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Why Environmentalists Want To Curb Maryland's Poultry Industry

Environmentalists worry the poultry industry's growth means setbacks for the health of the Chesapeake Bay.
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Bill Would Make Maryland Employers Set Work Schedules Earlier

As Labor Day approaches, advocates in Maryland are pushing for a change in how workers receive their schedules.
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Congress, The White House And The Future Of The Iran Nuclear Agreement

President Barack Obama secures the Democratic votes needed to prevent Congress from blocking the Iran nuclear agreement. We discuss what Democratic support of the deal in the Senate means for President Obama, the Republican-led House and the future of U.S. relations with Iran.

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So Virginia Missed Its Redistricting Deadline. What's Next?

Will a panel of federal judges take charge? Or will they kick the debate back to state lawmakers, who fumbled their previous attempt at a solution?

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"Citizen Canine" The Evolution of Our Pets (Rebroadcast)

Cats and dogs have become such a part of the family fabric that in many households, they're akin to children. "Science" journalist David Grimm joins Kojo to talk about how our connections to pets are changing laws, industries, and lives.

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Protesters Gather In Baltimore As Hearings Begin On Freddie Gray's Death

Prosecutors and defense attorneys will present arguments on three key issues in Baltimore Circuit Court.

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Panel Begins To Shape Guidelines For Police Body Cameras In Maryland

The regulations address everything from when the devices should be turned on to what to do with dysfunctional cameras.
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Why An Amusement Park Has Dominion Over Virginia School Calendars

The Kings Dominion Law was passed at the behest of the amusement park, and it legally prohibits school divisions from opening before Labor Day unless they qualify for a waiver.
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The Influence Of The Latino Vote in 2016

In 2016, an estimated 13.1 million Latino voters are expected to cast a ballot. We look at the growing influence of the Latino vote and who makes up this demographic.

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Generic: The Unbranding of Modern Medicine (Rebroadcast)

As the price of generic drugs has spiked, legislators and others are questioning the role of this multi-billion dollar industry in our health care system.

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