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Summer’s Here: At 90 degrees, today’s weather is hot enough to break records. -5

Funny Money: It’s been a rough day for bitcoins, the decentralized, buzzy Internet currency. But what does this mean for the Washington-based National Bitcoin Poker Club? -1

Muerte: Is chef-about-town Mike Isabella backing away from his grimly decorated Mexican restaurant, Bandolero? -3

Rockville Tragedy: The Army recruit murder-suicide story keeps getting stranger. -1

Tuesday’s Needle rating: 88 Today’s score: -10 Today’s Needle rating: 78