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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The good news: Ford will add 1200 new jobs at its South Side factory as it ramps up production of its new Explorer SUV. The bad news: Most of those jobs will be at a much lower wage with fewer benefits than before.

 
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