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Host Marc Steiner and Maryland Governor Larry Hogan at the 2017 Annapolis Summit.
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Listen Back: The 2017 Annapolis Summit with Marc Steiner

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First Edition Jan 13: The Week in Review from the AFRO; Nick Mosby Discusses New Position

First Edition host Sean Yoes reviews some of the top news stories of the week directly from the pages of the AFRO, with managing editor Kamau High. Plus, Yoes speaks with former Baltimore City Councilman Nick Mosby about him being selected to represent the 40th District of Baltimore City in the House of Delegates.

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Baltimore: The Rise of Charm City

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Episode Twelve: Glow in the Park

The 12th — and final — episode of our first season, "Glow in the Park," presents a history of Druid Hill Park, the third oldest public urban park in the country.

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NPR News

The Senate confirmation hearing for Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for secretary of education, has begun.

Kenya is gearing up for what will no doubt be a contentious presidential election this August.

A partial repeal of Obamacare could leave 18 million people who have insurance today with no coverage one year later, according to an analysis by the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office.

The report estimates that 32 million people would lose their insurance over 10 years.

Most Broadway musicals that close after 16 performances barely prompt memories, let alone documentaries. But in 1981, the Stephen Sondheim/George Furth opus, Merrily We Roll Along, rolled along so bizarrely, it became the stuff of Broadway legend, worthy of a 2017 post-mortem. Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened is a theatrically captivating documentary in which a director looks sideways at a musical that goes backwards.

For several years, Oxfam International has released an annual report on global wealth inequity. The numbers were startling: In the 2016 report, Oxfam said the world's richest 62 people owned as much wealth as the poorest 3.6 billion.

In one of his last moves as president, Obama has commuted the 35-year prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the army private who leaked a massive trove of military secrets to WikiLeaks.

The former intelligence analyst's prison sentence has been shortened to expire on May 17, 2017, according to a statement from the White House.

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There's the heroic, lightning-quick medical care that saves us from crises. And then there's the slow-but-steady incremental medical attention that doctors provide for weeks, months, years, even decades in the attempt to heal complex conditions.

Two days before Gambian President Yahya Jammeh is supposed to cede power, he has declared a state of emergency in the country. He has refused to step down to make way for Adama Barrow, who won last month's election.

It wasn't immediately clear what the state of emergency entailed, but the move appeared to make a handover of power even more unlikely.

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Remembering WEAA's First Day of Broadcasting: January 10, 1977

WEAA first began broadcasting on January 10, 1977. For the station's 40th anniversary, read the story of WEAA's first year, as told in a 1977 issue of Morgan Magazine.

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January CD: Greg Hatza's Diggin Up My Roots

Reading, PA, native and Baltimore resident Greg Hatza is back with his ORGANization in a brand new CD titled “Diggin Up My Roots.” The project features a collection of R&B and Blues songs that the B3 Organist grew up with.

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Jazz Master of the Month

Jazz Master of the Month: Grady Tate

“I’ve done as much as I could on drums…I’m moving on now.” That’s the way Grady Tate describes his music pursuits these days.

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In the Community

January Community Cares: Loving Arms Inc.

The Community Cares partner for the month of January is Loving Arms Inc: a place you can call home.

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TUNE IN WEEKDAYS at 1PM

Watch: Guitarist and Vocalist Eric Krasno Sits Down with the Bassman

Grammy Award Guitarist & Vocalist Eric Krasno stops by the studios of WEAA to sit down with the Bassman. They talk about his brand new solo CD, Blood From A Stone and performs live.

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