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  • 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...
  • City still in dark about scale of G-8, NATO protests

    City still in dark about scale of G-8, NATO protests
    In Wisconsin, a group of environmentalists plans to bicycle to Chicago's G-8 and NATO summits to protest an economy that relies too heavily on fossil fuel. In California, a nurses union has a permit for a Chicago march the day before the summits to...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • PASSINGS: Len Lesser, Sidney Harth, Ratu Josefa Iloilo, Santi Santamaria, T.P. McKenna, Howard Lucraft

    PASSINGS: Len Lesser, Sidney Harth, Ratu Josefa Iloilo, Santi Santamaria, T.P. McKenna, Howard Lucraft
    Len Lesser Veteran character actor Len Lesser, 88, a veteran character actor best known for his recurring role in the 1990s as Uncle Leo on the hit NBC-TV comedy "Seinfeld," died Wednesday in Burbank, publicist Laura Stegman said. He had pneumonia and...
  • One summit gone ...

    One summit gone ...
    President Barack Obama this week pulled Chicago out of hosting the G-8 summit, cutting organizer Lori Healey's job in half. Expect Healey, in a Thursday interview at our taping of Chicago Live!, to try to put the best face possible on a decision that has...
  • St. Pete Times on Rick Scott’s unprecedented security and media shutout

     
    The St. Petersburg Times took its turn pointing out the unprecedented level of security and media restrictions that the Rick Scott team put in place on his first day as governor. Here's an excerpt: Florida's new governor was the star of the most security-...
  • Obama speech text: Middle East has 'a choice between hate and hope'

     
    Obama addresses the Arab Spring and promises support for democratic reforms, both moral and financial....
  • Facebook's Zuckerberg slit a goat's throat? Wow.

     
    Among the more incongruous reports to come from the tech world lately is one describing awkwardly mild-mannered Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg dispatching a goat with a knife. That is, apparently, "the most kind way to do it," said Jesse Cool,......
  • ICYMI: Presidents Medvedev, Sarkozy and Obama speak out on Nagorna-Karabakh, finally

     
    Obama, Medvedev and Sarkozy urges final peace agreement after 17 years of peace talks....