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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Mayor Bilandic's defeat wasn't solely due to the Blizzard of '79 -- the plow blade was already falling thanks to 9 inches of snow already on the ground the week before, and a series of other PR blunders.

 
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