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Wake N’ Blog For December 18th: Bust Of Frank Zappa To Be Displayed Where It Rightfully Belongs – In Front Of A Baltimore Library

wake-n-blogNFL. Indianapolis Colts 35, Jacksonville 31. Peyton Manning threw four touchdown passes as the Colts became the third 14-0 team in NFL history and extended their regular season winning streak to another NFL-record 23 games. [Yahoo!/AP]

NHL. Detroit Red Wings 3, Tampa Bay Lightning 0. Jimmy Howard stopped all 30 shots he faced to record his first career shutout. [NHL.com Scoreboard]

NBA. Miami Heat 104, Orlando Magic 86. Michael Beasley scored 22 points and Dwyane Wade added 25 points and 7 assists as Miami won their second straight game. [NBA.com Scoreboard]

Mothers of Invention! That’s crazy! A bust of the groundbreaking musician and free speech activist Frank Zappa that was originally given to the city of Baltimore (Zappa’s hometown) by his fans in Lithuania – although he never visited the country – now has a final resting place: in front of a library in Highlandtown, a working-class district of the city. Ironically, Frank’s son Dweezil is the assistant custodian at the very same library. That’s nice. [MSNBC/AP]