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On Track?: D.C.’s Department of Transportation is now saying the streetcar should be open by the end of the year. At one time, officials were saying the H Street NE line would open in 2013, so holding your breath for this opening date is not recommended. -5

From Homeless to HoyaMeet Rashema Melson, the valedictorian at Anacostia High who lives in the D.C. General homeless shelter and is going to Georgetown next year on a full ride. +7

Urban Farm: CityCenterDC will have a farmers’ market starting June 17 on Tuesdays between 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Prepare your office lunch break accordingly. +2

Sunny Days Ahead: Happy weekend, everyone! Forecasters are predicting it to be a (mostly) beautiful one. +3

Yesterday’s Needle rating: 41 Today’s score: +7 Friday Bonus: +2 Today’s Needle rating: 50