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Annapolis Wrap: First Full Week of 2014 Session

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In a busy second week of the General Assembly's 90-day session there was a demonstration for the legalization of marijuana--another one for a minimum wage hike--and a hearing on the state's troubled health insurance exchange.

WYPR's Christopher Connelly is in the State House and joins News Director Joel McCord to talk about the week's developments.

Christopher Connelly is a political reporter for WYPR, covering the day-to-day movement and machinations in Annapolis. He comes to WYPR from NPR, where he was a Joan B. Kroc Fellow, produced for weekend All Things Considered and worked as a rundown editor for All Things Considered. Chris has a master’s degree in journalism from UC Berkeley. He’s reported for KALW (San Francisco), KUSP (Santa Cruz, Calif.) and KJZZ (Phoenix), and worked at StoryCorps in Brooklyn, N.Y. He’s filed stories on a range of topics, from a shortage of dog blood in canine blood banks to heroin addicts in Tanzania. He got his start in public radio at WYSO in Yellow Springs, Ohio, when he was a student at Antioch College.