COVID cases continue to increase across our region but will a return to mandates come along with the uptick? WTOP’s Kate Ryan tells us why Montgomery County is focusing on a new r-word this time around – recommend. And how that’s playing out in schools. Plus, have you ever heard of a video game symphony? An orchestra in our region is arranging and performing original and classic video game music. The Washington Metropolitan Gaming Symphony Orchestra music director tells us how it came to be and how to get involved.