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This Week On Metro Connection: Wild Cards

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We'll veer away from our usual thematic approach as we shuffle up a deck of "Wild Cards." We'll get the inside scoop on the man behind the U.S. national anthem, and we'll hear the story of a pioneer who helped build Maryland's most bustling beach town. Plus, we'll hear about the ongoing fracking debate in the region, and and we'll check out a world-premiere play that explores bullying in American schools.

Music: "Every Little Bit Hurts" by Title Tracks from It Was Easy / "Wild Kids" by David Benoit from Jazz for Peanuts - A Retrospective of the Charlie Brown Television Themes


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