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BALTIMORE (AP) Hundreds of people turned out at Baltimore's Inner Harbor to sing "Happy Birthday" to former Gov. William Donal Schaefer, who turned 88 today. Schaefer says he was amazed by the turnout for the dedication of a statue in his honor at harborside.

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) Maryland natural resources officials are retiring more than 500 crabbing licenses. The state says many of the 6,000 Maryland crabbing licenses aren't in active use and retiring them makes good sense given the dwindling crab harvest.

BALTIMORE (AP) The Baltimore Ravens say they've gained new momentum after routing the Denver Broncos 30-to-7 on Sunday. After dropping three in a row, the Ravens say the victory gives them a much-needed shot of confidence as Denver drops out of the ranks of the unbeaten.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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The Music And Legacy Of Motown

Motown founder Berry Gordy and director Charles Randolph-Wright of “Motown the Musical" join Diane for a conversation about the history of Detroit's famous sound.

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Will Montgomery County Go "Bottoms Up" On Liquor Laws?

Since Prohibition, Montgomery County has held the purse strings on liquor sales, meaning the county sells every drink from beer to bourbon to local bars and restaurants. But local business owners are pushing back from this system, claiming it lacks efficiency and leaves customers waiting. County officials say they are holding out for alternatives that protect those within the industry. We discuss both sides of the issue today.

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Exelon's Chief Strategy Officer On Its Proposed Takeover Of Pepco

Kojo chats with Exelon's chief strategy officer about the company's vision for electric service in the Washington region, and its argument for why its acquisition of Pepco is in the best interest of customers.

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Computer Guys And Gal

Another year is coming to a close and the Computer Guys And Gal are here to discuss this year's biggest technology news, including the growth of virtual reality and the "Internet of Things."

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