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9:40 am
Tue July 8, 2014

Boston Conflicted About The Olympics? We'll Take 'Em

Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps.

Originally published on Mon July 7, 2014 2:36 pm

Boston Conflicted About The Olympics? We'll Take 'Em

It’s always helpful to seek out other people’s thinking on big issues.

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Headlines
9:06 am
Tue July 8, 2014

Election Results, APG Team Destroys Syria’s Chemical Weapons, & MD Senators Talk Water Projects

Credit crazysanman history via flickr

It’s been two weeks since Maryland’s primary election, and yesterday, local election officials formally finished counting all the absentee, provisional, and military ballots. A team from Aberdeen Proving Ground has begun destroying Syria’s chemical weapons. Maryland’s two US Senators were in Baltimore yesterday, to talk about water infrastructure projects. Plus: the corruption investigation at the Baltimore City Detention Center, casino revenues, dog parks, the “Battle of the Beltways,” and more.

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WYPR News
9:47 am
Mon July 7, 2014

Why Maryland May Have A Competitive Governor's Race

Originally published on Fri July 4, 2014 5:08 am

Why Maryland May Have A Competitive Governor's Race

WYPR's Fraser Smith and Karen Hosler talk about why they think that despite Democrats' significant voter registration advantage, this year's campaign for governor may be a real race.

WYPR News
9:47 am
Mon July 7, 2014

Frederick Primed For Competitive State Senate Race

Originally published on Mon July 7, 2014 5:36 am

Frederick Primed For Competitive State Senate Race

WYPR's Nathan Sterner and Jeremy Bauer-Wolf of MarylandReporter.com talk about Sen. David Brinkley's loss to Del. Michael Hough in the primaries, and how that upset teed up a general election race with Democrat Dan Rupli.

Headlines
8:00 am
Mon July 7, 2014

Police No Longer Required To Report Certain Data, Election Results, & MD’s Medicaid Rolls

Credit lights by Jason Rojas via flickr

The expiration of two laws mean Maryland law enforcement agencies are no longer required to report the activities of SWAT teams or the race of drivers pulled over for traffic stops. Primary election results will be finalized today. A review of MD’s Medicaid rolls. Baltimore’s homicide total for 2014 passes the 100 mark. The Maryland Zoo asks for help in naming a bald eagle. And more.

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Headlines
9:19 am
Fri July 4, 2014

Hurricane Arthur, Independence Day Schedule Changes, and Brown Proposes Debate Schedule

A lovely 4th of July forecast for Central Maryland… but a wet one on the Eastern Shore, which’ll feel the effects of Hurricane Arthur today. We round up today’s Independence Day schedule changes, with information about the fireworks displays set for this evening. Plus: Brown proposes gubernatorial debate schedule, an APG team readies to destroy Syria’s chemical weapons, and MD cab companies sue Uber.

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WYPR News
11:56 am
Thu July 3, 2014

Mosby Victory Shows (Again) Who Votes In Baltimore

Originally published on Thu July 3, 2014 5:23 am

Mosby Victory Shows (Again) Who Votes In Baltimore

Marilyn Mosby’s win over incumbent State's Atty. Gregg Bernstein was in the cards from about the moment Bernstein won the office four years ago.

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Headlines
8:42 am
Thu July 3, 2014

Hurricane Arthur Postpones OC Fireworks, Spending Cuts, BGE Rates, and Offshore Wind

Projected track for Hurricane Arthur
Credit National Weather Service / http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/

As Hurricane Arthur moves up the East Coast, Ocean City postpones its Independence Day fireworks display. A flash flood watch is in effect this afternoon and this evening for the listening area. Plus: spending cuts, BGE rates, offshore wind, the planned Red Line, and more.

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WYPR News
9:32 am
Wed July 2, 2014

Social Security Nominee Likely To Face Bipartisan Grilling

Originally published on Wed July 2, 2014 9:38 am

Social Security Nominee Likely To Face Bipartisan Grilling

WYPR's Fraser Smith and John Fritze of the Baltimore Sun talk about the nomination of Marylander Carolyn Colvin to head the Social Security Administration, and why she's likely to face tough questions from both parties during her confirmation hearings.

Headlines
8:27 am
Wed July 2, 2014

Arthur Heads Up East Coast, A Wednesday Heat Advisory, Budget Cuts, & Baltimore Homicides

Projected track for what's still Tropical Storm Arthur (and is likely to become Hurricane Arthur today).
Credit National Weather Service / http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/

What’s now Tropical Storm Arthur is likely to become a hurricane today; the storm’s traveling up the East Coast and its effects could be felt in Ocean City.

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