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Plane Tango: Two aircraft came within a mere 950 feet of each other at near Reagan National Airport on Friday. The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating, according to a spokesman. -1

Hot Hot Heat: Maybe this summer won’t be as mild as expected. -4

Leftover Orange: Councilmember Vincent Orange‘s old campaign headquarters could be yours for only $299,000. +1

Ptacek in Your Pocket: Will WUSA9 reporter Russ Ptacek, profiled earlier this month in Washington City Paper, see his freedom to investigate restaurant rats abridged? Cosi has asked Ptacek not to show up at its Metro Center location with cameras in tow, warning that he could cause “a great deal of distress.” -2

Friday’s Needle rating: 34 Today’s score: -6 Today’s Needle rating: 28