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By Aaron Kraut

Thursday - 7/11/2013, 9:10am  ET

Flickr photo by Senator Ben Cardin

National Cathedral To Host Funeral For Chevy Chase Student Killed In Egypt — The funeral for 21-year-old Andrew Driscoll Pochter, who was stabbed to death on June 28 in Egypt while watching protests, is scheduled for Friday morning. Pochter was teaching Egyptian children English during his summer break. [The Gazette]

State Decides To Keep Walter Reed Bus Route After Public Input — The Maryland Transit Administration will not cut its Intercounty Connector commuter bus route from Columbia to Walter Reed as planned after significant public testimony against the move and Montgomery County’s stated opposition to the idea. [WTOP]

Children’s Gym Hosting Open House, Book Fundraiser — My Gym Bethesda (5110 Ridgefield Rd.) is a gym for kids that from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on July 27 is hosting an open house. The cost is $10 and all proceeds will go to First Book, a group that provides books for Montgomery County children in need. [My Gym Bethesda]

Flickr photo by Senator Ben Cardin