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On the Beat: 5/3/16

Where were you when? By Jim Bucher Do you ever relive memories? You know, certain things good and bad, which are seared in your brain and clear as day? For me it was when President Reagan was shot. We were in Sarasota, Florida, on a family trip. My dad refused to turn the TV on, […]

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Conspiracy Theorist: 5/3

Another Clinton whitewash Mark Luedtke When people mistakenly believe government works in the interest of the people, they are often surprised and frustrated when it doesn’t. They attribute government’s failures to incompetence instead of reevaluating their viewpoint. Fox News Contributor Judge Andrew Napolitano is going through that right now trying to understand why Hillary Clinton […]

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The Docket: 5/3/16

Dayton’s police blotter, reported verbatim By Amanda Dee Breaking up is hard to do A woman was working her shift at a grocery store. Once her shift ended, she returned to her car only to learn someone had broken into it and stolen her wallet. The suspect had opened one of her rear passenger windows, […]

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Conspiracy Theorist: 4/26

The stupidest war Mark Luedtke At least so far, the Syrian war has to be our rulers’ stupidest war ever. Several recent reports highlight nobody knows who’s on whose side. Aranews.net reports, “Local activists confirmed that a number of Islamist factions, backed by Turkish artillery shelling, were able to deter an SDF-led offensive on their […]

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Vitality Check: 4/26/16

Heeeeeere’s Rocco! By Rocco Castellano What’s up b–ches? I’m back! I know all of you were wondering where I went … and the reason I know this is because I, as well as my editor, was inundated with calls and emails asking, “where the hell I had gone.” Now you don’t have to worry your […]

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On the Beat: 4/26/16

The ‘behind the scenes boys’ By Jim Bucher OK, you’re seeing a show at the Victoria or Schuster and it’s a masterpiece of sound and light, absolutely wonderful, perfection. It’s so engrossing you forget sometimes it’s just a show. That means the folks behind the scenes are doing their jobs flawlessly. There are two longtime […]

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The Docket: 4/26/16

Dayton’s police blotter, reported verbatim By Amanda Dee Off-roading A man called in and reported his fence damaged by a neighbor—and the victim highly suspects “the neighbor had purposefully run into his fence using an ATV or a four wheeler of some sort.” When officers examined the fence, they confirmed it was indeed damaged, with […]

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On the Beat: 4/19/16

Alcohol versus pot: the debate continues By Jim Bucher During a recent conversation with my boss/publisher Paul Noah on the alcohol versus marijuana debate, he asked, “Why do fights break out at Metallica concerts where copious amounts of alcohol are consumed and at a Phish concert, more the cannabis crowd, many babies are born nine […]

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Busted?

So you’ve been caught with an ounce of pot on your way home—now what? By Brice Keller What happens when you’re busted with an ounce of marijuana? Let’s say you are leaving a friend’s house and you have marijuana in your car. You are driving down the highway and are pulled over for speeding or […]

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Conspiracy Theorist: 4/19

Sham democracy By Mark Luedtke New York Times writer Jeremy W. Peters might soon be looking for work after timidly telling the truth about the US political system. “When it comes to nominating presidential candidates, it turns out the world’s foremost democracy is not so purely democratic,” he wrote. That’s an understatement. Anybody surprised by […]

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Seed you there!

40 years of Troy’s Strawberry Festival (a berry good year!) By Emma Jarman Forty years ago, a small group of […]

On Your Marc: 5/24/16

A passing brush with No. 1 Bush By Marc Katz There’s a fascination with being No. 1, and since I’m […]

Vitality Check: 5/24/16

WTF: Genetically modified mosquitoes By Rocco Castellano This week’s column is going to sound like it’s coming right out of […]

On Your Marc: 5/17/16

Some moments at Hara By Marc Katz I can spin a funny story about this now. but in 1996 it […]

Sew what?

I Make Things Because I Must explores the value of homemade at YSAC By Jimaur Calhoun Sometimes in art, a […]

Vitality Check: 5/17/16

Estrogen: the enemy among us By Rocco Castellano About a year ago, I wrote a column called “Soy Meets World” […]