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Another daytime shooting has some people thinking twice about being in Ypsilanti

I didn’t think I’d be posting about downtown gunshots again so soon, but apparently there were more this afternoon. According to police reports, several shots were fired in a parking lot off of Ballard, near the intersection with Cross, right behind Golden Wall, less than a block away where a drive-by shooting took place earlier […]

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Stay inside, Ypsilanti

By all appearances, we’re under martial law right now in Ypsilanti. I’m not sure what’s up, but the roads are all blocked and sirens are blaring. Judging from what I’m reading on social media, and the thumping bass beneath the wail of the sirens, I think we’ve been attacked by the gay. At least that’s […]

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Celebrate Unfuck the World Day with a community potluck on Water Steet

This Saturday evening, between 4:00 and 7:00, Bee Roll and I will be hosting a potluck at the Art Hut on Water Street Commons to both raise donations for Ozone House in honor of Unfuck the World Day, and start a conversation about what we as Ypsilantians can do to help put Vermont Senator Bernie […]

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Armed bikers to descend on Arizona mosque, draw offensive cartoons of Mohammed

Those of you weren’t alive in the ’80s probably won’t get the reference, but there was a commercial that used to play all of he time on television for Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups in which a man, strutting down the street, eating a chocolate bar, turns a corner and runs right into a young woman […]

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“Do they not have dive bars and strip clubs in Waco?”

I know that it’s terrible that nine people lost their lives yesterday, and there are probably any number of serious topics that we could discuss related to the prevalence gang violence and the like, but, looking at the photos coming in from Waco last night, all I could think about was how odd that it […]

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