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By Aaron Kraut

Thursday - 5/23/2013, 9:20am  ET

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D.C. Police Shoot At Man Along Chevy Chase Border, Man Runs Into Maryland — D.C. Police are looking for a man involved in a confrontation with a police officer around 12:30 a.m. on Wednesday in the 5500 block of Western Avenue. A spokesperson said the officer noticed a bulge under the clothing of one of the suspects and started to pat him down. As he did this, the suspect pushed the officer and turned around as if he was going to reach for a weapon. The officer said he fired an undisclosed  number of shots at the man, who was apparently not struck, before he and another man ran into Chevy Chase. [Washington Post]

Capital Bikeshare Survey Says Bikeshare Users Are Healthier, Make Trips They Wouldn’t Have Otherwise Made — A batch of surveys released by Capital Bikeshare yesterday show the bikesharing program coming to downcounty Montgomery by this fall leads to better health and perhaps better business — four in 10 of survey respondents said they made trips in the last month on the bike they wouldn’t have made otherwise. [Mobility Lab]

Ex-Swim Coach Curl To Be Sentenced Today — Former swim coach Rick Curl, who was charged with child abuse for a relationship he had with a teenage Montgomery County swimmer in the 80′s, will be sentenced today. Curl pleaded guilty in February. [AP via Washington Post]

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