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This Week On Metro Connection: A Roof Over Your Head

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Homelessness is on the rise in the nation's capital — and the city's new mayor is vowing to make the issue a top priority. We'll talk with homeless residents, advocates, and city officials about the struggle to afford housing in our increasingly affluent city.  We'll follow outreach workers as they try to contact people living outdoors in bitterly cold weather. And we'll take a closer look at a program designed to get people out of shelters and into their own apartments.


Not My Job: We Ask The Choreographer Of 'The Lion King' About Lying Kings

We recorded the show in Rochester, N.Y., this week, which is home to the Garth Fagan Dance company. We'll ask acclaimed choreographer Garth Fagan three questions about really deceitful people.

Migrants Work To Hold Onto Latin Food History In Gentrifying D.C. Neighborhood

A restaurant in Washington D.C. that has long been a haven for Central American immigrants is adapting to gentrification in the neighborhood.

Bitter And Contested Elections In America's History

Presidential historian at Vanderbilt University Thomas Schwartz discusses the history of peaceful transfers of political power in American presidential elections, going back more than 200 years.

TIMELINE: AT&T's Merger With Time Warner Follows Decades Of Industry Deals

The $85.4-billion merger of a telecom and a media giants is the latest in the web of consolidation, spurned offers and spin-offs that are increasingly interlinking the two industries.

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