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Did you read about Google Street View, Van Gogh's ear, and Oderus Ungerus?

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Hey, did you read:

• That the Chicago Sun-Times has withdrawn and apologized for an op-ed piece in which pundit Kevin D. Williamson called transgender actress Laverne Cox an "effigy of a woman"? Tony Adler

• More on Rahm's bright idea—attracting tourists with a "world-class lighting installation"—and conservationists' dim view of it? Steve Bogira

• That one in five restaurant employees work with norovirus symptoms? Brianna Wellen

• About which parts of the country have more bars than grocery stores? Mick Dumke

• About the "murder" caught by Google Street View? Drew Hunt

• That an east-coast grocery store chain is changing the cheese game by bringing the art of affinage (the process of aging cheese) in-house? Jessica Cohn

• About the falling out between Jonathan Hoefler and Tobias Frere-Jones of the Hoefler & Frere-Jones type foundry, now Hoefler & Co.? John Dunlevy

• About the confirmed cause of death of Dave Brockie, aka Oderus Urungus? Luca Cimarusti

• About the live model of Van Gogh's ear? Ben Sachs

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