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Teddy Wins: Will freshly victorious Teddy Roosevelt be a hit for Halloween tonight? This Teddy costume, made in Colorado of all places, looks pretty good. +3

Yellow CardPost-Sandy rescheduling has put D.C. United at a disadvantage against the New York Red Bulls. -4

No Love for FBI Building: The end is getting nearer for the FBI’s hulking J. Edgar Hoover FBI Building now that area preservationists, usually so quick to save ugly buildings, are showing no interest in protecting it. +2

Suburban Subterfuge: Those mysterious anti-Obama text messages from last night originated in Centreville. -3

Tuesday’s Needle rating: 33 Today’s score: -2 Wednesday‘s Needle rating: 31