New Initiatives Announced Amid G8 Fallout

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel © 2011 City of Chicago, photo by Brooke Collins

It is not the G8 -- but New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg joined Mayor Emanuel today for another international summit in Chicago. Paris Schutz has the story.

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Kris Kridel

Apple unveils the iPad3, calling it the poster child for a post-PC world. Kris Kridel of WBBM Newsradio 780 and 105.9FM has that story and more top business headlines.

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The G-8 summit is not coming to Chicago and protesters are claiming victory. But NATO leaders are still on the way. What does it all mean for the city? Elizabeth Brackett has the details.

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We talk to the heads of two security firms about how businesses are being advised to get ready for possible protests during the upcoming G8 and NATO Summits in Chicago.

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Downtown building owners meet with local and federal security officials about Chicago G-8/NATO concerns. Paris Schutz has the details.

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Chicago City Council

Expecting a tax refund from the state? Well, a new city ordinance may divert that money to City Hall. We talk with some Chicago aldermen about that, and other developments at today's City Council meeting.

Building Owners to Meet with Top Security Officials

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Many in Chicago's real estate industry are concerned about security during the G-8/NATO Summits. A conference on Wednesday will bring them together with top security officials, including Police Chief Garry McCarthy and the U.S. Secret Service. Paris Schutz has the story.

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The G-8/NATO host committee is on the defensive as it lays out plans for the May events. Carol Marin and her panel have more.

G-8/NATO Rules Approved

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The Chicago City Council passes controversial rules to deal with protests to the upcoming G-8/NATO summits in Chicago. Paris Schutz reports on the circus-like atmosphere at City Hall.

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel © 2011 City of Chicago, photo by Brooke Collins

Protesters are turning up the heat on Chicago, even as the Mayor and Police Chief cool down restrictions for the G-8/NATO summits. Paris Schutz has the story.

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel © 2011 City of Chicago, photo by Brooke Collins

Chicago protesters file for permits to demonstrate against the G-8/NATO summits. But some of the "temporary" rules appear to be permanent. Elizabeth Brackett reports.

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel © 2011 City of Chicago, photo by Brooke Collins

Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants to avoid the kind of clashes with protesters that occurred at past G-8 and NATO Summits. Elizabeth Brackett and her panel look at the benefits and possible problems that await the city in May.

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Chicago City Council

After months of acrimony and racial undertones, a powerful alderman says there is consensus on a plan to redraw the city's 50 wards. Paris Schutz has the latest on that, and other news from an action-packed day at Chicago City Council.