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Trial to Go On: Albrecht Muth, the self-proclaimed Iraqi general accused of murdering his wife, Georgetown socialite Viola Drath, is mentally fit to stand trial, according to doctors. It was touch-and-go there for a minute, since in addition to the whole Iraqi thing, Muth claims to speak to the Archangel Gabriel. 0
Talking the Walk: “Walkable urban” neighborhoods in the D.C. metro area are seeing boosts in the development of office and apartment buildings. +2
Wave on Wave: Whether or not to do “the wave” is tearing the Nationals fan community apart. The right answer, of course, is to do the wave. -3
Resident Assistance: Gallaudet University’s new residence hall is built with the school’s deaf students mind. Dorm rooms have light switches so people can announce their entry with a visual knock, and rooms are free of obstruction so students can see signing. +1
Tuesday‘s Needle rating: 82 Today’s score: 0 Today’s Needle rating: 82