Morning Notes

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Cat Travels 30 Miles In Engine Compartment To Bethesda Bakery — Earlier this month, a driver discovered a cat in the engine compartment of a car the driver had just driven 30 miles from Fort Meade. A Montgomery County Police Animal Services officer helped locate the orange tabby, which was unharmed. The driver realized the cat belonged to a neighbor in Fort Meade. The neighbor came to get the cat. [Washington Post]

Ledecky Starts Fast At World Championships — Katie Ledecky, the 16-year-old Stone Ridge School student who won Olympic gold in the 800-meter freestyle swimming event last summer, started the world Championships in Barcelona with a win in the 400-meter freestyle event. [Chicago Tribune]

Reminder: Leggett To Hold Capital Budget Forum On Tuesday — County Executive Isiah Leggett will be in Bethesda on Tuesday to talk about the upcoming six-year capital budget. The event is traditionally a forum for residents to ask Leggett about the status of specific transportation, school and government projects. [Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center]

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