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By Aaron Kraut

Thursday - 6/27/2013, 9:05am  ET

Flickr photo by Keith Allison

Tiger Can’t Play, But Takes Part In Congressional Festivities — Tiger Woods spoke and watched on Wednesday during the opening ceremonies of the AT&T National, the PGA tournament he hosts but will not play in this week because of an elbow injury. [Washington Post]

Two Killed By Train In Garrett Park — Two pedestrians were killed late Wednesday by a CSX train near the Garrett Park Train Station on Rokeby Avenue. The incident happened just after 11 p.m. Authorities don’t know why the two were on the tracks. [NBC4]

Major Demographic Changes In MCPS Show Income Matters For School Performance — Just Up The Pike blogger Dan Reed took a look at how income levels and race relate to school performance in MCPS and the rise of the “private public school” in the more affluent western part of the county. [Just Up The Pike]

All MCPS Student-Athletes To Get Baseline Concussion Testing — All 25 Montgomery County high schools will put student-athletes through a baseline test on balance, memory, concentration and problem-solving skills to help determine the severity of concussions if a student sustains that injury during play. [The Gazette]

Flickr photo by Keith Allison