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Stronger Ethics: Honest Tea set up unmanned racks of Honest Tea for $1 in cities around the country to determine which city is the most honest in America. D.C. wasn’t the most honest city, but it was the most-improved, with its honesty quotient up to 96 percent compared to last year’s bottom ranking of 80 percent. (Honolulu was the most honest city.) +4

Bike Dominoes: Forget the war between bikes and cars. Here’s a video of some serious bike on bike violence on Beach Drive NW. -3

Birth Control: It costs, on average around the country, $245,340 to raise a kid born in 2013. But in D.C., it costs more like $342,552 to raise a kid, according to calculations from NerdWallet-3

Food City: Bon Appetit ranked Rose’s Luxury as the United States’ best new restaurant. Take that, America! +2

Yesterday’s Needle rating: 23 Today’s score: +0  Today’s Needle rating: 23