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Duh: The opening date of the Silver Line was once again delayed, rendering a date of operation in the foreseeable future unlikely. -4

SOHO NW: The French luxury brand Longchamp will open its first D.C. store in CityCenterDC, which means at least three high-end bag stores (including Tumi and Kate Spade) are coming to the complex. -3

End of the World as We Know It: There was a widespread Comcast service outage across much of the city today. We nearly had a second shutdown! -2

The Big Picture: A powerful photo essay on the Anacostia River and its communities. +2

Friday’s Needle rating: 48 Today’s score: -7  Today’s Needle rating: 41