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Did you read about the Navajo Nation, group sex parties, and Bill Simmons?

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Bill Simmons: Suspended for saying what everyone else was already thinking.
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  • Bill Simmons: Suspended for saying what everyone else was already thinking.

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

Hey, did you read:

• About the federal government's $554 million settlement with the Navajo Nation? John Dunlevy

• That local taxpayers spend millions of dollars a year prosecuting people for such small amounts of cocaine and heroin that the cases are dismissed? Mick Dumke

ProPublica's fact-check of Senator Dianne Feinstein's claim about the assault weapons ban? Steve Bogira

• About the guy who confessed to a 1997 murder because unsolicited text messages from Walmart's pharmacy totally wigged him out? Gwynedd Stuart

• About the death of the .300 hitter? Steve Bogira

• About the standards and organizational structures—and the benefits therein—of group sex parties? Drew Hunt

• That ESPN suspended Grantland editor in chief Bill Simmons for three weeks for having an actual opinion and calling NFL commissioner Roger Goodell a liar? Kevin Warwick

• That Urban Outfitters claims it's the world's biggest vinyl seller? Leor Galil

• Matmos member Drew Daniel's 13 reasons why he won't pick his 13 favorite records? Tal Rosenberg

• Four rankings of "America's Worst Colleges"? John Dunlevy

• About Law & Order: Special Victims Unit's increasingly lurid plotlines? Tal Rosenberg

• About the couple who got married while waiting in the Hot Doug's line yesterday? Molly Raskin

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