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Morning Notes

By Aaron Kraut

Thursday - 4/4/2013, 8:45am  ET

Flickr photo by thisisbossi

Maryland House Passes Gun Control Bill — The State Senate is expected to follow, giving Maryland perhaps the most sweeping gun control legislation in the wave of proposals being considered around the nation after the Newtown elementary school massacre. [Washington Post]

Choice Hotels Opening New Headquarters In Rockville — The international hotel chain is celebrating its move from Silver Spring to Rockville Town Center with tours of its new 190,000-square-foot headquarters. Choice says the move is helping to make the region the center of the hotel industry. Marriott is headquartered in Bethesda.

Walt Whitman Student Gets Spot On U.S. Maccabi Team — Josh Fried, a 17-year-old who plays center for the Vikings, was selected as part of the Junior U.S. Maccabi basketball team. He’ll play for the team when it travels to Israel in July for the Maccabiah games. [The Gazette]

Submit Your Photos On Flickr — Submit your photos of Bethesda, Chevy Chase and North Bethesda to our BethesdaNow.com Flickr pool. We regularly feature Flickr photos in the “Morning Notes” and other stories from around the area. [Flickr]

Flickr photo by thisisbossi