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Did you read about Gawker, Dodd-Frank, and the Munichans?

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The act that regulated Wall Street turns five
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Reader staffers share stories that fascinate, alarm, amuse, or inspire us.

Hey, did you read:

• That Gawker's top editors resigned after the company's managing partnership voted to remove a controversial post? Jake Malooley

• That Chicago's Independent Police Review Authority fired an investigator who concluded that police were at fault in several shootings of civilians? Mick Dumke

• About the long-term effects of rape, including PTSD, alcoholism, and drug addiction, and more about why victims don't report? Aimee Levitt

• About the fifth anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, Obama's most unsung but perhaps most important act as president? Drew Hunt

• That construction has begun on a stretch of Argyle Street in Uptown that promises to turn it "into a European-style plaza boulevard where pedestrians, bicyclists and motor vehicles must learn to co-exist in one wide, curb-less lane"? Ryan Smith

• That there's another Republican running for president! (In case you were wondering, it's Ohio Governor John Kasich.) Mick Dumke

• About people who spend their lives outwitting airlines and traveling around the world for free? Tal Rosenberg

• About the Munichans, Europe's "Indianist" subculture? Drew Hunt

• This sorta sketchy report that says ISIS might be using bomb-strapped 'suicide chickens'? Tyler Daswick


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