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

Hey, did you read:

• This succinct graphic explaining the Ebola virus? Tal Rosenberg

• How former top aides to President Obama are now working against teachers’ unions? Mick Dumke

• That millions raised by Move America Forward, on behalf of “our brave men and women in the armed forces,” seem to be going instead to the men behind the group and to conservative PACs? Steve Bogira

• Which states have the highest percentage of residents who smoke pot? Mick Dumke

• About the Dreamer activist who had an awkward/hilarious/revealing exchange with Rand Paul and Steve King? Drew Hunt

• About how the caviar black market came to the Ozarks? Mike Sula

• About the most disastrous typos in Western history? Aimee Levitt

• That the five-year-old who was a mayor in Minnesota lost reelection? Will Greenberg

• About the summer music festival bubble? Philip Montoro

• About the guy who got bitten by another guy at Lollapalooza? Gwynedd Stuart

• About 19 records that influenced LA rapper-producer DJ Quik? Tal Rosenberg

• That “chillax” and “bromance” are now in the Scrabble dictionary? Brianna Wellen

• About the hotel that fined brides for negative Yelp reviews left by their wedding guests? Brianna Wellen

• That, like LeBron James, Brian Scalabrine is “coming home”? Kevin Warwick