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Humor Marks Funeral For Former Maryland Governor

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While he served two terms as both governor and comptroller, Schaefer will be remembered most for the four terms he spent as mayor of Maryland's biggest city.

And that was primarily the focus for those who eulogized him. That, and his legendary impatience and temper.

Lainey Lebow-Sachs was a longtime aide and friend to Schaefer and was with him when he died April 18 at the age of 89. She recounted how different their relationship was when she first worked for him.

"I thought he didn't even know I existed. But then came the first time he yelled at me, slammed the door, and didn't talk to me for a week. In some strange way, I knew right then and there that he liked me," she said.

Schaefer was buried at a mausoleum in Timonium Wednesday afternoon.

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Verdine White On 45 Years With Earth, Wind & Fire

Forty-five years ago, the band “Earth, Wind and Fire” introduced audiences to a new kind of funk--one that fused soul, jazz, Latin and pop. Bassist Verdine White talks to guest host Derek McGinty about breaking racial boundaries in music and how the band is still evolving.

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The Case Against The Shirley Temple (The Drink)

Author and cocktail enthusiast Wayne Curtis wrote an article called "Shirley Temples Are Destroying America's Youth." He talks about why he hates Shirley Temples — the drink, not the person.
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What's Ahead At The Democratic National Convention

The Democratic National Convention gets underway in Philadelphia, where Hillary Clinton will accept the presidential nomination.

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Experimental Plane Sets Off On Final Leg Of Its Round-The-World Journey

It's the first time for a solar-powered plane to circumnavigate the globe. Now it's en route to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates — and you can watch the journey in a live video from the cockpit.

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