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Did you read about poverty, Lindsay Lohan, and the Bulls?

Posted By on 06.27.14 at 01:11 PM

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Hey, did you read:

• That 80 percent of people identifying as conservative believe that the poor "have it easy"? Mick Dumke

• About child poverty in the United States? Drew Hunt

• That the poor are more susceptible to drugs because there are so few other affordable pleasures in their neighborhoods? Steve Bogira

• How Detroit public schools are also exploring charters? Will Greenberg

• That, based on U.S. Census data, the fastest-growing metro area in the States is a Florida retirement community? Kate Schmidt

• That Google, Parsons, Pratt, SVU, and Cooper Union, among others, have created an experimental design school? Lucy Wang

• About the launch of Inland magazine, a new midwest-focused online and print publication that examines heartland identity in the 21st century? Kerry Cardoza

• That Lindsay Lohan will make her stage debut this fall in David Mamet's Speed-the-Plow? Tony Adler

• That the Bulls traded up in last night's NBA Draft to select Doug McDermott, the fifth-highest scorer in NCAA Division I history? Tal Rosenberg

• That the Icelandic National Registry does not acknowledge the name Harriet? Ben Sachs

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