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Friday, October 24, 2014

Did you read about the CPD, Ebola, and Taylor Swift?

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  • "The world is full of abandoned meanings. In the commonplace I find unexpected themes and intensities."

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

Hey, did you read:

• About how little the Chicago Police Department does to keep cops from shooting civilians? Aimee Levitt

• That the cops are going to start checking you for explosives at CTA stations? Gwynedd Stuart

• That the Dallas nurse who contracted Ebola no longer has the virus? Mick Dumke

• About the link between class and dental hygiene? Aimee Levitt

• About the guy who bought an alligator in remembrance of Tupac and then used it to guard his weed? Megan Thielking

• A "review" of Taylor Swift's white noise by "Don DeLillo," the author of White Noise? Tal Rosenberg

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