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12:00 amBBC World Service
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For over 70 years, BBC World Service has been the globe's most comprehensive source for news. No other news source has a network of international correspondents, reporters, and producers to rival BBC. When news breaks, anywhere, anytime, BBC is there.

BBC is far more than just breaking news, though. It offers a variety of information programming, including programs on arts, sports, science, and business.

Listeners count on BBC to provide superior news and information programming because they know they can trust BBC World Service, the world's most respected news source.

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5:00 amMorning Edition

Hosted By: Steve Inskeep and Renee Montagne
Every weekday for over three decades, NPR's Morning Edition has taken listeners around the country and the world with two hours of multi-faceted stories and commentaries that inform, challenge and occasionally amuse. Morning Edition is the most listened-to news radio program in the country.
Local Anchor: Nathan Sterner
9:00 amMaryland Morning
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Hosted by: Sheilah Kast and Tom Hall
Maryland Morning with Sheilah Kast is a lively mix of interviews about news, the arts, politics, science, history - all the topics and people that make Maryland such an interesting place to live and work. From 9 to 10 a.m. every Monday, Wednesday and Friday - we reach from the Chesapeake Bay to the mountains for compelling conversations with people who make the news, and with people who cover it - including WYPR's own reporters. Maryland Morning is produced by Matt Purdy.

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10:00 amThe Diane Rehm Show
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Hosted By: Diane Rehm
The Diane Rehm Show has been described by Newsweek as one of the most interesting talk shows in the country. Diane's listeners and peers regularly praise her intelligent and probing but unfailingly civil manner.

For more than two decades, consummate interviewer Diane Rehm has offered her listeners compelling conversations with the world's most interesting and important people. Her award-winning program has a weekly audience of more than 1 million people in the U.S., with additional listeners in Japan and Europe.

To call in during the show, dial 1-800-433-8850.

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12:00 pmMidday with Dan Rodricks
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Hosted By: Dan Rodricks
Midday is WYPR's daily public affairs program heard from noon - 2PM, Mondays through Thursdays. Hosted by longtime Baltimore Sun columnist Dan Rodricks, the program covers a wide-range of topics selected to engage, inform, and entertain the listening audience.

Since its debut, Midday has covered a mix of the serious (politics, the economy, education) and the not so serious (National Grammar Day, crab cakes, film noir) with, as one listener describes it, "A certain politeness, good manners, and gentle laughter."

To call in during the show, dial 410-662-8780 locally, or call toll-free at 1-866-661-9309.
Midday is produced by Nikki Gamer and Jonathan Ehrens.

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2:00 pmHere and Now
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Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson
NPR, WBUR, Boston and public radio stations across the country are joining forces to bring listeners news and analysis in midday with Here & Now.

Here & Now offers a distinctive mix of hard news and rich conversation featuring interesting players from across the spectrum of arts and culture, business, technology, science and politics.

Here & Now, produced by WBUR since 1997, with co-hosts Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson.
3:00 pmFresh Air with Terry Gross
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Hosted By: Terry Gross
Fresh Air opens the window on contemporary arts and issues with guests from worlds as diverse as literature and economics. Terry Gross hosts this multi-award-winning daily interview and features program. The veteran public radio interviewer is known for her extraordinary ability to engage guests of all dispositions. Every weekday she delights intelligent and curious listeners with revelations on contemporary societal concerns.
For Listener Inquiries, please visit: For Tapes & Transcripts: 877-21-FRESH
4:00 pmAll Things Considered
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Hosted By: Melissa Block, Robert Siegel, and Audie Cornish
All Things Considered is a vital daily companion to people who strive to stay informed and in touch. Since its debut in 1971, this daily afternoon radio newsmagazine has been a leader and innovator in broadcast journalism. Through the incisive and intuitive, relevant and reflective reporting that characterizes the program, All Things Considered transforms the way listeners understand current events and view the world.

Heard by more than 11 million* people on over 600 radio stations each week, All Things Considered is one of the most popular programs in America. Every day, hosts Melissa Block, Audie Cornish, and Robert Siegel present two hours of breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special - sometimes quirky - features. Threaded between reports is the distinctive music that inspired the creation of the online program All Songs Considered.
* According to Fall 2003 Arbitron Nationwide/ACT 1 estimates

WYPR also airs the following afternoon short programs during ATC:

Mon-Fri: Afternoon Market Report
Monday: Sports at Large
Tuesday: Digital Cafe
Wed & Fri: Cellar Notes
Thursday: Your Maryland

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Kai Ryssdal
Marketplace, the award-winning daily program about business and finance, is a fresh, new way of reporting business and finance subjects to the general listener. Putting a human face on the global economy, the program illuminates the ways that international business and finance relate to listeners' daily lives.

Anchored by Kai Ryssdal and produced by American Public Media, Marketplace draws on an international group of contributing reporters, producers, and commentators for its stories. The business magazine is a 29-minute evening program, airing weekdays in more than 330 markets. In addition to its three U.S.-based news bureaus, Marketplace has international bureaus in Beijing, London, and Tokyo.

For Listener Inquiries: or (213) 621-3500
7:00 pmThe World
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Lisa Mullins
Linking global events directly to an American agenda, host Lisa Mullins and a global network of international journalists plus 250 BBC correspondents stationed around the world guide listeners through the stories of the day. The World is international news for an American audience and a welcome addition to the WYPR program schedule.
8:00 pmOn Point

Hosted By: Tom Ashbrook
9:00 pmJazz with Andy Bienstock
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Andy Bienstock
"Music programming on WYPR is supported by a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council, an agency dedicated to cultivating a vibrant cultural community where the arts thrive". Visit

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