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Morning Notes

By Aaron Kraut

Monday - 4/8/2013, 9:10am  ET

Flickr photo by streetamatic

Local politicians mum on whether the Redskins should lose their trademark protection — A bill proposed in Congress would strip the Washington Redskins and any other entity of trademark protection for the term “Redskins,” but no area politician, including Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D), seemed willing to take a position on the matter. There is also an ongoing case at the federal Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. [Washington Post]

Planning White Flint’s Civic Green — Friends of White Flint and Just Up The Pike blogger Dan Reed looks at what features would work for a planned civic green south of Old Georgetown Road between Rockville Pike and Executive Boulevard, what planners hope can one day be a focal point and central gathering space of the new White Flint. [Friends of White Flint]

Brickyard Road Site Could Be Home To New Potomac Elementary — After Montgomery County decided against its controversial plan to uproot a local organic farm and build soccer fields at the Brickyard site, MCPS has now told parents the site could be home to a new Potomac Elementary School to quell overcrowding. [Washington Examiner]

Chevy Chase Water Main Break Hearing Today — The County Council’s Transportation & Environment Committee, led by Councilmember Roger Berliner (D-Bethesda-Potomac) will hear from WSSC officials about last month’s 60-inch water main break in Chevy Chase Lake. The hearing is set for 9:30 a.m. in Rockville and can be viewed online at www.montgomerycountymd.gov. [Montgomery County Council]

Flickr photo by streetamatic