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This Week On Metro Connection: Shutdown City

As the partial government shutdown slogs through its second week, we'll look at the ripple effects on our region's residents and businesses.

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The Greek Yogurt Craze

We explore what's behind the Greek yogurt craze and how it's affecting the yogurt products in your supermarket.

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Body Language And Success In The Workplace

New research shows that our body language influences our confidence, behavior and even our hormone levels. We explore how an assertive posture can affect performance at work.

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Hunger In The U.S.

Food insecurity remains at near-record levels for the fifth straight year, with one in five American children at risk of hunger.

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Gaining Ground: The History Of A Local Family Farm

Local farmer and author Forrest Pritchard joins Kojo in the studio to explore our region's farming ecosystem and share tales from his quest to save his family's farm.

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Emergency Fertilizer Regulations Withdrawn In Maryland

The consideration of regulations on agricultural fertilizer use in Maryland has been postponed following criticism about how implementation would be executed.

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Virginia Agriculture Industry Extending To China

An agricultural deal could open up new business opportunities throughout Asia.

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Ancient Grains And Wild Greens

Ancient dietary staples like farro, arugula and quinoa are making a comeback in modern recipes that are as much about flavor as nutrition. We consider the benefits and the industry behind these foods.

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Virginia Wine Sales Set New Record

Virginia wines are continuing to sell at a record-breaking pace, with 511,000 cases having been sold in the fiscal year that ended June 30.

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Virginia Expands Agricultural Exports To China, Hong Kong

China is already the leading destination for produce grown in the Commonwealth of Virginia, but trade is set to increase over the next year.

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