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Predicable Protest: I’ve heard of everybody wanting to go to Wilson High School, but this is ridiculous! The anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church will protest the school’s Pride Day next month. Students are already planning a counter protest. -4

You Otter Know: Asian small-clawed otters play the keyboard at the National Zoo. Because why not! +2

Bite Me: D.C. is the third worst city in the country for mosquitoes, according to pest control company Orkin, which based the ranking on the number of mosquito treatments it performed in 2013.  -3

Our Best Days Are Behind Us: Remember the gorgeous weather this weekend? Well, storms are likely this evening, a few of which may be severe.  -2

Friday’s Needle rating: 44 Today’s score: -7  Today’s Needle rating: 37