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Morning Notes

By Aaron Kraut

Friday - 6/28/2013, 9:20am  ET

Flickr photo by John Leszczynski

Bethesda Republican Contemplating Run For Governor, Or District 16 Delegate — Meyer Marks is a Republican in Bethesda who is deciding whether to run for governor or District 16 delegate in one of the state’s most liberal areas. He lost the Republican Congressional primary in 2008 and the District 16 race in 2010. [The Gazette]

Blackfinn Burgers For A Cause — Blackfinn’s annual Burger Month will start on Friday with a special happy hour from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. to benefit the American Red Cross’ Oklahoma tornado relief work. The bar and restaurant (4901 Fairmont Ave.) is suggesting a $10 donation. Until July 28, $1 from each specialty burger purchased will be donated to the Oklahoma Relief fund. [Blackfinn via Facebook]

PHED Committee To Discuss Mixed-Use Zoning — In its ongoing discussion of the Zoning Code Rewrite, the County Council’s Planning Committee will discuss commercial-residential (CR) zones, the popular form of zoning that allows apartment unites on top of ground-floor retail. The meeting will be broadcast live on County Cable Montgomery at 9:30 a.m. and will also touch on whether developers should be allowed more density in projects if they agree to increase the amount of affordably-priced units. [Montgomery County Council]

Flickr photo by John Leszczynski