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Remember When? Think it’s cold today? Well, Washingtonians had it a whole lot worse five years ago. Today marks the five-year anniversary of the start of the infamous December 2009 snowpocalypse storm. +2

This is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things: The new fancy Arc’teryx shop at CityCenter was broken into last night. The store celebrated its grand opening over the weekend. -3 Happy New Year: D.C. officials say that passenger service could begin on the H Street NE streetcar as early as New Year’s Eve. That may or may not happen. -1

Bad Call: The Federal Communications Commission dismissed a petition calling for a ban of the Washington football team’s name from the airwaves. -3

Yesterday’s Needle rating: 48 Today’s score: -5  Today’s Needle rating: 43