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Friday, July 3

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Every year for 80 years, the Tribune ran "Injun Summer," a short story by John T. McCutcheon, about the last bit of warm weather in Fall (which we seem to be experiencing right now). In 1992, the story was retired, deemed offensive to Native Americans, but it lives on, of course, online.

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