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DerWhatNow?:  Although it’s not official, there is evidence to suggest that a derecho—-you know, a “derecho is “a widespread, long-lived, convectively-generated wind storm”—-swept across the D.C. area Tuesday night, according to Capital Weather Gang. -2

Panda Time: Watch Bao Bao and Mei Xiang eat fruitsicle treats. +3

Unknown Knowns: Donald Rumsfeld‘s Kalorama house went on the market this week for nearly $5 million. But will it sell? -1

Bike for All: Forget about that silly Courtland Milloy anti-bike column. Ward 8 is about to get its first bike lanes! +4

Wednesday’s Needle rating: 63 Today’s score: +4 Today’s Needle rating: 67