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Ypsilanti Immigration Interview: Erika Nelson

Earlier this winter, on one of our small Occupy Ypsi marches around the city, I met a woman by the name of Erika. She’d apparently been living here in Ypsi for a few years, but, somehow, our paths had never crossed, even though we had several friends in common. Well, over the course of the […]

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The first episode of Dreamland Tonight is now available online

I’m on my way out to a meeting to discuss the second episode of Dreamland Tonight, but, before I go, I want to share this video of the first episode. I don’t know how well it translates to this format, but hopefully you’ll find something to like about it… And don’t be discouraged by the […]

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Ypsi school closings, part II

Our conversation last week on the very real possibility that more Ypsilanti public schools may close was so fruitful, that I thought the subject warranted another thread. Here, to get the ball rolling, is a quick update on the situation from my friend Maria Cotera, whose daughter attends Chapelle elementary, one of the schools most […]

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Water Street Redevelopment Project Updates and Discussion

There’s a meeting coming up next week to discuss the “future expectations” of Ypsilanti’s infamous Water Street development. I’m tempted to make a smart-assed remark, but, truth is, there isn’t much the City can do at this point. No one in their right mind is going to invest in new construction in Michigan right now. […]

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