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The Next Generation Of Online Maps

The 8-year-old Google Maps is getting a bold re-design as online mapping becomes more personalized, interactive and mobile. We explore the push toward 3-D, real-time digital maps.

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Thanksgiving Travel May Be Hampered By Wintry Weather

Major snow is not expected to hit the D.C. region for the Thanksgiving holiday this week, but strong rain and winds, along with bad weather elsewhere, may still create headaches for travelers.

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Eating Well At The Airport And In The Air

Celebrity chefs and healthier fare are boosting the culinary quotient at airports. We scope out the best and worst terminals for a pre-flight meal.

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How Data Determines Your Fate At The Airport

A recent news report raises concern about the secretive but extensive data mining used to screen travelers before they even arrive at the airport. We explore what the TSA and the airlines know about you and how they use it.

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Looking Back On A Year At Sea

After a year sailing around the world, a Maryland family tells us about the fascinating people with whom they connected along the way.

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This Week On Metro Connection: Connections

From rappers and tappers to phones and food, we'll look at the ties that bind us, as we bring you a show about "Connections."

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Ocean City Officials Debate How Best To Advertise To Potential Visitors

The decision to extend the contract for Ocean City’s advertising company has renewed an intense battle over the town’s $5 million ad budget.
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More Tourists Visiting Virginia, Bringing In Additional Revenue

Tourism in Virginia hit a record high in 2012, bringing in $21 billion and helping sustain some 200,000 jobs.

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'Souvenir Nation' At The Smithsonian

We talk with the curator of a new Smithsonian exhibit about the evolution of souvenirs and what we can learn from those early relics.

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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.