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This Week On Metro Connection: Fears

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We all have things we're afraid of - and ways of responding to our particular fears. This week, we meet Washingtonians grappling with fears small and large - from anxiety over dancing in public to worries about losing a home. We'll also ask whether one community's fears of crime are overblown, and meet a woman who's coped with her fear of confined spaces by spending time in confined spaces... underground.

[Music: "Every Little Bit Hurts" by John Davis from Title Tracks / "The Fear (Instrumental)" by Lily Allen from It's Not Me, It's You]

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The Music And Legacy Of Motown

Motown founder Berry Gordy and director Charles Randolph-Wright of “Motown the Musical" join Diane for a conversation about the history of Detroit's famous sound.

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Will Montgomery County Go "Bottoms Up" On Liquor Laws?

Since Prohibition, Montgomery County has held the purse strings on liquor sales, meaning the county sells every drink from beer to bourbon to local bars and restaurants. But local business owners are pushing back from this system, claiming it lacks efficiency and leaves customers waiting. County officials say they are holding out for alternatives that protect those within the industry. We discuss both sides of the issue today.

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Exelon's Chief Strategy Officer On Its Proposed Takeover Of Pepco

Kojo chats with Exelon's chief strategy officer about the company's vision for electric service in the Washington region, and its argument for why its acquisition of Pepco is in the best interest of customers.

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Computer Guys And Gal

Another year is coming to a close and the Computer Guys And Gal are here to discuss this year's biggest technology news, including the growth of virtual reality and the "Internet of Things."

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