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The Daily Dose 7-8-21

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A new report from Baltimore’s Office of the Inspector General raises eyebrows about the city police department’s overtime policy; apparently, sworn employees can accrue overtime pay while they’re on vacation or sick leave. A new affordable housing community opens in Baltimore’s Johnston Square neighborhood. And today in the trial of the Capital Gazette shooter, a psychiatrist for the defense contended that Jared Ramos is not criminally responsible because of mental impairments.

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.