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Morning Notes

Police Sharpshooters Might Kill Off Chevy Chase Deer — A section of Rock Creek Park in Chevy Chase might be added to Montgomery County Parks’ deer management program. The department is accepting public comment until Oct. 26. If added, the deer hunt would take place at night from Jan. 1 to March 31. [Chevy Chase Patch]

Writers On The Row Starts Tonight — The four-day book festival begins tonight with two events: ESPN personality Michael Wilbon’s discussion of “The Best American Sports Writing 2012″ and contributing editor Karen Sommer Shalett’s talk on her “True Blood: Eats, Drinks, and Bites from Bon Temps.” [Bethesda Row]

Police Explain Desire For ‘Effects Bargaining’ As Ballot Question Approaches — Marc Zifcak, immediate past president of the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 35, says effects bargaining does not delay or hinder management, as police chief Thomas Manger claims. [WAMU]

Metro Shows Off New Train Cars — The sleek new 7000-series cars are said to be safer in a crash and are expected to go in service in 2014. [AP via Washington Post]

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