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Catholic schools near downtown closing for NATO; CPS to stay open

St. Ignatius, Old St. Mary’s to engage students online during summit


Catholic schools near downtown are planning on closing their doors during the NATO summit next weekend, but their public counterparts say they’ll stay open, albeit with more security.
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Parts of Chicago River, Lake Michigan to shut down during NATO summit

Coast Guard to shut down river from Navy Pier to Pilsen, lake from Oak Street to McCormick Place


If you were hoping to use your boat to catch a glimpse of President Obama, Vladimir Putin or one of the other foreign leaders coming to town for the NATO summit in May, you're out of luck.
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