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Why Alcohol Abuse Among Women Is On The Rise

Closing the gender gap in alcohol abuse: DUIs, "drunkorexia" and health problems are growing along with increased marketing to the female market. An award-winning journalist offers her personal story of alcoholism and a plea for tougher social policies.

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Affordable Theater In The D.C. Region

Despite the many types of theater and a range of ticket prices, many see a night out at the theater as a luxury. We explore how theaters are working to change that perception.

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Getting Outdoors This Fall

If you're looking to get outdoors this fall, there are endless opportunities to paddle, hike, bike or stay in the city and explore a new neighborhood. Join us for tips on ways you can connect with nature or a new neighborhood.

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"Miss Manners Minds Your Business:" Etiquette In The Workplace

Whether you're a cubicle dweller or occupy a corner office, proper protocol in the office has changed drastically in recent years. Enter Miss Manners, aka Judith Martin, who takes on everything from email etiquette to office dress codes in a new book.

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Professional Tips On Cell Phone Photography

Cell phone cameras are ubiquitous and their features are increasingly sophisticated. A professional photographer offers tips for taking great cell phone photos.

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This Week On Metro Connection: Latino D.C.

From politics to food to the arts, we'll explore the scope of the region's growing, vibrant Latino community.

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This Week On Metro Connection: Fame

This week we'll delve into stories of famous and infamous Washingtonians, and once-celebrated but nearly-forgotten history.

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Re-Imagining The Anacostia River

Long known as a polluted and unsightly tributary, the Anacostia River is in the midst of a makeover. We explore the effort to transform it into Washington's Central Park.

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A Marriage Of Culinary Traditions

Equinox Chef Todd Gray and Ellen Kassoff Gray talk about farm-to-table dining and how their marriage brought his culinary training to the foods of her Jewish heritage.

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African Diaspora International Film Festival

The 7th Annual African Diaspora International Film Festival returns to D.C. with films highlighting the experience of people of African descent and people of color around the world.

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