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Did you read about Baltimore, Elizabeth Warren, and Andrew Lesnie?



RIP Andrew Lesnie
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  • RIP Andrew Lesnie
Reader staffers share stories that fascinate, alarm, amuse, or inspire us.

Hey, did you read:

• About the criminalizing of mental illness? Steve Bogira

• The profile of Senator Elizabeth Warren in the New Yorker? Tal Rosenberg

• About the bipartisan group in Congress trying to curtail domestic spying by the government? Mick Dumke

• Ta-Nehisi Coates on why last night was too late to call for nonviolence in Baltimore? Aimee Levitt

• That major universities are aggressively pushing students toward corporate America? Drew Hunt

• Chicago principal Troy LaRiviere's Tribune op-ed piece on what that $20.5 million no-bid contract bought CPS in training from the Supes program? Kate Schmidt

• This account of last night's riots in Baltimore? Drew Hunt

• That the new official Obama White House dinnerware was made by Illinois's own Pickard China, but trimmed in Hawaiian blue? Deanna Isaacs

• A behind-the-scenes look at the troubled start of Jason Whitlock's the Undefeated, otherwise known as ESPN's "black Grantland"? Tal Rosenberg

• About the death of 59-year-old Oscar-winning Lord of the Rings cinematographer Andrew Lesnie? Sue Kwong

• The story behind those October FBI raids at Tony "the Mayor of Chinatown" Hu's restaurants? Mike Sula