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Episodes

Dr. Joshua Sharfstein

1/31/2011
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Former Baltimore health commissioner Joshua Sharfstein returns to Maryland as its health secretary after two years in the Obama administration as deputy commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration.

The Value of a Liberal Arts Education

1/31/2011
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A look at whether students are getting value and career prep while studying the humanities at costly liberal arts colleges.

The Long Snapper

1/28/2011
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Journalist Jeffrey Marrx recounts the story of former Baltimore Raven Brian Kinchen who was called out of retirement to help the New England Patriots in their quest to reach the Super Bowl.

State of the Union

1/27/2011
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We'll get reaction to and analysis of President Obama's State of the Union speech.

Snow Storm and Open Phones

1/27/2011
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We'll talk with Mike Dresser, transportation columnist for the Sun and hear from listeners about last night's snow storm.

Mencken

1/27/2011
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Mencken scholar Marion Rodgers discusses how Mencken, and former Maryland Governor Ritchie were leading opponents to prohibition.

Autism

1/26/2011
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We'll talk with journalist Brian Deer and others about discredited Dr. Andrew Wakefield who published a 1998 study connecting childhood vaccines with autism, who may have been motivated by money.

State of the Union Address

1/26/2011
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We'll get analysis and reaction to last night's State of the Union address by President Obama.

State of the Union

1/26/2011
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We'll get reaction and analysis of last night's State of the Union speech by President Obama.

Mario

1/25/2011
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A conversation with Baltimore's own R & B singer Mario as he prepares for a benefit concert at Hippodrome Theater.

Academy Award Nominations

1/25/2011
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A rundown of this year's Academy Award nominations announced earlier this morning.

Mental Health First Aid

1/24/2011
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We'll look at you recognize someone with mental health problems before violence occurs and what to do about it.

Osama Bin Laden

1/24/2011
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A conversation with former CIA official under President Clinton Michael Scheuer author of a detailed biography of Osama Bin Laden.

Charles Whittington

1/24/2011
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An Iraq veteran is kicked out of the Community College of Baltimore County after writing an essay describing how killing became like an addictive drug to him.

Police Shootings

1/21/2011
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We'll discuss the fatal shooting of a plainclothes Baltimore police officer, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's call for an independent inquiry into what happened.

JFK's Inaugural Address

1/20/2011
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We'll talk about John F. Kennedy's inagural address on its 50th anniversary.

Midday on the Bay

1/19/2011
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We'll learn about federal efforts to put the states of the Chesapeake Bay watershed on a "pollution diet," and we hear from both sides of the discussion.

How to Walk to School

1/19/2011
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We'll learn how Chicago parents sparked a makeover of their local public school, providing a blueprint for how it might be done elsewhere.

Heroes

1/19/2011
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We'll discuss the traits of heroes and outline how people become heroes, from the underdog who defies great odds to those who redeem themselves or who overcome adversity.

Senator Ben Cardin

1/18/2011
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A view of the 112th Congress with U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Maryland.
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