WAMU 88.5 : Metro Connection

This Week On Metro Connection: Feeling The Heat

Play associated audio
http://www.flickr.com/photos/emeryjl/1266227303/

The sizzling, sultry, sweltering weather of summer is right around the corner, and that means it's time for our annual "Feeling the Heat" show. We'll meet scientists who are hot on the trail of a new and highly destructive insect from Asia. We'll heat things up to 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit with art students at the University of Maryland. And we'll hear about NASA's upcoming rocket launch, designed to answer key questions about the heat of the sun.

[Music: "Every Little Bit Hurts" by John Davis from Title Tracks / "Heat Wave" by Barney Kessel from Jazz-Club: Guitar]

WAMU 88.5

Your Turn: Sexual Assault, Nate Parker And More

Director Nate Parker's college rape case is resurfacing and putting off would-be fans of his highly anticipated film "The Birth of a Nation." What do Washingtonians think?

NPR

Minnesota Cracks Down On Neonic Pesticides, Promising Aid To Bees

Minnesota's governor has ordered new restrictions on the use of neonicotinoid pesticides, which have been blamed for killing bees. Many details of the plan, however, remain to be worked out.
WAMU 88.5

Donald Trump’s Immigration Plan And His Visit To Mexico

Donald Trump lays out a plan for immigration after a meeting with Mexico President Enrique Peña Nieto. An update on the Republican presidential nominee’s proposals on immigration, illegal drugs and trade.

WAMU 88.5

Results From Congressional Primary Races And New Concerns About Hacks Into State Voting Systems

Join us to discuss results from primary challenges to Republican Senator John McCain, Democratic Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz and others and new concerns possible Russian hackers breaking into U.S. state voting systems.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.