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Art Attack: Jia Mei Tian, the 58-year-old woman charged with vandalizing the National Cathedral, is in policy custody without bond. Police Chief Cathy Lanier said today that MPD believes the cathedral vandalism and three other incidents involving paint or human feces are connected. -2
Hit the Books: After suspending Sunday operations in 2009, D.C. Public Libraries are returning to a seven-days-a-week schedule beginning in October. Alas, there are no plans as of yet to offer Sunday brunch. +3
The Inevitable Public Radio Collapse: Here is a video of the old NPR building’s final stand. +2
At Last, the Infestation: The Prince of Petworth found a cicada. -2
Yesterday’s Needle rating: 60 Today’s score: +1 Today’s Needle rating: 61