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Torched Olympics: A nonprofit is pushing to get D.C. to host the 2024 Olympics, but there’s so many reasons why that’s a bad idea. -5

Viet-Noms: Doi Moi, inspired by the street food of Thailand and Vietnam, opens today on 14th Street NW. +1

Taking Wages: The living wage bill is expected to reach Mayor Vince Gray‘s desk by Friday. +2

Momma Mei: New panda mother Mei Xiang was protective of her newborn cub Tuesday and would not allow zookeepers to give it an exam. +3

Yesterday’s Needle rating: 59 Today’s score: +1Today’s Needle rating: 60