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Read All About It… Please! - City’s literacy rank could use some work

Submitted by Leo Klein on Sun, 6/28/09 (1:55pm)
Pub Date: 
Friday, December 26, 2008

Do you like to cozy up to a good book? Subscribe to any magazines? Even if you're just reading this article, consider yourself among a small group.

Chicago ranks only #34 among "America's Most Literate Cities 2008." After trading first and second place for the past six years, Minneapolis and Seattle have tied for the top spot this year.