Thursday, October 22, 2020

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Van Hollen takes a deep dive on affordable health care with Don and Nestor

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Camden Yards to serve as voting center for 2020 general election

"We look forward to continuing this tradition now and long into the future."

Ngakoue trade all about Kansas City, January for Ravens

Baltimore's blitz-heavy style may work against most opponents, but it hasn't against the Chiefs, making Yannick Ngakoue an attractive addition.

AFC honor highlights Campbell’s strong start with Ravens

The veteran defensive end was named AFC Defensive Player of the Week for his three-sack day in Philadelphia.

 

In our continuing effort to discuss ways to improve life in Baltimore, once again we’ve found the road to prosperity in the Charm City still goes through Washington, D.C. and major decisions being made – or not made – in Congress. Our guest this week has been heavily involved in many debates recently involving Elijah Cummings and the President of The United States about our community.

In the wake of more gun violence in America, our Maryland Senator Chris Van Hollen joined us for a spirited conversation about guns, America and the fractured state of Congress in a world of Trump. This is the first of a three-part chat that meandered into every aspect of our daily lives and how our local representatives in D.C. are struggling to create the changes that citizens want and deserve.

In this second episode, the conversation turned to health care, our government’s role and cost.

We dove in on a variety of topics over a long hour that we hope you’ll listen to and react.

Our #BaltimorePositive schedule has picked up and our calendar is getting full. Please join us soon:

THURSDAY, AUGUST 15 (new guest): David Hornbeck will discuss a life in education and helping children with us at Faidley’s in Lexington Market at 11am

THURSDAY, AUGUST 22: U.S. Senator Ben Cardin joins us at State Fare in Catonsville at 9am for a breakfast chat

THURSDAY, AUGUST 29: Legendary sports agent Ron Shapiro joins us for a crab cake at Faidley’s in Lexington Market at 11 a.m. (We will show him how to pick a crab, “Catonsville style”)

FRIDAY, AUGUST 30: Former NAACP President Ben Jealous at State Fare in Catonsville at 9am for a breakfast chat

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5 (new date): Reverend Al Hathaway will join us for a crab cake at Faidley’s at Lexington Market at 11 a.m. (We will show him how to pick a crab, “Catonsville” style”)

We want to thank all of our sponsors, supporters and friends who have allowed this Baltimore Positive platform and movement to become part of your lives and routine. And thank you for sharing our conversations with your community and world!

We also want to recognize the partnership at Center Maryland the Building Equity: Education Equity And Affordable Housing Conference for their support in being Baltimore Positive!

Hope to see you around Baltimore soon…

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Camden Yards to serve as voting center for 2020 general election

"We look forward to continuing this tradition now and long into the future."

Ngakoue trade all about Kansas City, January for Ravens

Baltimore's blitz-heavy style may work against most opponents, but it hasn't against the Chiefs, making Yannick Ngakoue an attractive addition.

AFC honor highlights Campbell’s strong start with Ravens

The veteran defensive end was named AFC Defensive Player of the Week for his three-sack day in Philadelphia.

Returning to Paradise during a plague with J.Y. of Styx

After almost a half century on the road, what happens when a band has too much time on its hands? For Styx guitarist and founder James Young, it was a "mirror, mirror on the wall" chat and a time to make history answering all of the hard questions Nestor ever had since he saw them on the Cornerstone tour in February 1980.

Reliving a 4th quarter awakening in Philadelphia

Perhaps, in the long run, the Ravens will benefit from the late letdown on both sides of the ball in an escape and narrow victory over the Eagles.

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