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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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Friday, March 31

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In case you've not been following it closely, the Tribune's editorial page offers a timeline of The Stroger Stroke & Succession Show, led by the almost comical understatement, "The record suggests that [aides and family members] have misled citizens about Stroger's health." How will this saga end, and who'll be next to be called "a little poop-butt" by a power-hungry alderman? Tune in tomorrow!

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