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The Sounds Of Baltimore: Divine, Mama Cass And More

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 1:38pm

WTMD's Erik Deatherage plays an eclectic set of songs on World Cafe's Sense Of Place: Baltimore.

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World Bank Says Ebola Could Inflict Enormous Economic Losses

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 1:36pm

In 2013, Sierra Leone and Liberia ranked second and sixth among countries with the highest GDP growth in the world. But this year, growth has stopped because of the deadly Ebola virus.

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In Cronenberg's 'Consumed,' An Appetite For Sex, Death And The Latest Gear

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 1:24pm

Director David Cronenberg's debut novel is about two journalists chasing after sensational stories. This book is admirable in its unflinching gaze and beautiful in its depiction of a twisted reality.

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Texas Sets In Motion Plans To Manage Ebola Patient's Remains

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 1:20pm

As relatives grieve, public health officials are setting in place a plan to safely care for the remains of Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan. Cremation or burial are both acceptable, the CDC says.

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Download Songs From 5 Of Baltimore's Rising Stars

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 1:19pm

WTMD's Sam Sessa showcases some of his home city's up-and-comers on World Cafe's Sense Of Place.

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Giant Claw, 'DARK WEB 003'

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 1:03pm

Like Giant Claw's world of chopped-and-screwed R&B and Windows start-up screens, the video for "DARK WEB 003" follows an impossible logic — and it's oddly comforting.

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Future Islands On World Cafe

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:55pm

The synth-rock band plays songs from a new album, Singles, and discusses its new Baltimore hometown.

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We Don't Know A Lot About Dogs And Ebola — But We Should

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:55pm

The story of Excalibur, whose Spanish owner has Ebola, raises many questions. Can dogs catch the virus? How would we know if they did? Could they infect humans? We asked a specialist for answers.

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Five U.S. Airports Will Institute New Ebola Screening Procedures

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:47pm

Passengers arriving from some countries in West Africa will have their temperatures taken upon arrival. They will also be asked to keep

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Indonesian Cave Paintings As Old As Europe's Ancient Art

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:03pm

Figures found on the walls of a prehistoric cave in Indonesia are at least 35,400 years old or more, scientists say. That might mean the earliest art developed independently in different regions.

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