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

Hey, did you read:

• About why we’re more concerned about Ebola when the flu is a far greater risk? Steve Bogira

• About Ebola and other diseases and the lack of research funding for the medical specialty of infection prevention? John Dunlevy

• That Cornel West and 42 others, many clergy, were arrested in Ferguson yesterday during a long night and day of protests in and around Saint Louis? Aimee Levitt

• And that the Ferguson protests were also brought to Monday Night Football? Mick Dumke

• A college professor’s account of how he was disciplined for opposing academic anti-Zionism? Tony Adler

• About Jimmy John’s insane noncompete agreements? Tal Rosenberg

• That the 2014 Equity Jeff Awards got passed out last night? Tony Adler

• That the TSA has removed seven Americans from the no-fly list? John Dunlevy

• About America’s most coveted whiskey? Molly Raskin

• About the riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma that is Thomas Pynchon? Aimee Levitt

• This ESPN the Magazine profile of Derrick Rose? Tal Rosenberg