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Rodney King – 20 years, What have we learned?

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy I was nearing the end of the my surgery residency in 1992. I didn’t follow the Rodney King trial nor the violence that broke out afterward. It doesn’t seem like it was that long ago, but the internet was basically AOL, CompuServe and Prodigy. This was before world wide web protocol was released. So, the only news you got was on the 6 o’clock or 10 o’clock news. The newspapers, like today, were always behind the story. For those who don’t know the story – To millions of Americans,

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Monday Evening News Roundup

I was working really late last night and I didn’t get home until about nine o’clock this morning. I was kind of exhausted. Now, finally, I think the cobwebs have cleared… I don’t know about you, but I find it funny that Mitt Romney several Republicans have decided that they are champions of American manufacturing. Remember, Mitt Romney has made millions of dollars by dismantling American manufacturing and sending the pieces overseas. For me, one of the problems with Rick Santorum is that he doesn’t make any sense. Last week, he decided that he was going to jump on the social

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Underwater volcano, snow and things

I think the fact that scientists were able to capture the deepest underwater volcano during an erection eruption (Freudian slip :-)) is totally cool. The storm that is creeping up the East Coast slammed in Asheville at about nine o’clock this morning. I’ve lived in Asheville for about five years. It snows here. We can see two or three or even 4 inches of snow at a time. Today, in some parts of Asheville was gotten over a foot of snow. The city has ground to a halt. My drive home from the hospital which usually takes about 15-20 minutes took

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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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