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    The following stories have been hand-selected by the Assignment Desk at News4:

    METROBUS DRIVER LOOKING FOR LOVE, BUSTED
    A Metrobus operator has been arrested for soliciting sex from an undercover Metropolitan police officer, Metro has confirmed.
    The incident occurred very early Saturday morning, according to Metro spokeswoman Cathy Asato. The driver, identified as Shawn Todd, who was still on duty and driving a D12 bus to Southern Avenue, was arrested for solicitation, she said.
    (Examiner

    UNDER ARMOUR LOGO REMOVED
    An Under Armour logo painted on the hillside of Federal Hill Park is being removed just days after riling some residents, who found it to be a tacky, and possibly illegal, form of free advertising. On Sunday afternoon, the logo was covered up with a dark square and was expected to be completely removed today, said spokeswoman Diane Pelkey. The Baltimore-based sports apparel company will then plant grass seed on the spot. (Baltimore Sun)

    FEDS LIKE TELEWORKING
    The federal government may soon mandate that you avoid your usual morning traffic headaches.  Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-Va., has sponsored a bill that would require all federal agencies to allow 20 percent of their employees to telework at least one day a week.(wtop.com)

    LOW-COST CAT SURGERY

    Cat owners in Montgomery County now can get their pets spayed or neutered for $50. The deeply discounted rate is being made available through the Animal Welfare League, which runs a no-kill cat shelter in Gaithersburg, its donors, and veterinarians who have agreed to provide the service but asked that their names not be published. (Gazette