Truth Hurts: Joe Edwin Honesty of Alexandria? Not so honest, apparently. He was arrested yesterday for lying about placing a bomb in the Fairfax County courthouse. +2

I Have to Admit It’s Getting Better: Manager Davey Johnson was ejected from today’s Nationals-Pirates games, but at least things ended with a Bryce Harper walk-off homer. +3

Weather Daddy: All those problems with the Wilson Bridge? Blame your maker. -1

Raleigh Chillin’: Combustible D.C. rapper Wale was kicked off an airplane at Raleigh-Durham International Airport on Tuesday, possibly because his phone was on. He rallied quickly, tweeting, “Where the party at in Raleigh tonight?” +2

Yesterday’s Needle rating: 53 Today’s score: +6 Today’s Needle rating: 59