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By Aaron Kraut

Monday - 7/7/2014, 8:05am  ET

Stormwater pond near NIH

Local Cab Companies Sue Uber – Five cab companies — including Montgomery County’s Barwood Taxi — filed suit against Uber claiming the app-based car service is hampering their ability to do business in Maryland. Barwood Taxi President Lee Barnes said it’s “impossible” for his drivers to compete with Uber when Uber doesn’t have to comply with the same taxi regulations. Uber, which is battling taxi companies around the country and world on many of the same issues, said it will defend its customers’ right to competition and choice. [Washington Post]

White Flint Branding Update Set For Tuesday – The White Flint Downtown Committee is expected to hear from a group of developers who had a branding study done for the White Flint/North Bethesda area. The presentation and open-to-the-public meeting is at 8 a.m. on Tuesday at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center (5701 Marinelli Rd.). [Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center]

B-CC Football Switches It Up – The B-CC High School football team’s quarterback, top running back and receiver all graduated earlier this year, meaning new players with a new playbook are preparing this summer. [The Gazette]