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Critic’s Corner: What’s on TV tonight

Punkin Chunkin 2012 8 p.m., Science

And the Lord of the Gourd is. . . I know you’re all on the edge of your seats, waiting to find out who wins this year’s World Championship Punkin Chunkin for hurling a pumpkin with the help of a device. The current world record, now certified by the Guinness World Records, is 5,545.43 feet, which was achieved with a pneumatic cannon.

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