Did you read about Robert Fogel, Tim Duncan, and Kanye West?



How can one man have so much power?
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  • How can one man have so much power?
Reader staffers share stories that fascinate, amuse, or inspire us.

Hey, did you read:

• That Mayor Emanuel sounds prepared to seek property tax boosts to help close the Chicago Public Schools budget hole? Steve Bogira

• About a study at UC-Berkeley that follows women who have been denied abortions? Aimee Levitt

• That a new study has found that designated drivers are often drunk too? Mick Dumke

• That Chicago's much-delayed bike share service has been postponed again? Deanna Isaacs

• About Nobel-winning U. of C. economist and cliometrics pioneer Robert Fogel, who died yesterday? —John Dunlevy

• Silk Road Rising artistic director Jamil Khoury, ranting about Mary Zimmerman and her upcoming stage adaptation of The Jungle Book? Tony Adler

• Quite possibly Bill Simmons's masterpiece: an impassioned and empirical study of San Antonio Spurs power forward Tim Duncan's greatness? Tal Rosenberg

• The epic New York Times interview with Kanye West? (I also wrote a bit about this in my Wednesday hip-hop post.) Leor Galil

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