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Good day, bad day: February 28, 2012
Apple delights its fans, while a marathon winner is disqualified for failing to officially register for the big race — and more winners and losers of today's news cycle
 
Despite finishing the 26.2-mile race in just 2 hours and 40 minutes, the winner of a Fort Worth, Texas, marathon was disqualified because he didn't officially register.
Despite finishing the 26.2-mile race in just 2 hours and 40 minutes, the winner of a Fort Worth, Texas, marathon was disqualified because he didn't officially register.
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GOOD DAY FOR: 

Apple fanatics
The tech giant officially announces an upcoming March 7 event, at which Apple is expected to unveil the iPad 3. [The Loop]

Equine survival
A horse is rescued from a muddy Australian beach after three hours of struggling in mud up to its neck. [The Guardian]

Child safety
Federal regulators announce a new rule requiring all new cars have rearview cameras by 2014 to prevent drivers from backing up over children. [Newser]

BAD DAY FOR: 

Taking home the gold
The winner of the Cowtown Marathon in Fort Worth, Texas, is disqualified because he didn't officially register before running the race. [Yahoo]

The working man
A new study shows that having a bad boss increases an employee's risk of heart attack and heart disease. [TIME]

Struggling sleepers
Researchers say taking sleeping pills can increase a patient's risk of early death by a factor of five. [The Daily Mail]

For more winners and losers see: Good day, bad day: February 27, 2012

 

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