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This Week on Metro Connection: Teamwork

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We'll focus on teamwork this week, with stories from the workplace to the playing field. We'll find out how a breakdown in teamwork on Capitol Hill will affect federal workers and contractors. And we'll hear about the growing popularity of team karaoke in D.C.


[Music: "Every Little Bit Hurts" by John Davis from Title Tracks / "Happy Together" by Dr. Michael White from Adventures in New Orleans Jazz Part 2]

WAMU 88.5

Remains In Jamestown Linked To Early Colonial Leaders

Scientists from the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History and The Jamestown Rediscovery Foundation say they've identified four men buried in the earliest English church in America.
WAMU 88.5

The Democracy Of The Diner

Whether the decor is faux '50s silver and neon or authentic greasy spoon, diners are classic Americana, down to the familiar menu items. Rich, poor, black, white--all rub shoulders in the vinyl booths and at formica counters. We explore the enduring appeal and nostalgia of the diner.

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D.C. Council Member David Grosso

D.C. Council Member and Chair of the Committee on Education David Grosso joins us to discuss local public policy issues, including the challenges facing D.C. Public Schools.

NPR

Twitter Faces Challenges As It tries To Balance Profitability, Popularity

The social network Twitter is popular with users, but that's not enough. It also needs to be profitable, and by its 140-character nature that's a challenge.

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