Gapers Block has ceased publication.

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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Sunday, August 7

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If you've ever been in a federal office, you've probably seen a Chicago Lighthouse clock. The 99-year-old company employs blind and vision-impaired people in Chicago to make clocks and, more recently, wall planners, thermometers and printer ribbons. The Wall Street Journal reports how Chicago Lighthouse is changing practices to fight the pressure from Chinese imports.

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