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Remembering Karl Pohrt, the man behind Ann Arbor’s Shaman Drum

Late last week, Karl Pohrt, the driving force behind Ann Arbor’s historic Shaman Drum book shop, passed away at the age of 65 after a long battle with thyroid cancer. Having been an admirer of his work over the years, I’d wanted to mention his passing on the site, and offer up a place for people […]

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Borders to liquidate in spite of experienced, well-compensated management

I don’t have much to say about this, but I wanted to put something up here, on the front page, in case people wanted to discuss the fact that Borders, unable to find a buyer, is liquidating. In real numbers, that means: • 10,700 people, 450 of whom work in Ann Arbor, will lose their jobs […]

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