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Marion Jones – How the mighty have fallen

Marion Jones, the Olympic sprinter, was on the top of the world. She was in American Express and Gatorade commercials. She was cashing in on her fame and her good looks. All of that has changed in the last several months. Her endorsements dried up as allegations of steroid usage began to grow louder and louder. Recently she was found to have taken a banned substance and was stripped of her 5 gold medals. She has just plead guilty to lying to investigators on a check fraud scheme. She has been sentenced to 6 months in jail. How terribly sad. ————-

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Quincy Jones – I'll be Good to you

It is hard to know where to start in discussing this song.  In the mid-70’s, Quincy Jones had found a couple of guys, brothers, George and Louis Johnson.  George had an interesting voice and played the guitar.  Louis has a new way to play the bass.  He got a funky sound out of the bass that had not really been heard before.  They became the Brother Johnson.  On their debut album, yes they had albums back then, was this cool tune called I’ll Be Good To You.   This tune became their first hit.  It also proved that Quincy Jones could find

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.

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The Thirteeneth Juror

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