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(WEAA) — Coach Nick Love joins Two Way Talk to share his expertise on dating etiquette. 



(WEAA)— Dr. Kaye weighs in on two necessary topics: How to organize your life now for when you're not around later and what to do if you’re being stalked, harassed.

Morgan News Hour: 10-8-2021

Oct 11, 2021

The student-led production covers everything within the Morgan Mile to the Baltimore community at large.


Fire officials: 1 hurt in gas explosion that destroyed house

Oct 11, 2021
Photo credit: Maryland State Fire Marshal

EDGEWOOD, Md. (AP) — Fire officials in Harford County say one person was injured when a gas explosion destroyed a house.

WBAL-TV reports that Joppa-Magnolia Fire Company Assistant Chief John Terrell said the explosion on Sunday night destroyed one house and damaged two other homes.

Terrell says one person was taken to the trauma center at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center with burn injuries, but everyone else was accounted for.

Tyler Hall opening celebration at Homecoming, MSU campus updates

Oct 8, 2021

The Morgan community of students, staff, and faculty gathered in the Student Center theatre on Wednesday night for the fall 2021 Town Hall meeting. Morgan State University President David Wilson provided updates on COVID-19 vaccination rates, student success and achievements, building construction updates, and student housing.

(WEAA) — The Washington Wizards are coming back to Baltimore! 


The NBA team, once known as the Baltimore Bullets, will hold an open practice at Morgan State University on Monday, October 11. 


Dr. Edward Scott, Vice President and Director of Athletics at MSU says the Wizards made the decision in hopes of building their fan base and connecting with Baltimore residents.


(WEAA)—Empowering Minds of Maryland's Youth is hosting a suit-case drive to help children in foster care transitioning to a new home.

Knicole Taylor, director of the organization joins Two Way Talk to share details about the upcoming event. 

Two Way Talk: What is the Merck COVID-19 pill?

Oct 8, 2021

Dr. Céline Gounder, an infectious disease specialist and epidemiologist at NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue joins Two Way Talk to discuss the the new COVID-19 pill, at home testing kits and misinformation surrounding the vaccine.  

(WEAA) —Major Neill Franklin, a retired 34-year veteran of the Baltimore City & Maryland State Police Departments joins Two Way Talk to discuss Baltimore crime, social and economic issues facing Black communities and the path moving forward. 

(WEAA) — Why is it so hard to talk about race? 


  Dr. Bedelia Nicola Richards, founder of Race Talk LLC joins Dr. Kaye for the conversation. 

Morgan News Hour: 10-8-2021

Oct 8, 2021

The student-led production covers everything within the Morgan Mile to the Baltimore community at large.


(WEAA) — On Monday, Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott tested positive for COVID-19 despite being fully vaccinated, 


On Thursday, Mayor Scott spoke with the Morgan News Hour about breakthrough infections, the importance of being vaccinated, and why he was spotted maskless at weekend events. 




Hogan: Put surplus into Rainy Day Fund, tax relief

Oct 8, 2021

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland’s governor wants to put away much of the state’s record $2.5 billion surplus and spend the rest on tax relief and helping Marylanders in need.

Gov. Larry Hogan announced Thursday that he wants to boost the Rainy Day Fund to at least 7.5%, or $1.67 billion.

(WEAA) — Author Adrienne Alexander-Allen joins Two Way Talk to talk about her struggles with addiction and the purpose of her children’s book, My Parents Have a Drug Problem. 




(WEAA)—Dayvon Love, author, political organizer and Director of Public Policy for Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle (LBS), a grassroots think-tank that advances the public policy interests of Black people, joins Two Way Talk to discuss his book, Worse than Trump: the American Plantation.