As of January 1, 2016, Gapers Block has ceased publication. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
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Monday, March 27
You didn't happen to buy an Illinois Lotto ticket in south suburban Frankfort last year with the numbers 14, 23, 24, 36, 37 and 50, did you? 'Cause if you did, you just lost $14 million.