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.
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Wednesday, February 8

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Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, who was imprisoned yesterday for violating bond on charges related a text-message scandal, was booked again today on new, separate charges of assaulting a sherriff's deputy. Detroit journalists are wondering why Kilpatrick's Chicago-based attorney Dan Webb was nowhere to be seen in the legal fracas that ensued, although Webb maintains that Kilpatrick is still a client.

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