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Planet Money
3:20 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

How Far Your Paycheck Goes, In 356 U.S. Cities

Quoctrung Bui/NPR

Originally published on Tue May 20, 2014 2:16 pm

There's this thing people say all the time in New York and other expensive cities: If I could move somewhere cheaper, and keep my income the same, I'd be much better off.

Alas, in places where the cost of living is lower, pay tends to be lower as well.

So what you really want to know is this: How much do workers make in different cities? And how far does that money go in each city?

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WYPR News
9:23 am
Tue May 20, 2014

Lollar Hopes to Defy The Odds With Gubernatorial Bid

GOP gubernatorial candidate Charles Lollar (left) with (l-r) Art Fifer, his daughter Joy Hutter, a Lollar volunteer, and Fifer's sister Pixie Flynn, co-owner of Anne Arundel Seafood in Pasadena.
Bret Jaspers WYPR

Originally published on Tue May 20, 2014 10:52 am

Lollar Hopes to Defy The Odds With Gubernatorial Bid

  “Maryland’s not so big until you have to travel it just about every day,” said Republican gubernatorial candidate Charles Lollar on the campaign trail recently.

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WYPR News
9:12 am
Mon May 19, 2014

What Voters Need To Know About Maryland's Transgender Law

Originally published on Mon May 19, 2014 5:33 am

What Voters Need To Know About Maryland's Transgender Law

WYPR's Fraser Smith and Christopher Connelly talk about Maryland's 2014 law that protects transgender people from discrimination, and efforts to put the law to a public referendum in November.

WYPR News
9:01 am
Fri May 16, 2014

Aside From Early Recording, Race Not Part Of Governor's Race

Originally published on Fri May 16, 2014 5:03 am

Aside From Early Recording, Race Not Part Of Governor's Race

WYPR's Fraser Smith and Donn Worgs of Towson University talk about why the prospect of Maryland electing its first African American governor has not been part of the campaign, aside from an early controversy last summer.

Opinion
11:46 am
Thu May 15, 2014

Curfew No Substitute For Community

Originally published on Thu May 15, 2014 5:48 am

New city slogan: 'Come to Baltimore, Home of the 24/7 Curfew for Kids.'

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WYPR News
11:46 am
Wed May 14, 2014

Bernstein And Mosby Agree on Repeat Offenders, And Not Much Else

Marilyn Mosby and Baltimore City State's Attorney Gregg Bernstein agree on how to get bad guys off the streets of Baltimore but not much beyond that. Mosby is challenging Bernstein for his job.

Originally published on Tue May 27, 2014 5:48 pm

Bernstein And Mosby Agree on Repeat Offenders, And Not Much Else

Baltimore City State’s Attorney Gregg Bernstein and his challenger in the Democratic primary, Marilyn Mosby, agree that targeting violent repeat offenders, or VROs, will take bad guys off the streets of Baltimore. But that’s about the only thing they agree on.

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WYPR News
10:39 am
Wed May 14, 2014

Clinton Brings In Big Bucks For Brown

Bill Clinton addresses the crowd at a fundraiser for Anthony Brown's campaign for governor in Potomac, Md.

Originally published on Wed May 14, 2014 12:37 pm

Bill Clinton’s endorsement is possibly the most important one that Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown has gotten in his bid to be Maryland’s next governor.

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WYPR News
10:38 am
Wed May 14, 2014

Will Cardin's Absences Bring Attention To AG Race?

Originally published on Thu May 15, 2014 1:57 pm

Will Cardin's Absences Bring Attention To AG Race?

WYPR's Fraser Smith and Karen Hosler talk about Jon Cardin's high rate of absenteeism during committee votes in the House of Delegates and how it will affect his candidacy for Attorney General.

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Headlines
9:14 am
Wed May 14, 2014

Election 2014, Rockfish Regs, Kirwan Announces Retirement, and Surveillance Cameras In OC

Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown (l) with former President Bill Clinton. Clinton appeared at a fundraiser for Brown Tuesday that brought in more than $1 million.
Credit Christopher Connelly / WYPR

Former President Bill Clinton headlined a fundraiser for Lieutenant Governor Anthony Brown’s gubernatorial bid. State Attorney General Doug Gansler calls on Brown to answer questions about donations to – and by – his campaign. Montgomery County Delegate Heather Mizeur unveils energy proposals. Plus: a look at the state Attorney General’s race, and the race for Baltimore City State’s Attorney. Also: rockfish regulation, Kirwan announces his retirement, surveillance cameras in Ocean City, and more.

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WYPR News
9:46 am
Tue May 13, 2014

Offshore Wind Blows in Virginia; No Breeze Yet in Maryland

Windmills in the North Sea.

Originally published on Mon May 12, 2014 12:29 pm

While Maryland is trying to get its offshore wind program off the ground, the US Department of Energy announced grants last week for offshore wind projects in New Jersey, Oregon, and Virginia.

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