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  • 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....
  • Mar 6: Poll Results

    MORNING NEWS POLL: Should University students be allowed to carry licensed concealed weapons for protection? Yes: 47% No: 53% MIDDAY NEWS POLL: Are you glad the G8 Summit is being moved to Camp David? Yes: % No: % NEWS AT NINE POLL: Yes: % No: %...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Chicago to host NATO, G-8 in 2012

    Chicago will play host to world leaders next spring during NATO and G-8 summits, giving Mayor Rahm Emanuel an opportunity to shine in the international spotlight but also a chance to stumble if the inevitable protests aren’t handled well. The new...
  • Autism summit offers latest answers

    The Kids Institute for Development and Advancement will present the latest developments in the research on autism in a comprehensible, "parent-oriented" format at the third annual Summit on Autism, the center's founder said Friday. Designed to be a...
  • Local activists gear up for G8, NATO summits planned for city

    Local activists gear up for G8, NATO summits planned for city
    Activists are planning massive demonstrations to coincide with the G8 and NATO summits in Chicago scheduled for spring 2012, with crowds of protesters likely to reach “tens of thousands,” organizers said. More than 160 members representing...
  • 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...