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Merry Christmas from the people behind the scenes

From the garment workers of Bangladesh who died to give you those ‘everyday low prices’ you love so much at Walmart to the religious prisoners of China who made those holiday decorations you bought on Black Friday at Kmart, the slave laborers of the world wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year, […]

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Does West Willow shooting prove that Ypsi Township police are understaffed?

So, I’m reading this AnnArbor.com story about how, earlier this summer, a party in Ypsilanti Township, with some 200 people, got out of hand, resulting in a young woman being shot. It seems as though there were multiple calls to the police in advance of the shooting, from concerned neighbors who described the scene as […]

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City and Township to discuss consolidation of law enforcement services

AnnArbor.com has a story up on their site tonight about ongoing talks between the City of Ypsilanti and Ypsilanti Township on the possibility of working together to provide law enforcement services. Here’s a clip: …“This is very preliminary, we just wanted to discuss some basic issues and possible impediments that are there. Then we’ll know […]

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The perception of crime in Ypsilanti – is it warranted, and, if so, what should we do about it?

Ypsilanti figures prominently on AnnArbor.com today. I count four stories about Ypsilanti on the front page. Three are about violent crime, and one is about the mayoral debate I recently hosted at the Dreamland Theater in puppet form. First, there was the murder in the Township yesterday. It took place at 4:00 PM, in front […]

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