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Global Warning: Has global warming ruined our ability to enjoy an unseasonably hot late October day? Where once 80 degree weather like today’s would have been a treat, now it’s just a reminder that we’re headed straight for Waterworld. -5

Bike Anxiety: Drivers are sounding the alarm over a new bike lane on L Street NW. -3

Suspect Charged: Floyd Lee Corkins, the alleged shooter in August’s attack on the Family Research Council, became the first person in D.C. history today to be charged under the District’s anti-terrorism law. +/-0

Taylor Gourmet Expands: Delicious, Obama-approved hoagie chain Taylor Gourmet is opening a new branch in Penn Quarter. +2

Tuesday’s Needle rating: 57 Today’s score: -6 Wednesday‘s Needle rating: 51