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This Week on Metro Connection: Relationships

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On this week when Cupid's arrow is ostensibly taking aim, we'll look at "Relationships" -- and not just the kind that make our hearts go pitter-patter. We'll meet a family that's been honoring a member who's passed away, with a decades-old tradition known as Wild Man Night. We'll talk with the creators of a local culinary start-up that's trying to change the relationship between diner and chef. And we'll explore the relationship between global trade and the health of our local waters.

[Music: "Every Little Bit Hurts" by John Davis from Title Tracks]


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