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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Friday, July 1

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It was annoucned today Chicago Teachers Union president Karen Lewis will not run for mayor. She was recently hospitalized for a "serious illness" The current candidates are Frederick Collins, William Kelly, former Ald. Robert Shaw, Amara Enyia, Ald. Bob Fioretti and Mayor Rahm Emanuel.

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