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Ypsilanti’s young people pack the AM 1700 studio to speak truth to power, and the music of Soft Milk… on episode 24 of the Saturday Six Pack

This past weekend’s episode of The Saturday Six Pack, as I suspect most of you already know, started coming together earlier this summer, after the gang-related murder of 20 year old Keandre Duff, who had been shot in the head and killed just after midnight on the morning of July 12 at an Ypsilanti block […]

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The Oakwood Seed

Earlier this month, in a post about the first annual MarkMaynard.com Ypsilantian of the Year award, I mentioned several people who had been nominated for the distinction. One of those was a 9 year old girl named Juna, who publishes a small newspaper called the Oakwood Seed. She was nominated by Rob Hess, the man […]

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Tea Party summer camp

The St. Petersburg Times is reporting today that a Tampa area Tea Party group calling itself the Tampa 912 Project is offering a summer camp for kids in July. Here’s a clip from the article: …The organization, which falls under the tea party umbrella, hopes to introduce kids ages 8 to 12 to principles that […]

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My First Tat Gun

So, am I just a being an old man, or is this a really bad idea? I wonder if it comes with a little, My First Case of Hep-C prescription bottle full of candy. On the bright side, it could be worse. At least they don’t show little girls getting “tramp stamps” above their butt […]

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Richard Dawkins talks with kids about science, the universe and evolution

Here’s something nice to watch with your kids this morning, as you’re eating your cereal, sipping your coffee and filling your flasks. And, for what it’s worth, it might also be useful for those adult readers of this site, who seem to have some difficulty understanding what exactly evolution is. [Via TED, which describes it […]

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