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Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
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Tuesday, April 23

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Alderman Virginia Rugai has proposed an ordinance banning pit bulls and pit bull mixes within the city limits. If the ordinance passes, dog owners would have 30 days to get rid of their pets. An online petition has been created that will be sent to Mayor Daley urging him to veto the proposal should it come to him.

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