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An Idaho high school science teacher is being investigated for using the word “vagina” in a 10th grade biology class.

Lesson on reproduction riles parentsAn Idaho high school science teacher is being investigated by the state’s professional standards commission for using the word “vagina” in a 10th grade biology class. Parents sparked the investigation by complaining that veteran teacher Tim McDaniel discussed women’s private parts in a lesson on reproduction. “I don’t teach anything the textbook doesn’t mention,” said a puzzled McDaniel. 

Marine ordered to take down flagA U.S. Marine returned home from Iraq, only to be told that he can’t fly an American flag on his property. Hypoluxo, Fla., officials told Gregory Schaffer that the flag must come down until he gets a permit costing about $1,000 for his flag pole. “I fought for the flag, and now I’m paying for the flag,” Schaffer said.

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