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The Needle: Fenty Dates a Billionaire Edition

Jobs Report: Ex-Mayor Adrian Fenty is dating Laurene Powell Jobs, philanthropist and widow of former Apple CEO Steve Jobs. According to a Post report, the couple met at a Houston education conference and "bonded over a shared passion for school reform." +2

Non-Cash Cab: Taxicab drivers want to extend the deadline to apply for an extension to the deadline for installing credit card readers. Taxi Cab Commissioner says no. +/- 0

TGI Another Chain: TGI Friday's is coming to Columbia Heights, which probably means we'll soon be seeing another trend piece on hipsters dining ironically. -1

Dark Magic: Gio Gonzalez performed a rubber-chicken sacrifice to boost the Nats' performance. +1

Yesterday's Needle rating: 53 Today's score: +2 Friday bonus: +2 Today's Needle rating: 57

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  • Barry Morase

    Good for Mr. Fenty. I wish him well.

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