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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Wednesday, April 17

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Mayor Emanuel is supporting an ordinance approving a $5.5 million reparations package for victims of torture under former Chicago police commander Jon Burge. Meanwhile, the City is also paying the families of David Koschman and Laquan McDonald, as well as $350,000 for a music collection ruined by basement flooding.

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