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An evening roundup of WYPR's latest reporting on Maryland's COVID-19 response, a summary of essential state and local updates, and a forum for locals who want to share stories about everyday life in the era of Coronavirus.

The Daily Dose: Maryland Confronts COVID-19 WYPR Baltimore

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An evening roundup of WYPR's latest reporting on Maryland's COVID-19 response, a summary of essential state and local updates, and a forum for locals who want to share stories about everyday life in the era of Coronavirus.

    The Daily Dose bids Adieu

    The Daily Dose bids Adieu

    As election day nears, Baltimore County elections officials say they’ll add an additional day to count mail-in ballots, ahead of November 8.  
    While statewide Democrats enjoy commanding leads in their races, the race for the top job in Anne Arundel County is neck-and-neck.  
    Governor Hogan has announced 15-million dollars in federal aid will go toward hiring for infrastructure work and  a new study finds aircraft noise from BWI Airport may be doing more health damage than previously thought.
    We’ll have those stories and more plus: we’ll  hear from our executive editor of The Daily Dose and our general manager and CEO as they reflect on some of the highlights and bid a warm farewell to the podcast.  No…It’s not going away forever…just taking a hiatus.  I’ll have more details coming up.
     
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    • 28 min
    Residents to weigh in on new life for Security Square Mall

    Residents to weigh in on new life for Security Square Mall

    Adnan Syed is now a free man. The Maryland Department of Health is changing course on a multimillion dollar request. The Baltimore County Board of Elections is also doing a U-turn on early mail-in ballot counting. Immigrants and refugees in Baltimore will get some crucial help under a new initiative funded with ARPA funds and residents who live near  the blighted Security Square Mall will get a say in the 10-million dollar makeover plans.
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    • 10 min
    Art with a message of inclusion opens in Hampden

    Art with a message of inclusion opens in Hampden

    Maryland’s highest court has ruled that state election officials can begin counting mail-in ballots early.  President Biden was in our state today where he made a stop at a Hagerstown auto plant. A recently released report finds victims of violent crime in Baltimore need better support services. Drug affordability, especially for the city’s seniors was the topic of a community forum with Mayor Scott and other lawmakers today.
    We’ll have those stories and more from our news team, coming up in headlines. Plus… in the race for Baltimore County’s top job, the candidates show just how opposite their approach to governing will be! and we’ll take you to an inclusive arts exhibit for those with often unrecognized special gifts opening in Hampden.
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    • 17 min
    Cool temperatures and hot performances kick off National Arts and Humanities Month.

    Cool temperatures and hot performances kick off National Arts and Humanities Month.

    Baltimore’s violence prevention programs will be getting some new funding. Maryland health officials say they are getting a handle on monkeypox. The state’s  Republican and Democratic candidates for governor share vastly different views at a Marylanders With Disabilities forum. Governor Larry Hogan has been asked to testify in the trial of his former chief of staff. Baltimore has a new map for its police districts and October brings dozens of free arts events to Baltimore. 
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    • 16 min
    Is the pandemic over? The answer is complicated

    Is the pandemic over? The answer is complicated

    Some of the most important laws that went into effect Saturday aim to improve the health of Marylanders. Transportation for some kids to get to school will be improved this fall. Is Covid over? Dr. Leana Wen weighs in on President Biden’s declaration of victory over the pandemic. Ballots are on their way to Marylanders who prefer to vote by mail and new public TV documentaries present surprising portraits of two Maryland heroes. 
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    • 16 min
    Legislators say more, not fewer polling places needed on election day

    Legislators say more, not fewer polling places needed on election day

    Maryland’s highest court will hear Republican gubernatorial candidate Dan Cox’s appeal to block early vote counting. The Baltimore City Council received some preliminary answers about the recent E. Coli contamination. The City is making it easier to pay your water bill. The proposed Hopkins police force continues to attract controversy and Maryland lawmakers grill local elections officials about a shortage of polling places.
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    • 13 min

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