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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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The Financial Times profiles Chicago's mayor today, focusing on his penchant for "thinking big." Brushing off concerns about his re-election or, for that matter, that he's run out of projects about which to think big, Daley says that there's still a lot he'd like to do, including overseeing implementation of major roadworks and transit improvements made possible by the recent federal transportation bill. In a nod to Denny Hastert, John Hilkevitch reports, the bill will be signed by President Bush in Aurora later this week. After that, bring on the Circle Line!

 
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