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Roughly Speaking podcast: Pimlico, Preakness and Park Heights; a salute to a hero (episode 254)

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  • 2:00: The Sun's Childs Walker previews the 142d Preakness Stakes, with Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming, trained by Todd Pletcher, the oddsmakers' 4-5 favorite.  ➤Jump to this segment
  • 6:27: As attention shifts once again to Pimlico Race Course and the Preakness, Sun reporter Luke Broadwater talks about his recent story on Park Heights, the blighted neighborhood near the track and hopes for a redevelopment of the area. A lot of those hopes, Luke says, are intertwined with Pimlico and the future of the Preakness.  ➤Jump to this segment
  • 19:28: Listen to a 12-minute recording of a ceremony honoring Chris Roberson, the 38-year-old nurse practitioner who went above and beyond good citizenship to return a wallet stolen from a disabled senior citizen outside Lexington Market in early April. The ceremony features remarks by Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin Davis, Dr. Bob Padousis, the robbery victim, and Chris Roberson.  ➤Jump to this segment

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