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This Week On Metro Connection: Land, Air And Sea

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We'll zip across our region this week with a a show we're calling "Land, Air and Sea." We'll explore the mysterious depths of the ocean floor, and fly high with the daredevil pilots at a Virginia air show. Plus, we'll get an update on efforts to repair "America's front lawn," and we'll head back in time, to revisit a long-forgotten disaster on the Potomac River.

Music: "Every Little Bit Hurts" by Title Tracks from It Was Easy

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