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Saloony: Washingtonian claims that saloons are D.C.’s next hot drinking trend. Do we have to? -4

Graham Won’t Back Down: You’ll have Ward 1 Councilmember Jim Graham to kick around for a while longer, according to a statement from his office. The first sentence: “I am not resigning.” +/-0.

Sticky Fingers: Restaurant patrons across the city love stealing copper “Moscow Mule” mugs. -3

Tunnels of Love: The Post has launched Love Train, a guide to date ideas tied together by Metro lines. +1

Thursday’s Needle rating: 60 Today’s score: -6 It’s Friday and We Aren’t Getting a Blizzard: +2  Today’s Needle rating: 56