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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Thurs. June 19, 1-2 p.m.
11:31 am
Thu June 19, 2014

Midday Candidates' Week: Hogan

Larry Hogan

GOP front runner Larry Hogan, an Annapolis businessman, was the last to throw his hat into the ring, announcing his bid for the governorship in January.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Thurs. June 26, 12-1 p.m
11:06 am
Thu June 19, 2014

Midday Candidates' Week: Brown

Lt. Governor Anthony Brown is the clear front runner in the Democratic race for Maryland governor. Ahead of next week’s gubernatorial primary, polls show him leading his nearest rival by a margin of 2 to 1. Brown’s resume includes eight years in the governor’s office, a tour of duty in Iraq as a Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserves, and eight years in the Maryland General Assembly representing Prince George’s County.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Wed. June 18, 12-2 p.m.
9:21 am
Wed June 18, 2014

Midday Candidates' Week: Attorney General Race

State House Del. Aisha Braveboy, State Sen. Brian Frosh, and State Del. Jon Cardin are vying for the Democratic nomination for Attorney General.

As the Republican and Libertarian candidates are running unopposed in the June 24th primary, we’ll talk with the three contenders vying for the Democratic nomination to become Maryland’s top legal officer; State House Del. Aisha Braveboy of Prince George’s County, Del. Jon Cardin of Baltimore County, and State Senator Brian Frosh of Montgomery County. 

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Tues. June 17, 1-2 p.m.
10:13 am
Tue June 17, 2014

Midday Candidates' Week: Legislative Races

The race for Anne Arundel County Executive has been heating up in recent weeks as incumbent Laura Neuman fights to keep her position.
Credit The Baltimore Sun

Barry Rascovar of Political Maryland and Len Lazerick, editor and publisher for Maryland Reporter, join us as we examine the legislative races in the Baltimore region, Western Maryland, and the Eastern Shore. We’ll also be joined by the reporters who have been closely covering these races. 

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Tues. June 17, 12-1 p.m.
9:56 am
Tue June 17, 2014

Midday Candidates' Week: George

Ron George is a two-term Maryland State House Delegate from Anne Arundel County. And he’s one of four Republicans vying for his party’s nomination in next week’s gubernatorial primary. Among his top, would-be priorities: Decrease the tax burden on small-to-midsize businesses. His push: To build the private sector, and bring more jobs to Maryland. The Annapolis jeweler store owner supports medical marijuana, but is against its legalization.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Mon. June 16, 1-2 p.m.
10:27 am
Mon June 16, 2014

Midday Candidates' Week: Mizeur

Maryland State House Del. Heather Mizeur (D-Montgomery County) supports marijuana legalization and an increase in the state's minimum wage to $16.70. With a focus on health care and the environment, she's considered the most progressive of the Democratic candidates for Maryland governor.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Mon. June 16, 12-1 p.m.
10:17 am
Mon June 16, 2014

Midday Candidates' Week: Lollar

Credit The Baltimore Sun

Charles Lollar is a U.S. Marine Corps. officer, a former Tea Party activist, a businessman, and an ordained preacher. His top, would-be top priorities if elected governor: Eliminating the personal income tax and the estate tax, lowering the corporate income tax, and rolling back the sales tax. The only African-American Republican in the race, polls put him tying for second among his GOP rivals. 

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Fri. June 13, 1-2 p.m.
11:39 am
Fri June 13, 2014

Midday on Film

Quentin Tarantino's Pulp Fiction continues to resonate with film buffs 20 years following its release.

Memorable and quotable dialogue, an ironic mix of humor and violence, an ingeniously constructed storyline, all kinds of pop culture references -- Pulp Fiction, Quentin Tarantino’s groundbreaking crime film, is 20 years old. It remains highly popular, an irresistible guilty pleasure for movie fans. Pulp Fiction at 20, with Midday film critics Linda DeLibero and Christopher Llewellyn Reed.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Fri. June 13, 12-1 p.m.
11:28 am
Fri June 13, 2014

Midday Friday

The Baltimore Aquarium is considering what to do next with its dolphins.

The National Aquarium in Baltimore is considering retiring its eight dolphins and moving them to what would be a first-of-its-kind ocean sanctuary. It’s part of the aquarium’s deliberations on its future role as a conservation organization in a world beset with environmental challenges. The aquarium’s CEO John Racanelli joins us today to talk about his institution’s evolving mission.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks, Thur. June 12 1-2 p.m.
10:07 am
Thu June 12, 2014

Immigrant Children in the US

Metro West on North Green Street is no-longer being considered as a shelter for immigrant children.
Credit baltimoresun.com

The Obama administration has dropped the idea of converting a vacant office building in Baltimore into a shelter for immigrant children, but the problem and the need remain. In today's second hour, a look at the recent surge of immigrant children across the U.S. border, and the politics of immigration reform in the wake of the primary defeat of Republican Eric Cantor, the House majority leader.

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