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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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Tuesday, January 19

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CPS head Jean-Claude Brizard has proposed a 2.4 percent property tax hike to help cover the school budget, as well as a longer school day; not surprisingly, not everyone's excited. Brizard was on WBEZ last night answering callers' questions about the tax and everything else.

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