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September 1, 1983: MLB debuts for Dodger trio

By Mark Langill

On this date in 1983, a trio of Dodger rookies made their Major League debuts  — pitcher Orel Hershiser, first baseman Sid Bream and outfielder R. 219 more words

History

Zantigo, RIP


I saw this outside an old drive-in store in Semour, west of Tazewell on Hwy 33 in Claiborne County TN.  I don’t normally take pix of plastic signs, but this one looked interesting.  32 more words

RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company's Office Bldg

A-22 Night Scene, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company’s Office Bldg,. Winston – Salem, N.C.

Founded by R.J. Reynolds in 1875 and is the second largest tobacco company in the US. 61 more words

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The Big Question Is.... Who Funds E-Cig Research?

On Wednesday, the New England Journal of Medicine released the results of a study on electronic cigarettes and the vapor they produce.  In a nutshell, the study found that vaping e-juice at the highest voltage (5.0 volts), produced formaldehyde releasing agents ( 596 more words

Current Events

A Happier 9/11

Every year at Dodger Thoughts, I would run this remembrance of the September 11, 1983 game at Dodger Stadium that was, at least until 2006’s 4+1 game (four homers in the ninth, one on the 10th), the most incredible game in Dodger Stadium history. 22 more words

History

A Chavez for here and now

For many migrant farmworkers, things haven’t changed much since the 1970s when the legendary activist Cesar Chavez co-founded, with Dolores Huerta, the union known today as the United Farm Workers. 1,090 more words

Farmworkers

R. J. Reynolds and the $23.6 billion verdict

The fallout from the $23.6 billion dollar verdict against R.J. Reynolds tobacco company that Ms. Cynthia Robinson recently won for her husband, Michael Johnson’s death from smoking should make the owners and operators of casinos and their allies, including our elected public officials take notice. 338 more words