Chicago city officials and citizens are all buzzing about the possibility of hosting the 2016 summer Olympic Games. The decision hasn't been made yet, but IOC officials kicked off inspections of the contenders in April in Chicago. They toured the city and were wined and dined lavishly — then they went on to tour the competition: Tokyo, Rio de Janeiro, and Madrid. The host city will be announced in Copenhagen on October 2, 2009. Groups that have been to Atlanta know how much the Olympics ...

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