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Lame Halloween: Behold: The the political costumes you are likely to come across during your Halloween nights out. The list includes dressing up as Anthony Weiner and a government shutdown barricade. -5

Radio Revival: Legendary sportscaster Don Geronimo is back in the game, and will return to D.C. radio Thursday. +3

California Dreamin’: Former Mayor Adrian Fenty moves to California, and is living a pretty cushy ex-mayor life. +2

Riding Dirty: For the second time in recent months, a Metro employee is accused of embezzling money by taking paper farecards and loading them on SmarTrip cards so he could then sell them -1

Friday’s Needle rating: 52 Today’s score: -1 Needle rating: 51