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

Hey, did you read: 

  • That five people were wounded by gunfire last night outside a police precinct in Minneapolis, the site of a protest over a recent fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man? Steve Bogira

  • Steve Albini on his history and involvement with the Second City That Never Sleeps’ 24 Hours show? (That description undersells it: this is an unexpectedly sweet and moving essay.) Tal Rosenberg