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  • Protesters declare victory after G-8 is moved

    Protesters declare victory after G-8 is moved
    Protesters gearing up for Chicago's spring gathering of world leaders cheered the news that the G-8 summit is being moved to Camp David while maintaining that the city would remain a major magnet for demonstrators during that weekend's NATO gathering....
  • G8 protest organizers declare victory party--but not many attend

    G8 protest organizers declare victory party--but not many attend
    Organizers of protests slated for the week the G8 industrialized nations' leaders had been scheduled to come to Chicago in May declared victory today when it was announced President Obama will instead host the leaders at Camp David. But a hastily-...
  • With G-8 summit gone, focus shifts to NATO gathering

    With G-8 summit gone, focus shifts to NATO gathering
    The news that the G-8economic summit will not be held in Chicago shifts the focus to the other big meeting that will still bring dozens of leaders from around the world to the city in late May — the annual gathering of NATO alliance members. The...
  • G-8 is pulled from Chicago — but NATO, security concerns and global spotlight stay

    G-8 is pulled from Chicago — but NATO, security concerns and global spotlight stay
    Chicago's star turn on the world stage was cut in half Monday after President Barack Obama made a surprise shift of the May G-8 international summit from his hometown to Camp David. The full complement of downtown security concerns remains however....
  • Obama: Chicago can still handle NATO summit

    Obama: Chicago can still handle NATO summit
    President Barack Obama today said he was confident in Chicago's ability to host a gathering of world leaders and played down the notion that security concerns had anything to do with the decision to move the May G-8 meeting from Chicago to Camp David. In...
  • Frederick Co. welcomes G-8 summit move to Camp David

    Frederick County officials welcomed news Tuesday that President Barack Obama will host this year's G-8 summit at Camp David. They also acknowledged the potential for protests of the sort that have accompanied past gatherings of the leaders of the Group...
  • Obama explains Chicago's G-8 loss

    Obama explains Chicago's G-8 loss
    President Barack Obama said Tuesday that he did not pull the May G-8 meeting from Chicago because he feared his hometown couldn't handle all the fuss, contending instead that the gathering of the world's largest economic powers is better suited to a...
  • Occupy Chicago arrests are seen as a trial run for international summits to come next year

    Occupy Chicago arrests are seen as a trial run for international summits to come next year
    With two international summits coming to Chicago in just seven months, the city got a chance to conduct a trial run early Sunday in arresting a large group of protesters without it escalating into violence. Throughout Saturday evening, police remained in...
  • Head of Emanuel's business panel vows to let sunlight in

    Head of Emanuel's business panel vows to let sunlight in
    The leader of an influential business panel that answers privately to Mayor Rahm Emanuel is promising a more open organization that addresses potential conflicts of interest involving its board members as they promote the city. Michael Sacks, vice...
  • Focus turning to NATO, G-8 summits in Chicago

    Focus turning to NATO, G-8 summits in Chicago
    The team Mayor Rahm Emanuel assembled to host the G-8 and NATO summits here in May knows there are important unsettled questions about costs, security and other logistics, but decisions on such key issues have been held up by a gathering 4,000 miles...
  • Local activists say Occupy Baltimore still working for change

    Local activists say Occupy Baltimore still working for change
    Some are working to change the way development in Baltimore affects low-income residents. Others are using art to comment on social inequalities. Still others are battling home foreclosures in the city or gathering free books to hand out in poor...