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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A former alderman and a former Streets and Sanitation commissioner, both of whom were convicted on felony corruption charges, are running for the same spot on the Cook County Board (which was vacated by a politician who's now doing jail time).

 
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