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Did you read about a downtown shooting, cryogenic preservation, and Harry Potter?

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Reader staffers share stories that fascinate, amuse, or inspire us.

Hey, did you read:

• About the shooting at the Bank of America building in the Loop this morning? Tal Rosenberg

• About the many complaints filed against notoriously corrupt cops Keith Herrera and Jerome Finnigan and the little-to-no action that was taken by the police department? Kevin Warwick

• Nicholas Kristof on car control and gun control? ("As we've learned to treat cars intelligently, we've gone in the opposite direction with guns.") Steve Bogira

• That cryogenic preservation—putting a living person into deep freeze—is the new frontier between life and death? Aimee Levitt

• This profile of Zhang Tiesheng, a former hero of the Cultural Revolution turned multimillionaire businessman? Ben Sachs

• That the influential filmmaker and video essayist Harun Farocki has passed away at 70? Ben Sachs

• That Harry Potter may create more tolerant kids? Will Greenberg

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