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Political Showdown Over Fishing Season In Maryland

The Maryland General Assembly is deeply divided over a proposed law that would transform fisheries management in the state. Bill 145 would allow the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, or DNR, to open, close or modify the fishing season with 48 hours notice. Now, an already tense policy battle is morphing into a political drama, after lawmakers held up the nomination of the interim director of DNR. We get the latest from Annapolis.

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It Takes A Nation: Art For Social Justice At The Katzen Arts Center

As the Minister of Culture for the Black Panther Party, graphic artist Emory Douglas created striking visual images for the movement's publications and posters.

NPR

Long Absent In China, Tipping Makes A Comeback At A Few Trendy Restaurants

Viewed for decades as capitalist exploitation, tipping is now being encouraged at some upscale, urban restaurants catering to wealthy, young customers. Restaurateurs insist it's strictly voluntary.
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It Takes A Nation: Art For Social Justice At The Katzen Arts Center

As the Minister of Culture for the Black Panther Party, graphic artist Emory Douglas created striking visual images for the movement's publications and posters.

WAMU 88.5

DDOT Questions Metro's Ability To Protect People With Disabilities For Ride-Hailing Paratransit Trips

As Metro looks to reduce the cost of its expensive MetroAccess paratransit service, they're turning to ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft to provide low-cost trips. Some critics say they represent a race to the bottom.

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