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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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Frequent Rearview contributor Craig Shimala captured lightning simultaneously striking the Sears, Trump and Hancock towers during last night's storm.

triple-strike lightning chicago

Back in 2010, Shimala caught a triple strike on video.

 
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