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.
 Thank you for your readership and contributions. 

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Tuesday, July 16

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The first real spring weekend of the year saw gun violence all over the city. Police are investigating at least 31 shootings, 6 of them fatalities. Head cop Jody Weis blamed the weather, gangs, and easy access to assault weapons.

 
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