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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Monday, May 16

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The Emanuel administration is challenging the 2010 census count for Chicago, claiming that as many as 2,350 residents were missed. Since each resident earns the City around $1,200 a year in federal funding, adding even that few people to the 2,695,598 estimated population would mean an extra $2.8 million a year.

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