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Urban Exile: A View From the Bottom

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by B. Mann It’s morning.  I think of what day it is.  God, please let it not be the 15th.  I don’t have the money for the payroll taxes.  Oh wait… did I pay the truck? Shit!  I didn’t pay the truck.   I hope that check comes today.  It’s Wednesday and we need it for payroll.   And it’s mortgage week.  Oh God, if we […]

September 25th, 2012 | Posted in Columns,Featured,Urban Exile | Read More »

Michigan County Clerk’s Campaign Finance Flubs Explained—Kinda

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by P.D. Lesko Washtenaw County Clerk Lawrence Kestenbaum is a Democrat. He sat on the Ingham County Board of Commissioners from 1983–1988, and was a Washtenaw County Commissioner from 2000–02. In 2004, he was elected as the Washtenaw County Clerk/Register of Deeds, the first Democrat in that position in 72 years. On September 11, 2012 A2Politico revealed that Washtenaw County Clerk […]

September 24th, 2012 | Posted in Elections,Featured,Politics | Read More »

Michigan County Clerk Fails to File His Own Campaign Finance Disclosure Form

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Politicos who miss campaign finance deadlines often make headlines. How politicos handle their own campaign finances is seen as a relevant gauge to determine how honest and responsible they’ll be if put in charge of taxpayer money and resources. In Vermont, the state’s Democratic Party Chair generated significant media interest after several GOP candidates there […]

September 11th, 2012 | Posted in County Politics,Elections,Featured,Politics | Read More »

American Journalism Review Asks, “How Has AnnArbor.com Worked?” Answer: It Has Had A “Terrible Effect On The City”

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Charles R. Eisendrath directs the Knight-Wallace Fellows program in journalism at the University of Michigan. He’s a former Washington and foreign correspondent for Time magazine. Suffice it to say that Eisendrath has not shied away from opportunities to smack around Advance Publications and AnnArbor.com in the national media. First he told the New York Times in July […]

September 3rd, 2012 | Posted in Featured,Media | Read More »

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