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Tuesday, July 16

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OK, maybe you do -- but not just because you passed by a Chicago Sun-Times box today, and thought that the front page text was backwards. It really was backwards -- an attempt to draw attention to a campaign to stop gun violence against children. "Turning our backs doesn't help," the paper reasoned.

 
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