The Olympics in Chicago?

The Olympics in Chicago?

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Janel Laban
Jun 26, 2008

The current status for Chicago as a possibility for the 2016 Olympics is third on the short list of four. According to the Tribune, we are ahead of Rio de Janeiro, but behind Tokyo and Madrid. Hosting an event of this size would certainly have an effect on neighborhoods and many aspects of residents lives - from public transit to tourist dollars. What do you think? Do you hope the Olympics come to our home city?

Let us know your reasons why...or why not...in the comments below.

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