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Good day, bad day: June 15, 2012
The Army debuts an endearing cupcake-shooting tank, while a Connecticut man makes a sadly trivial 911 call — and more winners and losers of today's news cycle
 
Rep. Lisa Brown Mich., has been reprimanded by House Republicans for using the word "vagina": Brown responded by saying, "If I can't say the word vagina, why are we legislating vaginas?"
Rep. Lisa Brown Mich., has been reprimanded by House Republicans for using the word "vagina": Brown responded by saying, "If I can't say the word vagina, why are we legislating vaginas?"
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GOOD DAY FOR:

Weapons of mass deliciousness
The U.S. Army celebrates its 237th birthday with a cupcake-shooting tank. [GlobalPost]

Moving to the sticks

A new report finds that parents in rural areas spend 20 percent less to raise a child than urban families do. [The Daily]

A forever-young fish
The goldfish a British man won when he was 4 years old is still alive and swimming for its owner's 28th birthday. [Discovery News]

BAD DAY FOR:

Coping quietly with culinary disappointment
A man calls 911 after a deli gets his sandwich order wrong and ignores his request for a "lot of mayonnaise." [Gothamist]

Anatomical correctness
A Michigan lawmaker is banned from the House floor after she uses the word "vagina" while criticizing an anti-abortion bill. [New York]

Nurturing the young
Jimmy Kimmel hooks a young boy up to a fake lie detector and gets him to spill his secrets on live television. [Business Insider]

For more winners and losers see: Good day, bad day: June 14, 2012 

 

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