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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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Food Hubs: From Farm To Table

New models are emerging for getting food from farm to fork, including food hubs across D.C.

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Growing Gardens Through Summer Heat

Recent years have proven hard on local greenery, with heat waves and damaging storms. But there are steps you can take to ensure a healthy garden, from choosing local plants to well-timed watering.

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Farming, Genetic Patenting And The Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday ruled unanimously in favor of Monsanto in a case that involved the company's patents for genetically modified soybeans. We explore what the ruling means for the future of our food system.

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