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A Monday to Get Excited About: The weekend will be on the chilly side, but we can expect a “spring-like warm surge” on Monday. +5

A Fall Christmas: D.C.’s fifth-most listened to radio station, WASH-FM 97.1, turned over to all Christmas music today. Let’s wait until at least after Thanksgiving for such drastic measures, DJs. -2

Buyers Market: As expected, it’s unlikely the D.C. Council will pass legislation allowing for the sale and taxation of marijuana before the end of the Council session in a few weeks. -3

Kingpin: The Black Cat venue will soon have a new game room called Lucky Cat filled with pinball machines and other arcade games. +3

Yesterday’s Needle rating: 62 Today’s score: +3 Friday Bonus:+2  Today’s Needle rating: 67