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  • One more season of this

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

Hey, did you read:

• That we’re living in the warmest period in a mere 11,300 years? Mick Dumke

• That Hugo Chavez is about to become a museum display? Tony Adler

• The Morning News Tournament of Books, March Madness for book geeks? Aimee Levitt

• About why the Blackhawks are playing so well? Tal Rosenberg

• That the White Sox mauled the Cubs in Mesa yesterday? Steve Bogira

• That Mariano Rivera, the greatest closer of all time, is expected to announce on Saturday that he’s retiring at the end of the forthcoming season? Kate Schmidt