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This afternoon, the Gulf Coast League Red Sox took on the GCL Rays. The Sox’ starting center fielder, Shaq Green-Thompson, had a rough day, going 0-for-5 with five strikeouts. Yesterday, Green-Thompson pinch hit, and struck out in his only appearance.

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A weird day for quakes? Well, not really. Lost in the hullabaloo about the quake in Virginia was the fact that there were about 90 others across the U.S.
Photo: Evacuated workers on a downtown sidewalk in Washington, D.C. View more photos at the gallery. Credit: J. Scott Applewhite / Associated Press

latimes:

A weird day for quakes? Well, not really. Lost in the hullabaloo about the quake in Virginia was the fact that there were about 90 others across the U.S.

Photo: Evacuated workers on a downtown sidewalk in Washington, D.C. View more photos at the gallery. Credit: J. Scott Applewhite / Associated Press

(Source: Los Angeles Times, via npr)

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"West coasters laughing at the east coast over the earthquake panic….just remember we’ve seen how you react to half an inch of snow."

— me

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cheatsheet:


Martin Luther King Jr. was white.
That, at least, is the strong impression given by the monumental new sculpture of King being unveiled to the public today in Washington, followed Sunday by its grand presidential dedication. The builders of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial say that they were looking for stone with the right Washington vibe, but they ended up choosing granite with a striking resemblance to pale, freckled skin.

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cheatsheet:

Martin Luther King Jr. was white.

That, at least, is the strong impression given by the monumental new sculpture of King being unveiled to the public today in Washington, followed Sunday by its grand presidential dedication. The builders of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial say that they were looking for stone with the right Washington vibe, but they ended up choosing granite with a striking resemblance to pale, freckled skin.

Read more.