Morning Notes

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Book Reveals New Details On Lululemon Murder — A book on the 2011 murder of Jayna Murray by co-worker Brittany Norwood in the Lululemon Athletica store on Bethesda Avenue reveals new details about the case. Author Peter Ross Range wrote that employees at the store suspected Norwood was stealing money and perfume from co-workers. Minutes before the murder, Murray called the store manager to report finding yoga pants that hadn’t been paid for in Norwood’s bag. Police and prosecutors also believed Norwood was working as a prostitute. She was sentenced to life in prison in January 2012. [WTOP]

County To Provide Seniors With Farmers Market Coupons — The county will distribute coupon books for area farmers markets worth $30 on a first-come, first-seve basis to low-income seniors. The distribution will happen at 10 a.m. on July 9 at senior living facilities including the Waverly House at 4521 East-West Highway. [Montgomery County]

Local Theater Company Brings “The Birds” To Stage — The Bethesda-based Quotidian Theatre Company will close its 15th season with “The Birds” an adaptation of the short story that inspired Alfred Hitchock’s classic. The production will run July 12 to August 11 at The Writer’s Center (4508 Walsh St.). [Quotidian Theatre Company]

Dad Claims Bethesda Fourth Grader Is Basketball Prodigy, Gets On Local News — Zion Harmon, 11, is the No. 1 ranked fourth grade basketball player in the country, according to his dad (who is also his coach) and Bill Francis, who claims he compiles rankings of 11-year-old basketball players. “You don’t want to label a kid this early as a phenom,” Francis said, before going ahead and labeling Harmon as a phenom. [NBC4]

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