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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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Monday, July 4

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Chicago Police Department's Sgt. Robert Cargie, a member of the contingent of law enforcement officials assisting with flood-stricken New Orleans: "I think the tide has turned," Cargie said. "One guy told us, 'Those punk asses ran off as soon as the real police came in' -- no offense to the New Orleans police." Hell yeah.

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