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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Saturday, April 29
The Chicago News Cooperative has Alderman Lona Lane back at her seemingly otherworldly need to ban the raising of live chickens, this time only seeking approval of the ban in her home ward.