This Week on Metro Connection: Hall of Fame | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

WAMU 88.5 : Metro Connection

This Week on Metro Connection: Hall of Fame

Play associated audio

With 2014 around the corner, we'll pause to toast some of the great characters we met and places we visited in 2013. We'll work the overnight shift with a rookie cop in Montgomery County. We'll hear one woman's very personal account of becoming a mom. And we'll hit the court with one of the nation's best players...of dodgeball.

[Music: "Every Little Bit Hurts" by John Davis from Title Tracks / "Auld Lang Syne" by Jim Galloway and Jay McShann from Christmas Jazz Greats ]

NPR

Wounded Bull-Runner: 'If You Run Long Enough, You Get Gored'

Bill Hillmann, a writer from Chicago, contributed to the book Fiesta: How to Survive the Bulls of Pamplona. He was gored at this year's running of the bulls in that city, but says he plans to return.
NPR

What If The World Cup Were Awarded For Saving Trees And Drinking Soda?

We thought you'd get a kick out of seeing how the four teams in the final World Cup matches stack up in global health and development.
NPR

What Could $100 Million Buy You — Besides Campaign Ads In Kentucky?

Spending on the Kentucky Senate race might reach $100 million. So what else could that get you in the Bluegrass State? NPR's Tamara Keith finds out when she calls up some local business owners.
NPR

Looking For Free Sperm, Women May Turn To Online Forums

Bypassing commercial sperm banks, thousands are logging on to websites where women can connect with men at no cost. Anecdotes abound, but the scope of the unregulated activity is unclear.

Leave a Comment

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