As of January 1, 2016, Gapers Block has ceased publication. 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, April 24
According to the Illinois Department of Employment Security, the unemployment rate in December rose to 11.1% within the state. (Via the Sun-Times)