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The Daily Dose 5-20-21

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$400-thousand dollars in winnings just for getting a Covid-19 shot? Governor Hogan follows other states in announcing a contest to incentivize vaccinations. Police announce an arrest in the killing of Baltimore Safe Streets activist Dante Barksdale. A Baltimore County Council hearing with the new Inspector General yesterday got heated. But action on the County Executive’s $4-Billion dollar budget passed without fanfare.

Aaron creates and produces original radio programs and podcasts for WYPR. His current project is The Maryland Curiosity Bureau. Aaron's neighborhood documentary series, Out of the Blocks, earned the 2018 national Edward R Murrow Award. His past work includes the long-running weekly cultural program, The Signal, and the Smithsonian Folkways Recordings series, Tapestry of the Times. Aaron's stories have aired nationally on NPR's Morning Edition and All Things Considered.