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Trash Police: Who knew? April is litter enforcement month, which means police will be paying special attention to illegal dumping and littering from vehicles. Fines start at $50 for littering and can run up to $500 for illegal dumping. +2

Like a Bird: The rare snowy owl that visited D.C. and then got hit by a bus had a chance to flap its wings yesterday at a rehabilitation center in Minnesota. The entire city of D.C. can almost breathe a collective sign of relief. +3

This Town: An order of fries at Le Diplomate on 14th Street will run you 8 bucks. -2

Where is This?: There’s a human-sized, 61-square-foot maze that measures 18 feet high coming to the National Building Museum this July!  +4

Yesterday’s Needle rating: 39 Today’s score: +7 Today’s Needle rating: 46