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Morning Notes

By Aaron Kraut

Wednesday - 8/7/2013, 9:15am  ET

Flickr photo by Kate Maloney

Housing As Healthcare — Amy Freeman, development director at Bethesda Cares, wrote a column on how the homeless prevention nonprofit’s Housing First strategy works to the advantage of homeless clients. The simple ability to use a bathroom made a big difference for a homeless man on diuretics who recently moved into a permanent housing program. [Huffington Post]

Duncan Touts Role In Creating County’s Working Families Income Supplement — In an email to supporters, county executive candidate Doug Duncan (D) touted his role in creating a poverty tax credit while he was county executive in the 90′s. Some on the County Council are at odds about restoring the credit to a 100 percent county match. [The Gazette]

Montgomery County Agricultural Fair Starts Friday — The 65th annual event will run from Aug. 9 to Aug. 17 at the county fairgrounds in Gaithersburg (16 Chestnut St.). [Montgomery County Agricultural Fair]

Flickr photo by Kate Maloney