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  • The United States of Letterpress

    To celebrate the release of their latest limited edition memo books, Field Notes made a short documentary about The United States of Letterpress, featuring several letterpress practitioners from around the country. I ran a pedal-powered letterpress machine for a few minutes several years ago and that huge machine whizzing away right in front of me was both magical (it stamps the ink right into the paper and it’s in your hands 2 seconds later) and terrifying (the massive flywheel could have...

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  • Tigers' Gardenhire retires to focus on health

    Detroit Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire announced his retirement to focus on his health Saturday, and bench coach Lloyd McClendon will manage the team for the rest of the season.

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