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Magruder student using pilot program to reach the skies

Plus: Montgomery County Agricultural Fair returns Aug. 13; Metro looks to expand service this summer

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Magruder student using pilot program to reach the skies

An effort to get high school kids interested in the aviation industry is taking off, with Magruder High School in Rockville about to graduate its first student.

Victoria Wentt, 17, is set on being a pilot. [Fox 5]

Montgomery County Agricultural Fair returns Aug. 13

A summer tradition is returning to Gaithersburg in August, after being canceled last year because of the coronavirus.

The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair, which started in 1945, will officially return for its “9 Best Days of Summer” from Aug. 13 to 21. [Montgomery Community Media]

Metro looks to expand service this summer

As the area emerges from the pandemic, Metro is looking to increase its service, and riders could start to see changes as soon as this summer.

One of the most notable changes would keep Metro stations open an hour later each night. [WTOP]

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Scattered thunderstorms, with a high around 84 and a low around 67

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