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Panda Daddy: A paternity test revealed the new panda cub’s father to be the National Zoo’s own Tian Tian,and not the mysterious panda from the San Diego zoo. -2

Charley’s Not Sorry:  A new bar and restaurant, Bar Charley, is opening up in Dupont tonight and its got some pretty wacky drink offerings. +1

Big Love: With some shrewd planning, D.C. residents stand a chance at making it to the New York Times‘ elite wedding section. -3

Game On: A tribe in upstate New York is launching a radio campaign ad this weekend to urge the NFL to change Washington football team’s offensive name. +3

 Yesterday’s Needle rating:71 Today’s score: -1Today’s Needle rating: 70