Adam Dunn: Hes a pitcher now.

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

Hey, did you read:

• About efforts to save Syrian cultural artifacts from destruction in the civil war? Aimee Levitt

• About the difficulty the Obama administration has had building a national high-speed rail system? Tal Rosenberg

• Rep. Jan Shakowsky on living for a week on minimum wage? Tony Adler

• That the San Antonio Spurs have hired the NBA’s first female assistant coach? Mick Dumke

• About how the Bears turned around their offense? Tal Rosenberg

• That Adam Dunn’s relief pitching last night kept the White Sox within two touchdowns and a field goal? Steve Bogira

• That brand-new Cub Javier Baez came through with the game-clinching home run in the 12th inning of his first major-league outing? Deanna Isaacs

• About the enduring appeal of Weird Al Yankovic? Aimee Levitt