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Teen violence in Ypsilanti brings “savage inequality” into focus

It must be because I’ve been out of town for the past few weeks, but it didn’t even occur to me, when I posted last night about this new epidemic of youth violence we’re experiencing in Ypsilanti, to look at it through the lens of our relationship with Ann Arbor. While I noted in my […]

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Building bridges between the people of Ypsilanti and the police, vomiting cheese sticks, southern transplants, the music of Modern Lady Fitness and Blake Elliott, and ‘Two Gays and a Jew’ …on episode 17 of The Saturday Six Pack

There was a lot to like about this last episode of the Saturday Six Pack, which began with an original composition by Modern Lady Fitness that included more obscure, inside references than Glass Onion. [They not only sang about Brigid’s fancy lady parts, which, for some reason, are often a topic of conversation on the […]

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Community policing post Ferguson, Modern Lady Fitness, and running for your life in Ypsilanti… on this weekend’s edition of The Saturday Six Pack

As the owner of AM 1700 has apparently made a deal to rent out the entire station next weekend for a “Golden Age of Radio” themed bat mitzvah, this will be our last show for a while. So, if I were you, I’d be sure to tune in this Saturday evening, when I’ll be joined […]

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