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Pandamotion: The baby panda is strong and round, and there’s video of all its baby happenings in action. -3

Checking Checkpoint: D.C. Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton is not happy about the long security lines at the March on Washington Wednesday and wrote a letter to the Secret Service giving them a piece of her mind. +2

Awards Drama: Here’s some helpful tips on how to make the now-controversial Helen Hayes Awards better. +2

Cat Lady: The woman who was convicted of trying to poison Columbia Heights’ cats in the name of birds says there was no malicious intent behind her actions. Too bad her appeal was denied today. +3

Yesterday’s Needle rating: 61Today’s score: +4Today’s Needle rating: 65