Marvel Factfiles 8 Binders Over 100 Issues
Batman Classic 1966 7 Figures and Batmobile New In Box
WYPR 88.1FM HD1
DC COMICS BISHOUJO Teen Titans RAVEN 1 7 PVC Figure Kotobukiya NEW from Japan

Baltimore County Council Passes First Income Tax Hike in a Generation

Part of an effort to close an $81 million deficit

IRON MAN 3 - Mark XXXV Red Snapper Power Pose 1 6 Action Figure 12 Hot Toys
Figurines Jeu d'echec Astérix - PLASTOY COLLECTOYS - 00507
DC COMICS SUPERMAN VS DARKSEID STATUE 2ND EDITION COLD CAST PORCELAIN
Dc comics super heroes Neca Mattel lot of 29 loose figures Batman Joker NICE
Marvel Comics Action Figure 1 6 Captain America 30 cm - Preorder Aprile

WYPR News

Movie Masterpiece Man of Steel Zoddo Shogun 1 6 scale action figure Japan
MARVEL FRANK CASTLE PUNISHER 12 ACTION FIGURE SIDESHOW

As the rest of the country obsesses about the 2020 national elections, some folks in Annapolis are facing a more immediately pressing issue; filling the city council seat vacated by Shaneka Henson when she was sworn in to the House of Delegates seat long held by the late Speaker Michael Busch.

City officials have set a special election for July 2, but things aren’t going very well.

CARNAGE MARVEL SELECT Figure Comic book Spider-Man Action Collector Edition

Baltimore Introduces “Manual Workaround” For Homebuying During Ransomware Attacks

Eaglemoss Marvel Chess Collection Issue 59 Bastion Boxed cw Magazine May 22, 2019

After ransomware attacks hit Baltimore City’s computer servers, the city’s lien system became inaccessible and kept prospective homebuyers from closing on properties. This week, the city introduced a “manual workaround” for homebuyers in limbo that involves paper and sworn affidavits.

Statuette Leblon Delienne Colombe III vetue de légèreté Dany Mint N°177 500

A Resilient Chesapeake

May 22, 2019
Action Figures - Marvel Universe Legends Factory Sealed Case (2012)
MARVEL Drax the Destroyer Sixth Scale Figure Hot Toys Guardians Galaxy Sideshow

[ .jp limited] DC Comics VARIANT PLAY ARTS Kai BATMAN Timeless W

Despite record rainfall washing pollution and debris into the Chesapeake Bay last year, the bay’s health continues to improve.

Sure, it took a little dip from its 2017 score, say scientists at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, but it still maintained an overall “C,” which the scientists say is a sign of resilience in the nation’s largest estuary.

Iron Man 3 - 1 6 Scale Mark XL Shotgun Action Figure - Hot Toys Free Shipping
Spider-Man Classic Clashes Abomination Figure Marvel Legends MOC Super Poseable

Final Plan for Tax Hikes Taking Shape in Baltimore County

Marvel Legends 7 lot ToyBiz Sentinel set Spiderman Panther Sinister May 21, 2019
DC COLLECTIBLES JUSTICE LEAGUE MOVIE AQUAMAN STATUE 34CM
Lauren Watley, Baltimore County Government
Gladiator Thor - Thor Rangarok Version - MINT IN BOX

There's no way around it. Tax hikes are coming to Baltimore County. But the specifics are still being worked out days before the Baltimore County Council is set to vote on them.

WONDER WOMAN VS CHEETAH BOOKENDS LIMITED EDITION OF 359 375 NEW(JUSTICE LEAGUE 1

Union President Challenges Election Results

May 17, 2019
Sideshow Joker Regular Premium Format Statue
Baltimore Teachers Union
Vintage MEGO 1979 Worlds Greatest Super Heroes 8 Thor (Original) WGSH-SEALED-

The president of the Baltimore Teachers Union has formally challenged the results of this week’s election, which she lost by 62 votes.

Eaglemoss Supereroi Marvel Thor ODINO Odin Statuina MIB, 2013
Marvel Sideshow Collectibles Avengers Assemble Hulk Statue
SPIDERMAN SYMBIOTE COSTUME Premium Format – Sideshow Venom, Green Goblin

'The Weekly Reader' Book Club

Second Thursday of Every Month

DC COMICS - Poison Hiedra Stanley Artgerm Lau Ver. Polystone Statue Sideshow

Sign up to receive WYPR emails.

Get the weeks lineup, catch up on your favorite programs or news stories that you missed plus, win fabulous prizes.

Batman The Dark Knight - Joker Premium Format 1 4 Scale Statue - Sideshow Colle

Out of the Blocks

Marvel Captain America Legends Series 75th Anniversary Metal Shield with Strap
The Avengers AVENGERS E0559102 Marvel Infinity War Iron Man Vs Thanos Battle Set

Out of the Blocks teamed up with the education activists at Inspire Citizens to spend a week at Seoul Foreign School , working with students on empathy and active listening. The week culminated in a global youth media conference, when 150 middle & high school kids from international schools in Korea, China, Shanghai, and Abu Dhabi headed out into the streets of Seoul to interview strangers. Check out this special audio postcard, and hear what the students learned about others and about...

Read More
Marvel Legends Uncanny X-Force Deadpool Hascon Exclusive 6 Loose Action Figure
DC Super Friends Legion of Doom LEX LUTHOR 8 inch retro styled action figure NEW

WYPR, NPR, AND REGIONAL NEWS

Marvel Legends Infinite Series X-Men Cyclops Toys R Us Exclusive Loose Complete
THOR FIGURESIGNED JOE SINNOTTLARRY LIEBER1998FAMOUS COVERSMARVEL COMICS
2 hours ago
Marvel Deadpool 3.75 Inch Figure With Interchangable Eyes And Pants Rare
Hugo Strange (MWC) Batman Rogues Gallery Secret Files (2008) DC Direct

There was a bittersweet quality to ABC's triumphant two-hour live sitcom special on Wednesday night. At least, for me there was.

