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Extra Special: Beginning later this month, Virginia bars will finally be allowed to acknowledge that they offer happy hour—-but they’ll still be barred from advertising specific happy-hour specials. +1

Thin ‘Skins: According to a new poll, a majority of American voters do not think the Washington football team should change its name. – 7

Pot Ticket: The president of the Maryland Senate says he supports legalizing marijuana. +7

Brrrr Is the Word: Grab your pajamas and mulled cider—-it’s going to be fucking cold tonight-3

Monday’s Needle rating: 78 Today’s score: –2 Friday bonus: +Today’s Needle rating: 78