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Tuesday, August 21, 2012

#527: 1999, The Mescaleros, Yalla Yalla

August 21, 2012

In my mind, there are certain people who just shouldn’t be dead. Perhaps its because their deaths were so unexpected, so unhinted at, that I feel a bit cheated, as though I’ve been personally deprived of them. John Peel is in this group, so is Bobby Moore; Robin Cook is another – but, most of […]

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USA Journal 2012 #7: Louisville

August 21, 2012

Louisville Kentucky’s 3rd congressional district Leaving Lexington, I have travelled west through the horse-breeding hills and bourbon stills of central Kentucky to the state’s largest city, on the banks of the Ohio.  I’m in Louisville. Not Louie-ville, and certainly not Lewis-ville.  It’s pronounced ‘Luhr-vul’.  When I got of the train in Cincinnati all bleary-eyed in […]

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Police Commissioners – A Crime Against Democracy

August 21, 2012

On November 15th most of us will have the chance to cast our vote for the person we want to be the Police Commissioner for our region. It’s a bloody important job – those elected will have the power to appoint and hold to account the professional Chief of Police responsible for our regional Police […]

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