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Good day, bad day: March 6, 2012
Uggie the dog gets a new job, while Paula Deen is accused of condoning harassment where she works — and more winners and losers of today's news cycle
 
Uggie trains for his new job as spokesdog for Nintendo.
Uggie trains for his new job as spokesdog for Nintendo.
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GOOD DAY FOR: 

Disproving stereotypes
A new study finds that 74 percent of young girls are interested in fields like science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. [Discovery News]

The music business
After years of decline, music sales climb 4 percent in 2011. [The Consumerist]

Career changes
Uggie, the famous canine from The Artist, gets a new gig as the official spokesdog for Nintendo. [BuzzFeed]

BAD DAY FOR: 

Paula Deen
A former employee accuses the celebrity chef of overseeing a workplace where sexual harassment and racism were tolerated. [Opposing Views]

Dental hygiene
Dentists report a major spike in the number of preschoolers with six or more cavities. [TIME]

West Virginia
The Mountain State ranks dead last out of 50 states in this year's Gallup-Healthways well-being index, which measures happiness.
[The Daily]

For more winners and losers see: Good day, bad day: March 5, 2012

 

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