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Hello Ole Chap(s): Why was Harry Thomas Jr. back in town? Maybe to gather some old belongings? +3

Shake it Off: A dance party was scheduled to protest Office of Planning Director Harriet Tregoning and her proposals to the Height Act this evening, but it doesn’t look like anyone was actually dancing. -2

Cheese Please: Three D.C. restaurants make Zagat’s prestigious list of the top 30 grilled cheese sandwiches around the U.S. +3

Captain Obvious: NerdWallet ranks D.C. as the most politically engaged “state.” +0

Friday’s Needle rating: 57 Today’s score: +4 Needle rating: 61