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Thursday, May 25, 2017

Robocop Statue Finally Headed to Detroit

Sure there are lots of reasons to love Detroit: Motown, the 1966 Shelby Mustang, the Red Wings, and KISS;  but wouldn’t a life-size statue of Detroit’s favorite son sweeten the preverbial pot? We’ll the much hyped Robocop statue is well past the fund raising phase and onto design. That’s right! They’re gonna build the damn thing!!!

  Detroitneedsrobocop.com needed to raise $50,000 by last March in order to fund construction on Wayne State University’s TechTown campus and wound up taking in $67,436 to date through its on-line campaign.

No word yet on whether the protector of  the Motor City will be sculpted riding , his now trademark, unicorn or aiming a humongous firearm at WSU college kids. 

Members of Detroit band, Insane Clown Posse, could not be reached for comment.

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