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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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Joe Yonan: "Eat Your Vegetables"

Can you be a vegetarian and still be a good traveler, a creative cook and a gracious guest? Kojo chats with The Washington Post's travel and food editor, who recently adopted a vegetarian lifestyle himself.

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Medical Marijuana In The District

The first legal medical marijuana dispensary opened in the District last week, under some of the strictest oversight rules anywhere in the country. We explore what the District might learn from regulation around the country.

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Why Are Yellow Perch Disappearing From Our Rivers?

For years, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has been trying to figure out why yellow perch, which spawn in rivers feeding into the Chesapeake Bay, are reproducing at lower and lower levels.

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Turmoil In Egypt

With Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi deposed and dozens of protesters dead after clashes with the military, the nation is once again in a state of turmoil. The unfolding events in Egypt and implications for U.S. policy.

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Task Force Chickens Out On Loosening Rules On Backyard Hens In Arlington

A county task force couldn't come to consensus over whether or not rules governing backyard hens should be relaxed.

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U.S. House Rejects Farm Bill

Democrats in the region are applauding the defeat of the House version of the Farm Bill.

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Virginia Farmers Worry Over New Invasive Insect

An invasive bug from Asia is wreaking havoc in several southern states — and is now spreading into Virginia.

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This Week On Metro Connection: Feeling The Heat

We'll kick off the start of summer with our annual "Feeling the Heat" show.

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House Farm Bill Includes Drastic Food Stamp Cuts

The House Farm Bill would cut a supplemental nutrition program by more than $20 billion.

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