The Needle: Brr!
Night Terrors: The temperature tonight could be the coldest in Washington in four years. -5
Too Old for That: Ex-WCP staffer Dave McKenna looks into Bishop O'Connell High School basketball star Junior Etou. The international basketball governing body says Etou will turn 21 this year and will be ineligible to play high school games. -2
Like Magic: Congratulations to the Wizards, who no longer face the prospect of having the NBA's worst record ever. +1
Not So WNEW: Happy first birthday to WNEW, the Washington all-news radio station that still struggles to compete with rivals WAMU and WTOP. In an interview with media website DCRTV to mark the occasion, WTOP honcho Jim Farley insisted, "The news battle in Washington is a two-station affair: WTOP and WAMU." -1
Monday's Needle rating: 56 Today's score: -7 Today's Needle rating: 49