The Power of Social Media: The Prince George’s County Police Department will live-tweet a prostitution sting at some unannounced time next week. Nothing like some old-fashioned Twitter-shaming! +7

One Nation Under a Doughnut: The inside of the Capitol dome will look like a doughnut for the next 18 months while it undergoes renovations. -5

Veggie Tales:Celebrate the end of this week’s horrid rain with a new batch of farmers’ markets opening this weekend. +3

Under Pressure: Sen. Majority Leader Harry Reid has once again called on Dan Snyder to change the Washington football team’s name, this time linking the issue to Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling‘s racist comments. Good for Reid, but something tells me this won’t do much to sway Snyder. +2

Yesterday’s Needle rating: 54 Today’s score: +7 Today’s Needle rating: 61