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Good day, bad day: September 20, 2012

A Florida man saves his dog from an alligator, while vegans are irate over Starbucks charging them for soy milk — and more winners and losers of today's news cycle

GOOD DAY FOR:

Getting the West Wing voteA Michigan Supreme Court candidate whose sister appeared on 48 episodes of The West Wing somehow convinces the show's cast to reunite for her campaign ad. [The Daily What]

One-upping ColbertAfter Stephen Colbert ridicules USA Today's confounding new logo design, America's newspaper needles the comedian by printing a logo featuring Spongebob Squarepants in the Pentagon with a Dorito — a reference to a joke Colbert made on the show. [HyperVocal]

Channeling your inner Steve IrwinA Florida grandfather living in a retirement community saves his terrier's life by literally wrestling the dog free from the jaws of an alligator. [Death & Taxes]

BAD DAY FOR:

CollegialityA verbal altercation between two flight attendants delays a flight bound for Washington, D.C., for four hours. [Gothamist]

Vegan coffee fiendsVegans and other soy milk enthusiasts are up in arms after Starbucks starts charging rewards program members for soy milk and syrup — extras that were once free. [Business Insider]

Peaceful commutesCiting the freedom of speech, a judge rules that 10 New York subway stations must display ads bearing offensive, anti-Muslim messages. [Newser]

For more winners and losers see: Good day, bad day: September 19, 2012 

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