On the sweet side, watching talented stars like Jamie Foxx and Woody Harrelson re-create classic scripts from All in the Family and The Jeffersons was a shot of pure, uncut nostalgia. There are few spectacles as entertaining as these guys mugging their ways through impressions of classic characters like George Jefferson and Archie Bunker — in live performance.

Kim Jong Un action figure Kim riding bulldog bully
DC Super Friends Legion of doom Retro Styled BIZARRO 8 inch Figure NEW

'Diamantino': Portuguese Satire About Soccer, Nationalism And Cloning Scores Goal

3 hours ago
Transformers G1 Decepticon Targetmaster Quake Action Figure with Tiptop
Dc Universe Minimates Series 4 Batgirl and Bane Diamond Select JC

You can tell something is off about fictional Portuguese soccer star Diamantino, who looks an awful lot like actual Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo, as soon as he mentions the puppies. And that doesn't take very long, because Diamantino, the pride of his nation, is quick to bring up that when he's on the field, and when he gets in the zone, he starts to see gigantic puppies, flopping around in a mist of sparkling pink clouds.

Mego Limited Edition Wonder Woman Classic Action Figure 14-inch 848 8000

The opening moments of Booksmart, the directorial debut of actress Olivia Wilde, present a question, just by force of viewing habit: What kind of cinematic high-school girl type is this?

Criminal Macabre Cal McDonald Variant Bust by Dark Horse
DC Direct Toys JLA Justice League Alex Ross Series 3 POISON IVY 6in Action new

'Aladdin': A CGI World, Neither Whole Nor New

Marvel Spiderman Titan Hero Series 20 Inch Action Figure - Hasbro- New In Box 3 hours ago

As Disney plunders its archives for live-action remakes of animated classics, the question of "Why?" continues to be less evident on the screen than it is on the company ledger. The one quiet exception was Pete's Dragon, which succeeded because it had no fidelity to the second-rate slapstick and songcraft of the original, and could re-imagine the premise from the ground up. When the catalog titles get as massive as Aladdin, however, the mission becomes to replicate it as closely as possible, which inevitably leads to stilted facsimile.

DC Direct Watchmen 1 6 scale Dr Manhattan 13 Deluxe Box Figure NM ^

A growing number of states are passing laws banning abortion in the early stages of pregnancy. Anti-abortion-rights activists see this as an unprecedented opportunity to roll back Roe v. Wade.

Watch the video above to learn more.

DC Universe Young Justice aqualad figure Copyright 2019 NPR. To see more, visit

Asterix - Peluche allemande 1994 - Assurancetourix (neuve)

Senate Reaches $19 Billion Deal For Disaster Aid Without Border Wall Funding

3 hours ago
Betty Boop - Statuette 16cm Westland Giftware (2001) - Betty Boop Robe de Soirée

Updated at 5:30 p.m. ET

The Senate approved a $19.1 billion disaster aid package Thursday that includes money for states impacted by flooding, recent hurricanes and tornadoes, as well as money for communities rebuilding after wildfires.

The measure passed overwhelmingly — 85-8.

Play Asterix - Agecanonix - CEJI réf 6206 Complet sans boite
Dc Comics The Green Lantern 3 Plastic Figure Key Chain - Hero Ring
Cyber Spider-Man classics Marvel Legends Action figure 6 scale toy
Hollywood Collectibles Group D-Form Terminator 2 T-800 Display Figure

In 1998, Ichard Oden committed a crime that got him sent away for two decades. He was 19.

He got out of prison in February. Today, he's a 40-year-old man with very little job experience.

As it turns out, Oden is coming back into society at a time when the economy is booming and attitudes toward people with criminal records are changing.

DC Comics SuperHeroes SUPERMAN V LEX LUTHOR 6 toy figure boxed RARE Justice
TALES OF XILLIA THE CROSS MIKLEO 1 7 PVC FIG
Harley Quinn Batman Arkham Knight Play Arts Kai No. 4 Figure DC Square Enix MIB
3 hours ago
Marvel Legends Absorbing Man Series Gwen Stacy Ghost Spider Spider-Gwen

Updated at 5:54 p.m. ET

Prosecutors are bringing a slate of new charges against Julian Assange, including alleged violations of the Espionage Act, raising the stakes for his prospective extradition from the United Kingdom.

Hot Toys 1 6 Scale MMS358 Civil War Hawkeye Action Figure - Head Sculpt

Modi Wins In Landslide Election, A Victory For Hindu Nationalists

3 hours ago

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been reelected and his party is poised to take more seats than the 2014 election, signaling India's support of the strongman leader and his Hindu nationalist ideology.

The voting lasted almost six weeks to accommodate nearly 900 million people who were eligible to cast their votes.

On Thursday, the ballots were counted and results showed Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party, or BJP, winning more seats than any other party.

In This Town, You Apply For A Job And You Get It

Kotobukiya Superman New 52 DC Comics ArtFX + Statue New 4 hours ago

Ames, Iowa, has the lowest unemployment rate in the country. That's great for workers — but a challenge for those looking for them.

Tanisha Cortez is one of those benefiting from this tight labor market. The restaurant where Cortez worked closed in late November, so she went looking for a new job. She submitted applications to about half a dozen companies.

Almost right away, she got offers from every one of them. And she was working again at a new restaurant two weeks later. She will earn $2,000 more a year than she made at her old job.

Pages