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This Week On Metro Connection: Communication

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Our focus this week is on communication of all sorts. We'll explore how the District's drivers and cyclists sometimes get their signals crossed. We'll discover what ancient fossils are trying to tell us about climate change. Plus, a memory-lane trip to Washington's long-gone "Newspaper Row."


[Music: "Every Little Bit Hurts" by John Davis from Title Tracks / "Call Me Maybe (Instrumental Version)" by Tribute Stars from Carly Rae Jepson - Call Me Maybe]

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