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This Week on Metro Connection: Town & Country

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We'll visit some of the more rural reaches of our region, from a western Maryland swamp, to an Eastern Shore town that’s home to one of the nation’s oldest ferry lines. Plus, we'll explore the debate over a small-town Virginia elementary school, and we'll check out an old jail that provides new insights into crime and punishment in the South.

Music: "Every Little Bit Hurts" by Title Tracks from It Was Easy / Get Out Of Town by Barney Kessel from Introduction to Jazz Guitar

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