Each week, WAMU 88.5's Metro Connection reaches across D.C., Maryland and Virginia to gather the sounds and stories that capture the current events, culture and personalities driving the Washington region.
The Washington region has more runners than anywhere else in the country, and the road races organized for all those runners are turning in to big business for the District and surrounding communities.
[Music: "Run Around (Karaoke Version)" by Stingray Music (Karaoke) from The Karaoke Channel - In the Style of Blues Traveler - Vol. 1]
Listeners respond to our recent "Haunted D.C." and "Outside Looking In" editions of the show.
[Music: "A Message to You Rudy (Karaoke-Version) As Made Famous By: The Specials" by Charly Karaoke Group from Karaoke World: Here We Go / "Rock Around the Clock (Rock'n'Roll)" by Hugo Strasser from Tanzalbum Des Jahrhunderts (Disc 2)]
It's our annual exploration of all things spooky and mysterious in the nation's capital and beyond - from a particularly creepy TV studio, to a sleepover at one of the most haunted houses in the District.
[Music: "Every Little Bit Hurts" by John Davis from Title Tracks / "Ghostbusters [Instrumental]" by Ray Parker, Jr. from Ghostbusters]
Does the kind of charcoal you use really make a difference when it comes to grilling up a tasty steak or other food on the grill? Yes — but deciding which one to use depends on what you're after. Both briquettes and lump charcoal — aka "natural" hardwood charcoal — have their advantages and disadvantages.
The Federal Trade Commission is in the early stages of opening an antitrust probe into how Google runs its online display advertising business, according to a report by Bloomberg News, citing sources who want to remain anonymous because the FTC has not announced the probe.
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