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This Week On Metro Connection: Wild Cards

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In another one of our theme-free editions of the show, we're dealing out a hand of stories that will keep you guessing. We'll get the latest on a new bill that would prevent hard-working Washingtonians from being ripped off, and we'll shine the spotlight on the newest theater company to hit Virginia's Eastern Shore. Plus, we'll unearth some streams, investigate a curse, and get the latest on that long-awaited Silver Line to Dulles.

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