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Supermarket Sweepstakes: Whole Foods announced it would open a store on H Street NE today (and possibly one on the Walter Reed site) and the reaction basically went something like this: Well, it may be good for the community, but it’s terrible because it could kill the neighborhood’s hipster cred. -7
Virginia Gentleman: Virginia gubernatorial loser Ken Cuccinelli has no plans to call his victorious opponent,Terry McAuliffe. -5
Eye of the Tiger: The National Zoo’s baby tigers passed their swimming tests today, briefly taking attention away from the zoo’s panda cub. +1
Over the Moon:D.C. residents are really excited about this evening’s beautiful sunset. +3
Yesterday’s Needle rating: 54 Today’s score: -8 Needle rating: 46