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  • Door opens to business compensation for G-8, NATO, then quickly shuts

    Door opens to business compensation for G-8, NATO, then quickly shuts
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel opened the door Thursday to compensating businesses affected by security restrictions during the May G-8 and NATO summits, but the mayor's office and the city's host committee later said there are no such plans. The confusion came as...
  • Emanuel clarifies: no reimbursement for businesses during G-8, NATO

    Emanuel clarifies: no reimbursement for businesses during G-8, NATO
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Friday clarified that businesses affected by security restrictions during the G-8 and NATO summits in May will not be compensated if they close shop during the gatherings of world leaders. “World Business Chicago and the...
  • Jacksons return to the stage

    Jacksons return to the stage
  • G-8 gone but will protesters still show?

    G-8 gone but will protesters still show?
    After the initial surprise over word from the White House today that the May G-8 summit has been moved to Camp David, Chicago officials and protest organizers quickly turned to speculation of how that would affect the NATO meeting that is still planned...
  • 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...
  • Lollapawhatza?

    Lollapawhatza?
    With the G-8summit moved to Camp David, President Barack Obama insisted Tuesday that Chicago has a firm handle on security for this spring's NATO summit. But his own hold on another big event in his home city seemed to elude his grasp. Obama, so...
  • 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...