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This Week On Metro Connection: Falling

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We're marking the start of autumn with a show about "Falling" (get it?). We'll meet two women who document homicides in the District and Baltimore — the rates of which are continuing to drop. We'll hear about the collapse of a program for people who've fallen to the fringes of society. And we'll share Washingtonians' stories of falling in love.


[Music: "Every Little Bit Hurts by John Davis from Title Tracks / "Let's Fall in Love" by Gerry Mulligan from Getz Meets Mulligan in Hi-Fi]

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