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According to a recent analysis by Fidelity, a couple retiring this year will require an estimated $275,000 to cover healthcare costs during retirement...


Sep 13, 2017

The National Aquarium is getting serious about Inner Harbor water quality. Listen to learn more about how ingeniously designed floating wetlands are bringing natural habitat—and cleaner urban waters—back to Baltimore. 

Quality Matters

Sep 13, 2017

When looking for child care, quality matters. Here are a few things to look for.

The Daily Oklahoman

With hurricanes and floods recently swamping Florida, Texas, India and Bangladesh, and wildfires raging across California and the U.S. west, climate change is at the forefront of public policy discussions around the world.

An American agency with a central role in studying climate change is NASA, with its satellites providing critical data about temperatures and weather conditions. President Donald Trump has nominated as the next Administrator of NASA Congressman Jim Bridenstine, a Republican from Oklahoma, Navy aviator and booster of the idea of privatizing space exploration. 

Bridenstine is strongly supported by the commercial space flight industry. But his confirmation is being opposed by many scientists, environmentalists and others who object to his denial of the scientific consensus that global warming is real.


Sep 13, 2017
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Click on the image for the wine list. 

House Afire

Sep 13, 2017

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Poverty to Prosperity

Sep 12, 2017

Rev. Alvin C. Hathaway, pastor of Union Baptist Church joins us this week to talk about moving people past poverty. 

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The more time I spend in the kitchen the more I become enamored with trying different seasonings.  All that talk about spicing up one's life can be taken literally.  A deft command of the spice rack can give you unbelievable culinary powers.  But as Chef Jerry Pellegrino tells us, there are some handy shortcuts spice lovers can take advantage of.

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Click on the image for The MERs for the week of September 4.

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Starting with this week's episode, The Morning Economic Report will be presented in one podcast. 

Click on the image for The MERs for the week of August 28.