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  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday
    WEATHER Today's forecast calls for partly sunny skies, with highs expected in the upper 50s and gusty winds. Lows in the mid 30s are expected tonight. TRAFFIC Check our traffic map for this morning's issues as you plan your commute. FROM LAST NIGHT......
  • Illustrating the NATO summits

    Illustrating the NATO summits
    In the graphics department, we can do a good job with charts, maps and diagrams to explain how things work and what they are made of. Imagine all the ways a textbook might explain a story using figures and data. When we learned months ago that the G-8and...
  • G8, NATO summit petitioners line up for permits

    G8, NATO summit petitioners line up for permits
    Tuesday is the first official day to file an application for a permit to demonstrate against Chicago’s G8 and NATO summits. Petitioners were lining up outside the Transportation Department Office at City Hall where the petitions are filed. ¬†They...
  • Emanuel admits he erred on describing G8, NATO parade rules as temporary

    Emanuel admits he erred on describing G8, NATO parade rules as temporary
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel today said he erred last month when he said tighter protest rules and higher fines for thwarting police would be temporary measures designed just for a pair of spring meetings of international leaders in Chicago."I misspoke, and I...
  • City's G-8/NATO costs could hit $65M, say officials in first such appraisal

    City's G-8/NATO costs could hit $65M, say officials in first such appraisal
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel's team announced Thursday that the May summit meetings of world leaders will cost up to $65 million, downtown Chicago will remain open amid security restrictions and protest rules will be revised following complaints they were too...
  • Secrecy shrouds Emanuel's planning for G-8 and NATO summits

    Secrecy shrouds Emanuel's planning for G-8 and NATO summits
    The business group chosen by Mayor Rahm Emanuel to oversee the G-8 and NATO summits is accelerating planning and fundraising for the May meetings but will continue to do much of its work out of public view. The mayor and his administration have said...
  • Protesters: Mayor's G-8, NATO summit plans limit free speech

    Protesters: Mayor's G-8, NATO summit plans limit free speech
    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposed ordinances aimed at keeping order during the upcoming G8 and NATO summits took a beating Tuesday from a coalition of unions, religious leader, and community organizers. They say the new restrictions include tough...
  • Chicago aldermen approve Emanuel's G-8, NATO protest crackdown

    Chicago aldermen approve Emanuel's G-8, NATO protest crackdown
    The Chicago City Council today easily approved measures to tighten parade rules, increase fines and give Mayor Rahm Emanuel power to spend money on a pair of May summits of world leaders. Dozens of protesters concerned about what they say are the mayor&...
  • NATO/G-8 fundraising must move at feverish pace

    NATO/G-8 fundraising must move at feverish pace
    The task of raising tens of millions of dollars in donations for the NATO and G-8 summits means fundraisers will need to move as aggressively as the Art Institute did in its campaign to build the Modern Wing. Boding well for the effort is that former...
  • Emanuel gets protest curbs, spending power

    Emanuel gets protest curbs, spending power
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel easily won approval Wednesday for two measures that will tighten parade rules, increase fines for violating the restrictions and give him unfettered power to spend money on two international summits coming to Chicago in May. Only a...
  • G-8, NATO summits are just latest call to public service for former Daley chief of staff

    G-8, NATO summits are just latest call to public service for former Daley chief of staff
    Organizing the G-8 and NATO summits is like preparing for a hurricane. You can't entirely control the outcome, and any violence could be catastrophic for the city, the mayor and the president. Leslie Fox, the first person selected to run the May 19-21...