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Fantasy Baseball: Four out of five MLB Network analysts predicted the Washington Nationals would win the World Series. Sports Illustrated also predicted D.C. would have a parade. +5
Government Efficiency: Mayor Vince Gray lost the mayoral primary last week and now two of his top agency heads are jumping ship before his term is over. This insanely long, mine-month lame-duck period may not prove to be D.C.’s most productive hour. -3
Join the Club: The former home of Love Nightclub at 1350 Okie St. NE will go up for bankruptcy auction next month. If all wannabe night club owners come out, this could be the best auction that D.C. has seen in some time. +2
Nosedive: Yet another beloved dive bar has kicked the bucket in Capitol Hill. Today, we bid farewell to Remingtons. -3
Yesterday’s Needle rating: 55 Today’s score: +1 Today’s Needle rating: 56