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Old 06-17-2004, 01:32 PM
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The last two weekends we've had 2 Offshore racing events, one of them a national. Can you guess how many articles were in the Detroit Freepress about them ? ZERO ! I'm guessing that the local community papers (Algonac,Port Huron) had articles , I hope.
I was so ticked after the Algonac race I emailed the sports section of the Freepress. I pointed out the local tie in's (Reliable transport, Let's Play, I know there is more) and gave them a heads up on the Port Huron race.
Still nothing in the paper. In a state that calls itself the "winter/water" wonderland and one that supposedly has the highest number of registered boats in the country , the local Offshore races aren't news worthy ?
Sorry about the rant but it just pisses me off !
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See ya Saturday, Bring some extra ear plugs No boating this weekend...fast cars turning left this weekend
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Maybe Mitch,
My parents went up to the cabin last tuesday, and the old man said see you in 2 weeks. I think he totally forgot about this weekend. Can you imagine that ....pimped by my own dad ! He's got til tommorrow then I will call Rob. if he already has the tickets then Dad will be billed.
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Your in Detroit?
Just start a fire in protest.
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The last two weekends we've had 2 Offshore racing events, one of them a national. Can you guess how many articles were in the Detroit Freepress about them ? ZERO ! I'm guessing that the local community papers (Algonac,Port Huron) had articles , I hope.
I was so ticked after the Algonac race I emailed the sports section of the Freepress. I pointed out the local tie in's (Reliable transport, Let's Play, I know there is more) and gave them a heads up on the Port Huron race.
Still nothing in the paper. In a state that calls itself the "winter/water" wonderland and one that supposedly has the highest number of registered boats in the country , the local Offshore races aren't news worthy ?
Sorry about the rant but it just pisses me off !
Are you kidding me? Why would they waste paper on a boat race? Don't you know they need all the extra print room they can to get to bash Bush?

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