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Let It Rip Weekend: Beckmann Controversy, Residency Requirements & Les Gold

Let It Rip Weekend: Beckmann Controversy, Residency Requirements & Les Gold

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On this episode, Deadline Detroit's Jeff Wattrick and former State Rep. Rocky Raczkowski join us to discuss the firestorm surrounding WJR's Frank Beckmann.  Some are calling for the U of M to fire him as the voice of Wolverine Football after the conservative talk show defended PGA Golfer Sergio Garcia's fried chicken comment about Tiger Woods.  They also discuss the growing climate of political correctness across the country.

Next, Karen Dumas talks about the benefits of a new proposal to require new City of Detroit employees to live inside the city limits for a period of 7 years.  Rocky Raczkowski sticks around for that conversation, because when he was in the State House in 1999, he helped repeal residency requirements.

Plus, Les Gold from the hit series "Hardcore Pawn" offers his thoughts about fixing Detroit and his experiences running one of the most well known businesses in the world.  He also has a new book coming out called "For What It's Worth."

Les is signing his new book at his store, American Jewelry and Loan on June 22nd beginning at 5 p.m.

Tickets are $35 per person and include:
-Exclusive access to meet-and-greet event with Les, Seth, and Ashley
-Personalized copy of the book (personalized copies are NOT available anywhere before this date) 
-$20 in-store credit at American Jewelry and Loan
-Discounts on Hardcore Pawn Gear

-FREE 8x10 photo of Les

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