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An informal conversation about the issues, politics, and personalities of Montgomery County, Maryland, hosted by MCM senior reporter Doug Tallman, who has covered the State and the County for more than 30 years.

An informal conversation about the issues, politics, and personalities of Montgomery County, Maryland, hosted by MCM senior reporter Doug Tallman, who has covered the State and the County for more than 30 years.
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An informal conversation about the issues, politics, and personalities of Montgomery County, Maryland, hosted by MCM senior reporter Doug Tallman, who has covered the State and the County for more than 30 years.

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@mymcmedia

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English

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Episodes

The MCPS Student Voice

5/14/2019
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As the 41st Student Member of the Board, Ananya Tadikonda, steps down from her MCPS position, she discusses some issues the new student board member will face and how she hopes student activism will move lawmakers in the future – on this episode of Montgomery Talks with Doug Tallman. Available now on MyMCMedia, Overcast, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RadioPublic, Spotify and Stitcher, Facebook, Pocketcasts and Twitter. Please help us grow. Subscribe and share with your friends. Send...

Duration:00:24:03

Montgomery in Black and White

5/2/2019
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MoCo native Dan Reed talks about growing up black in Montgomery County, where he attended a public school magnet school with affluent white kids. That was 20 years ago. Now, the writer of the popular blog, Just Up the Pike, describes the childhood experiences that still affect him today. Available now on MyMCMedia, Overcast, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RadioPublic, Spotify and Stitcher, Facebook, Pocketcasts and Twitter. Please help us grow. Subscribe and share with your...

Duration:00:32:45

Greening Up Montgomery County

4/23/2019
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Montgomery County recycles a lot of its trash, but it’s going to have to recycle a lot more if it wants to close its pollution-belching incinerator in Dickerson — it won’t be easy being green Montgomery, or so says the county’s environmental protection chief, Adam Ortiz. Listen to his chat with Doug Tallman on this latest edition of Montgomery Talks. Available now on MyMCMedia, Overcast, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RadioPublic, Spotify and Stitcher, Facebook, Pocketcasts and...

Duration:00:31:19

Marc Elrich on Schools, Budget and Transportation

4/17/2019
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County Executive Marc Elrich discusses the schools, budget and transportation in the County – on this episode of Montgomery Talks with Doug Tallman. Available now on MyMCMedia, Overcast, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RadioPublic, Spotify and Stitcher, Facebook, Pocketcasts and Twitter. Please help us grow. Subscribe and share with your friends. Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/montgomerytalk/message

Duration:00:37:46

Keep Your Pet Country Music Calm

4/11/2019
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Dr. Mark Liberto soothes nervous pets with country music at his Lake Forest Animal Clinic in Gaithersburg. Get more tips on keeping your cat or dog healthy and calm – on this episode of Montgomery Talks with Doug Tallman. Available now on MyMCMedia, Overcast, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RadioPublic, Spotify and Stitcher, Facebook, Pocketcasts and Twitter. Please help us grow. Subscribe and share with your friends. Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/montgomerytalk/message

Duration:00:28:29

MCPS 2020: MCCPTA's Laura Stewart

4/8/2019
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This edition of Montgomery Talks Education with Doug Tallman is one of a three part series called MCPS 2020. As the county budget debate roars on, Superintendent Jack Smith, Montgomery County Council of Parent-Teacher Associations' Laura Stewart, and Montgomery County Education Association’s Jennifer Martin air their concerns – on Montgomery Talks MCPS 2020, with Doug Tallman. Available now on MyMCMedia, Overcast, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RadioPublic, Spotify and Stitcher,...

Duration:00:30:19

MCPS 2020: Superintendent Jack Smith

4/8/2019
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This edition of Montgomery Talks Education with Doug Tallman is one of a three part series called MCPS 2020. As the county budget debate roars on, Superintendent Jack Smith, Montgomery County Council of Parent-Teacher Associations' Laura Stewart, and Montgomery County Education Association’s Jennifer Martin air their concerns – on Montgomery Talks MCPS 2020, with Doug Tallman. Available now on MyMCMedia, Overcast, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RadioPublic, Spotify and Stitcher,...

