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By Aaron Kraut

Friday - 11/29/2013, 8:40am  ET

Photo by Abigail Reid

Washington Post Scolds Council For Minimum Wage Raise — The Washington Post’s editorial board says the federally mandated $7.25 an hour minimum wage needs to be raised, but also says the Montgomery County Council’s move to raise it to $11.50 an hour by 2017 was politically motivated and not “prudent lawmaking.” [Washington Post]

Christmas Tree Sale at B-CC Rescue — The Bethesda-Chevy Chase Rescue Squad’s annual Christmas tree sale starts today at noon. The sale will be open from noon to 9 p.m. during the week and from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on weekends at 5020 Battery Lane. [Bethesda-Chevy Chase Rescue Squad]

Random Giveaways At Montgomery Mall — Westfield Montgomery Mall will have professional actors dressed in holiday gear give away gifts and samples and carry shopping bags for holiday shoppers, starting today. [Westfield Montgomery Mall]

Photo by Abigail Reid