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Air and Spaced Museum: At-large D.C. Council candidate Paul Zukerberg says some of the District’s marijuana arrests are caused by pot-packing tourists who, scared that museum security officers will find their pot, instead clumsily attempt to put their stash in a bush. “When you retrieve your bag (which has already been searched) it’s off to the Museum of Crime and Punishment — your own,” he writes. -2
A Very Special Election: Speaking of the at-large race, it’s tomorrow. Find your polling place. +3
South of the Border: Former D.C. elementary school teacher Eric Justin Toth, on the run since June 2008 on child pornography charges, has been arrested in Nicaragua. +2
Bag Taxing: A Montgomery County councilmember says carrying reusable bags can lead to racial profiling. -1
Friday’s Needle rating: 69 Today’s score: +2Today’s Needle rating: 71