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10:14 am
Fri May 30, 2014

Slate Campaign Fund Unites Kamenetz And Developers

Originally published on Fri May 30, 2014 5:33 am

Slate Campaign Fund Unites Kamenetz And Developers

WYPR's Fraser Smith and Alison Knezevich of the Baltimore Sun talk about contributions from developers--and from Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz--to a campaign fund that can be used to benefit members of a particular candidate "slate."

WYPR News
10:09 am
Fri May 30, 2014

Dueling Attack Ads Show Campaigns With Money To Spend And No Time To Waste

Originally published on Fri May 30, 2014 8:32 am

  Maryland’s increasingly contentious gubernatorial race got more negative Thursday when the top two Democratic candidates released tit-for-tat attack ads bashing each other. Campaign finance reports filed earlier this week show candidates with money to burn as the primary approaches.


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WYPR News
10:34 am
Thu May 29, 2014

Without A Baltimore Candidate, Ruppersberger Endorsement Matters

Originally published on Thu May 29, 2014 10:08 am

Without A Baltimore Candidate, Ruppersberger Endorsement Matters

Anthony and Dutch -- they’ve been doing the endorsement dance for months now.

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Headlines
8:03 am
Thu May 29, 2014

Water Line Insurance, Ruppersberger’s Brown Endorsement, & Baltimore County To Pay Police Retirees

Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger
Credit Tom at en.wikipedia via Wikimedia Commons

Baltimoreans will soon be able to buy insurance for the water and sewer pipes that from the municipal main to their houses. What Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger’s endorsement of Anthony Brown could mean for the governor’s race. Baltimore County officials are expected to pay at least $1.6-million to end a dispute with the police union over health insurance overpayments. Plus: a report card on Harbor health, a sewage spill in Arnold, a Maryland man in space, and more.

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WYPR News
9:39 am
Wed May 28, 2014

Gansler, Mizeur And An Empty Podium At Second Democratic Debate

Del. Heather Mizeur and Attorney General Doug Gansler faced off at a debate at Fox 45 studios in Baltimore.

Originally published on Wed May 28, 2014 12:50 pm

Gansler, Mizeur And An Empty Podium At Second Democratic Debate

Doug Gansler an Heather Mizeur answered questions geared toward a Charm City audience on Monday at a second Democratic gubernatorial debate at Baltimore’s Fox 45 television studios.

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WYPR News
4:25 pm
Tue May 27, 2014

Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings and Anthony Hamilton Join the Movement at Artscape 2014

Members of the Daydreams Nightmares Aerial Theatre demonstrating their flying dance moves above Charles and Lanvale Streets after Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced the highlights for Artscape 2014

Originally published on Tue May 27, 2014 1:15 pm

Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, along with Ozomatli, Galactic and Anthony Hamilton will be among the musicians to perform at the 33rd annual Artscape in Baltimore, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Tuesday.

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WYPR News
9:39 am
Tue May 27, 2014

Why Primary Turnout Matters For Baltimore

Originally published on Mon May 26, 2014 5:08 am

What Might Happen If Primary Turnout Is Low

WYPR's Fraser Smith and Roberto Alejandro of the Afro talk about efforts to increase voter turnout in the June 24th primary, and who would benefit if the vast majority of voters stay home.

Headlines
8:33 am
Fri May 23, 2014

Memorial Day Holiday Travel, Harbor Point, Chesapeake Bay Health, & The Poe House Reopens

Maryland roads will be busy over the next four days, with Memorial Day holiday travel expected to be at its highest level since 2005. The final approval has been given for construction to begin at Baltimore’s Harbor Point. A new report card is out on the health of the Chesapeake Bay. The Edgar Allan Poe House is set to reopen tomorrow. Plus: MD’s cigarette tax, plans for a cybersecurity training center at the Naval Academy, and MD’s US Senators call for the Redskins to change their name. And more.

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WYPR News
11:01 am
Thu May 22, 2014

Who’s A Better Republican?

State Delegate Steve Schuh (top) speaking to Severna Park resident Paul English as he campaigns for Anne Arundel County Executive. Schuh faces Laura Neuman in the Republican primary. Neuman was selected by the County Council over Schuh to finish the term of John Leopold, in the Republican Primary in February 2013.

Originally published on Thu May 22, 2014 8:43 am

Who’s A Better Republican?

Policy wise, Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman and State Delegate Steve Schuh agree on most everything: cutting taxes and county fees, hiring more police officers and building new schools.

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WYPR News
11:00 am
Thu May 22, 2014

Following White House Lead, Local Colleges Look Into Sexual Assault Surveys

Originally published on Wed May 21, 2014 1:57 pm

During the last General Assembly session, Del. Jon Cardin introduced a bill that would have required state colleges and universities to survey their students about the atmosphere on their campuses regarding sexual assault.

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