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This Week On Metro Connection: State Of The City

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Choose a story from one of the District's eight wards

We'll go ward by ward as we take a pre-election look at where D.C. is now, and where it's headed. We'll consider the strengths and weaknesses of city schools, and we'll look at a massive project that will revamp the Southwest Waterfront. Plus, we'll visit a neighborhood where residents say the air they breathe is less than sweet. And we'll find out why one part of the city is chock-full of abandoned condominiums.

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