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This Week On Metro Connection: Down The Hatch

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It's our annual show about food, glorious food. We'll learn what's behind the tangy taste of D.C.'s signature sauce... why Korean immigrants are getting in on the bagel-baking business... and which summer cocktail that's been shaking things up in the District's mixology scene. Plus, we'll visit the only distillery making rye whiskey, Maryland-style.

Music: "Every Little Bit Hurts" by Title Tracks from It Was Easy / "Yummy Yummy Yummy" by Balsara and His Singing Sitars from Golden Hits

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Remains In Jamestown Linked To Early Colonial Leaders

Scientists from the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History and The Jamestown Rediscovery Foundation say they've identified four men buried in the earliest English church in America.
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The Democracy Of The Diner

Whether the decor is faux '50s silver and neon or authentic greasy spoon, diners are classic Americana, down to the familiar menu items. Rich, poor, black, white--all rub shoulders in the vinyl booths and at formica counters. We explore the enduring appeal and nostalgia of the diner.

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D.C. Council Member David Grosso

D.C. Council Member and Chair of the Committee on Education David Grosso joins us to discuss local public policy issues, including the challenges facing D.C. Public Schools.

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Researchers Warn Against 'Autonomous Weapons' Arms Race

Already, researcher Stuart Russell says, sentry robots in South Korea "can spot and track a human being for a distance of 2 miles — and can very accurately kill that person."

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