Duration:00:36:22

MCPS 2020: MCEA's Jennifer Martin

4/8/2019
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This edition of Montgomery Talks Education with Doug Tallman is one of a three part series called MCPS 2020. As the county budget debate roars on, Superintendent Jack Smith, Montgomery County Council of Parent-Teacher Association’s Laura Stewart, and Montgomery County Education Association’s Jennifer Martin air their concerns – on Montgomery Talks MCPS 2020, with Doug Tallman. Available now on MyMCMedia, Overcast, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RadioPublic, Spotify and Stitcher,...

Duration:00:31:45

Teen Suicide in Montgomery County

4/4/2019
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Suicide Prevention experts from EveryMind and umttr join forces to discuss the rise in teen suicides and what you can do to help – on this episode of Montgomery Talks with Doug Tallman. Available now on MyMCMedia, Overcast, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RadioPublic, Spotify and Stitcher, Facebook, Pocketcasts and Twitter. Please help us grow. Subscribe and share with your friends. Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/montgomerytalk/message

Duration:00:37:16

Feeding Our Community

3/22/2019
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Fewer county residents are going without food, yet Jackie DeCarlo, CEO of Manna Food Center, explains why the fight against hunger must continue – on this episode of Montgomery Talks with Doug Tallman. Available now on MyMCMedia, Overcast, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RadioPublic, Spotify and Stitcher, Facebook, Pocketcasts and Twitter. Please help us grow. Subscribe and share with your friends. Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/montgomerytalk/message

Duration:00:31:57

Eating Local in MoCo

3/19/2019
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It’s easier than you think! Chef/Instructor Susan Callahan fills us in on the surprising places to find locally produced and sustainable edibles – on this episode of Montgomery Talks with Doug Tallman. Available now on MyMCMedia, Overcast, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RadioPublic, Spotify and Stitcher, Facebook, Pocketcasts and Twitter. Please help us grow. Subscribe and share with your friends. Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/montgomerytalk/message

Duration:00:24:15

Opioid Crisis in our County

3/13/2019
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Dr. Raymond Crowel with the Health Department shares how opioid addiction reaches every part of Montgomery County – even our schools – on this episode of Montgomery Talks with Doug Tallman. Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/montgomerytalk/message

Duration:00:20:23

Closing the Gender Pay Gap

3/6/2019
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Councilmember Evan Glass talks about his new proposal to help make gender pay equity a reality in our county on this Montgomery Talks with Doug Tallman. Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/montgomerytalk/message

Duration:00:29:30

Is MoCo Ready for Amazon This Time?

3/1/2019
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David Petr, CEO of the Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation, talks about the county’s readiness for another try at capturing Amazon’s second headquarters— on this episode of Montgomery Talks with Doug Tallman. Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/montgomerytalk/message

Duration:00:25:02

An Oasis of Freed Slaves

2/26/2019
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Historian Natalie Williams says the Sandy Spring Slave Museum is a place where people can touch history. It was created in what was an “oasis” of slaves freed by Quakers – on this episode of Montgomery Talks with Doug Tallman. Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/montgomerytalk/message

Duration:00:26:34

Echoes of Racism

2/21/2019
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Former Gubernatorial Candidate Valerie Ervin reflects on how racism from her parents' generation affects her today on Montgomery Talks with Doug Tallman. Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/montgomerytalk/message

Duration:00:36:23

How the Federal Shutdown Hurts Our County

2/14/2019
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Councilmember Gabe Albornoz talks about who is hurt most by federal shutdowns and why on this episode of Montgomery Talks with Doug Tallman. Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/montgomerytalk/message

Duration:00:32:23

Human Trafficking in Our County

2/13/2019
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MCPD’s head of vice, Det. Sgt. David Papalia, talks about why Montgomery County is a prime location for prostitution and human trafficking – and what you can do to help on this episode of Montgomery Talks with Doug Tallman. Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/montgomerytalk/message

Duration:00:22:23

Will Maryland Cap Prescription Drug Costs?

2/7/2019
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Health care advocate Vincent DeMarco talks to Doug Tallman about new efforts to introduce a bill in Maryland's General Assembly capping the cost of certain medications in the State. Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/montgomerytalk/message

Duration:00:10:50

An UpCounty Voice

1/31/2019
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Where do UpCounty residents go to get their potholes fixed? Germantown Pulse editor and journalist Kevin O'Rourke talks about the challenges of covering his unincorporated community, and how he tries to give its residents a voice. Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/montgomerytalk/message

Duration:00:22:32