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Good day, bad day: March 7, 2012
Scientists get closer to finding the "god particle," while Indiana bids Peyton Manning a teary adieu — and more winners and losers of today's news cycle
 
Peyton Manning, winner of four NFL MVP awards, has been cut by the Indianapolis Colts after 14 years.
Peyton Manning, winner of four NFL MVP awards, has been cut by the Indianapolis Colts after 14 years.
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GOOD DAY FOR: 

Nirvana-obsessed car collectors
Grunge rock legend Kurt Cobain's old van, which he drove to and from shows, goes on sale for $150,000. [Death + Taxes]

Finding the missing link
Scientists announce that they are close to finally proving the existence of the elusive "god particle," which would help explain many of the universe's lingering mysteries. [Discovery News

Kids being kids
The French government calls for a ban on child beauty pageants, as well as prohibitions on padded bras and high heels for young girls. [Jezebel]

BAD DAY FOR: 

Hoosiers
During an emotional press conference, beloved Hall-of-Fame-bound quarterback Peyton Manning is officially cut from the Indianapolis Colts. Manning will likely sign with a new team. [BuzzFeed]

Naming that tune
The PA system at a Kazakh ski festival accidentally plays Ricky Martin's "Livin' La Vida Loca" instead of the national anthem. [The Daily What]

LiLo's self esteem
Paparazzi mistake 66-year-old Blondie singer Debby Harry for 25-year-old starlet Lindsay Lohan. [Newser]

For more winners and losers see: Good day, bad day: March 6, 2012

 

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