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

Hey, did you read:

• About the latest report—this one from the federal government—showing that climate change is already having an impact on sea levels, severe weather, food production, and the economy? Mick Dumke

• About the “Robin Hooders” working to liberate a New Hampshire town against its will? Tony Adler

• That Hot Doug’s is closing? Luca Cimarusti

• About the cassette tape that can hold more than 64,000,000 songs? Brianna Wellen

• That lack of fan support will cause Packer territory to lose its century-old symphony orchestra? Deanna Isaacs

• That the NFL and NBA ought to start their own minor leagues, so that athletes who want to play football and basketball professionally don’t have to first pretend to go to college? Steve Bogira

• About the campaign to get Norm MacDonald to host the Late Late Show on CBS? Tal Rosenberg

• Or watch the interview revealing the one condition that could keep Jack Bauer (Kiefer Sutherland), the protagonist of 24, out of Chicago? Lisa Schulz