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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


'Steve Jobs': As Ambitious As Its Title Character

Danny Boyle's new biopic, Steve Jobs, is a look at the man who made Apple mean computers, not fruit. NPR film critic Bob Mondello says it's an invigorating story told in three acts of crisis.

Could A Mushroom Save The Honeybee?

The bees that pollinate crops are on the brink of collapse. One big reason why: a virus-carrying mite. Now, researchers think a rare fungi could boost bees' immune system and attack the mite itself.

Hillary Clinton Holds 'Tough, Candid' Meeting With Black Lives Matter Activists

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with DeRay McKesson of the group, "We The Protesters," about the meeting with presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in Washington, D.C., Friday.

Volkswagen Faces Uphill Battle In Repairing Tarnished Reputation

Volkswagen faces two enormous repair jobs: fixing its polluting diesel cars and its battered reputation. Both may be much harder to fix than anything other scandal-plagued car companies have faced.

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