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Kalamazoo Fretboard Festival
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Pictures From The Kalamazoo Fretboard Festival

This weekend I checked out the 2017 Kalamazoo Fretboard Festival at the Kalamazoo Valley Museum.  Tons of amazing stringed instruments, workshops and performances were enjoyed.  

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2013 Consumer Electronics Show Highlights Newest Technology
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The Sound Michiganders Make Instead Of Saying Excuse Me

Somebody from another part of the country brought to my attention the other day that we Michiganders make a sound when we have to get past someone or accidentally bump into someone other than saying 'excuse me.' Or when something bad or awkward happens.  See if you've found yourself saying the word "ope".  That's right "ope".

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Google Maps Street View
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Golden Ticket Giveaway Rescheduled

Due to technical difficulties, the drawing for the State Theater Golden Ticket will be moved to Monday, March 6th at 7:20am. We apologize for any inconvenience...

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Sonos And Blue Note Records Celebrate 75 Years Of Jazz Music And The Launch Of The Blue Note Limited Edition Sonos Speaker At The Iconic Capitol Records Tower In Hollywood
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The Bluesmobile Talks New Rolling Stones Album With Don Was

Late last year the Rolling Stones released, "Blue And Lonesome" their first album in over ten years.  This Weekend the Bluesmobile will feature the new album and chat with producer Don Was.

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Time For A Roundabout Rules Refresher

Ok...So...I figured by now everybody has had a chance to get used to the new roundabouts that we use on a regular basis.  For me, the 2 on Sprinkle Rd and I94 are my most traveled.  Then there's the one at Miham and 12th in Portage.  Maybe it's just me but I think people should've figured them out by now.  But in case you or someone you know hasn't, here are some basis common sense rules to follow...

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Dean Treml/ Getty Images
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Best Places In Kalamazoo to Enjoy Seafood for Lent

Restaurants in Kalamazoo have put seafood in the spotlight for Lent. Here are some of the best places to get it and save a few bucks?

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KVCC's Ka-Leah Ryan (Photo courtesy of KVCC)
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KVCC Lady Cougars Roll To 6th Straight Championship

The Kalamazoo Valley Comm. College Lady Cougars Basketball team cruised to their sixth consecutive MCCAA Western Conference Championship, Monday night with a 98-62 blowout of Lansing Comm. College.

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Kalamazoo's Country via YouTube
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Battle Creek Fat Tire Bike Race Proves Biking Can Be Fun All Year Round [Video]

Beginning bikers, kids, experienced bikers and spectators all had a great time at Battle Creek's Fat Fest Relays bike race.

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Open Letter: When Businesses Refuse Service

 

A post on Facebook caught my attention just now:

A Jewish Deli wouldn’t

lose their business

for refusing to serve you

a ham & cheese sandwich.

 

A Muslim caterer wouldn’t

lose their business for refusing to

serve a tenderloin lunch

at a Pork Producers Convention.

 

An Atheist baker wouldn’t

lose their business

for refusing to provide a

Christmas cake decorated

with the nativity scene.

 

Yet Christian businesses

are being forced

to throw away

their religious beliefs

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Harz Region, Known For Witches, Celebrates Walpurgis Night
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Witches Want My Apology

It never ceases to amaze me how sensitive so many have become.  Political correctness has given way to outright outrage at every little thing.  A vast majority of otherwise normal human beings have taken to whining and complaining for the sake of whining and complaining.

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