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Mayor Amanda Edmonds, Sheriff Jerry Clayton, Superintendent Ben Edmondson, community activist Jeannette Hadden, and local teen Justin Thomas discuss plans to empower kids and curb youth violence in Ypsilanti, and the lovely, fuzzy, power pop of Minihorse …on this weekend’s Saturday Six Pack

This weekend on the Saturday Six Pack we’ll be discussing Ypsilanti’s recent wave of teen violence with Mayor Amanda Edmonds, Washtenaw County Sheriff Jerry Clayton, Superintendent of Ypsilanti Community Schools Dr. Benjamin Edmondson, community activist Jeannette Hadden, and local high school student Justin Thomas, who will be representing the teen organization Dedicated to Make a […]

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Now we know the names of the men whose graves we just walked on in Jamestown

Earlier this month, the family and I loaded up the car and drove south to Savannah, Georgia, making stops along the way at a number of significant historical sites. Among other places of interest, we visited Colonial Williamsburg, the site of the Wright Brothers’ first flight, and the “lost colony” of Roanoke. My favorite stop […]

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Everything you think you know about my grilled ham and cheese sandwich is wrong!

I know there should be an article to accompany this image, but I only have so much time per week to devote to meme parody… But I don’t guess that it matters. The important thing is that you followed the link from Facebook, not that you liked what you found when you got here. h, […]

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Wagering beers with Ypsi’s new superintendent, fighting with my daughter, and talking about Blackbeard with a young radical …on episode 22 of The Saturday Six Pack

We tried something new this past episode of the Saturday Six Pack. We cranked the heat in the studio to 120-degrees, nailed the door shut, and watched as our guests slowly melted into their chairs… If you listen closely, you can hear it happening. What starts with tiny droplets of sweat falling gently onto our […]

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Kepler-452b

Oddly enough, this has absolutely nothing to do with the recent shootings in the neighborhood. I just think that maybe it’s time to pack up the family like Dr. John Robinson and head off into some quiet corner of the universe, away from people. I know William Shatner says “It’s lonely out in space,” but, […]

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