A Tights Situation: Should a Maryland high school student be allowed to wear leggings? Yes, obviously. -5

U Street Taco Challenge: Do you dare eat the U Street Taco—-a Ben’s Chili Bowl half-smoke wrapped up in a Jumbo Slice? Best picture wins tickets to WCP’s Best Of Fete next week. +3

House-for-Life: Marion Barry‘s former home sold Tuesday for $450,000. +1

Virginia Firsts: Virginia has its first Asian-American judge. +2

Thursday’s Needle rating: 88 Today’s score: +1 It’s Friday: +1 Today’s Needle rating: 90