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Hat Trick: D.C. United has two new investors: Indonesian entrepreneur Erick Thohir and sports mogul Jason Levien. Thohir and Levien, who also own portions of the Philadelphia 76ers, will join current United owner Will Chang. Washington Kastles owner Mark Ein thinks the new owners bode well for a stadium at Buzzard Point. +3
Reduced Redskins: Sam Huff, one-half of the 30-year-old Redskins broadcast team with Sonny Jurgensen, will announce at six fewer games next season. -2
Hooters Looters: What is this world coming to when you can’t loan your BMW to strangers you meet at a Hooters? A Burke man is facing this sad reality after “lending” his car to a couple he encountered at a Fairfax City branch of the breasts-and-wings chain. The couple, who said they needed it to get to a wedding, have not returned it. -1
Uberfan: The D.C. Council’s decision today to relent on luxury car service Uber didn’t just thrill over-active Twitter users. It was also good news for former would-be D.C. overlord Rep. Jason Chaffetz, who provides the Examiner with a great quote for Uber’s next ad campaign: “If it’s raining or it’s late at night, there’s nothing better than Uber.” -3
Monday’s Needle rating: 27 Today’s score: -3 Today’s Needle rating: 24