:08 pm
Mon August 4, 2014

Baltimore's Recs and Parks, Writer Rita Zoey Chin, Stupid F*** Bird, and Summer Recipes

Ernest Burkeen, Director of Baltimore City's Department of Recreation and Parks.

The future of Baltimore's recreation centers and pools, Rita Zoey Chin's new memoir "Let the Tornado Come," J. Wynn Rousuck reviews Woolly Mammoth's Stupid F*** Bird, and Chef Sascha Wolhandler shares summer recipes with Tom Hall.

Maryland Morning Podcast
10:00 am
Fri August 1, 2014

Post-Recession Graduates, Archaeology of the War of 1812, Movie Mayhem!

Maureen Harvie (l) and Justina Latimer (r.)
Credit Jamyla Kay

College graduates who entered the workforce soon after the recession ended are still feeling its effects—fewer jobs, lower wages. Then, what can bullets, buttons and beams buried in the ground tell us about the people in the War of 1812? Plus, our film addicts Ann Hornaday of The Washington Post  and  Jed Dietz of the Maryland Film Festival tell us what movies we’ve got to catch before the end of summer.

Maryland Morning Podcast
10:55 am
Wed July 30, 2014

What's Causing a Surge in Heroin-Related Deaths, John McIntyre on Language Debates, Essays on Trees

Credit via Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene report

Sheilah talks with State Health Secretary Joshua Sharfstein what's causing the surge in heroin-related deaths and what the state is doing about it.

Then, Sheilah discusses language with Baltimore Sun editor John McIntyre about how word choices shape the immigration debate.

Plus, Nathan has a conversation with Angela Pelster on her new book, Limber, but it is about much more than branches and leaves.

Maryland Morning Podcast
10:00 am
Mon July 28, 2014

Federal Drug Sentencing, A Confederate Artist, "Legally Blonde: The Musical", Poet Clarinda Harriss

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Federal drug sentencing changes, a Confederate prisoner-of-war turned artist, theater critic J. Wynn Rousuck reviews "Legally Blonde: The Musical", and poet Clarinda Harriss has a new collection of short stories.

Maryland Morning Podcast
9:00 am
Fri July 25, 2014

How To House Migrant Children In Maryland, The Real "Monuments Men"

The U.S./Mexico border at Nogales, AZ.
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Maryland's role in the Central American child immigrant crisis, and the real life story of a member of the "Monuments Men" mission. 

Maryland Morning Podcast
8:45 am
Wed July 23, 2014

Somerset County Changes and The History of Charles Street

Credit via Historical Society of Baltimore's Facebook

We talk with Meredith Ramsay about economic development and social change in two lower Eastern Shore towns and with two local leaders about the what lies ahead for the area. Plus, Tom Hall talks about Charles Street's beginnings with local historian John McGrain, author of the new book “Charles Street: Baltimore’s Artery of Elegance”.

Maryland Morning Podcast
10:00 am
Mon July 21, 2014

Diversion Program For Prostitutes, Contemporary American Theater Festival, Author Tiphanie Yanique

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An effort in Baltimore to keep prostitutes off the streets and out of the criminal justice system, our theater critic reviews five plays in seven minutes, and author Tiphanie Yanique on her debut novel set in the Virgin Islands, "Land of Love and Drowning."

Maryland Morning Podcast
12:11 pm
Fri July 18, 2014

Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera, Measuring Floods in Annapolis, and Summer Books

Gov. Martin O'Malley swearing in Mary Ellen Barbera as Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals in July 2013.

Appeals Court Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera, analysis of flooding in Annapolis, and summer books with Carla Hayden, head of the Enoch Pratt Free Library.
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Maryland Morning Podcast
10:00 am
Wed July 16, 2014

Baltimore Area Housing Market, The First National Labor Strike, plus Artist Seth Adelsberger

How is the Baltimore region’s housing market doing this summer? Plus, Baltimore’s part in the country’s first national labor strike, 137 years ago. Then, Baltimore artist Seth Adelsberger featured at the Baltimore Museum of Art's Front Room.