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Not So Sweet: Georgetown Cupcake was evacuated this morning after a mysterious odor appeared in the shop. The smell was eventually blamed on a nearby manhole.  -1

Smoke Weed E’ryday (Legally): Capital City Care, one of the District’s first medical marijuana dispensaries, is set to open next month and looks like a spa. Also, one of its owners promises that the business will offer “very, very high end” weed. +4

Snow Dogs: Wolves, pandas, red pandas—-it’s zoo animals in snow. +2

Probing Questions: UFO enthusiasts are coming to D.C. to demand the government admit that aliens are real. -1

Friday’s Needle rating: 78 Today’s score: +4 Today’s Needle rating: 82