Good news for Barbarann and our other Chicago area friends:
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/200...x.html?cnn=yesWASHINGTON (AP) -Now Chicago takes on the rest of the world.
The Windy City's bid to hold a Summer Games for the first time moved to the international stage Saturday when the U.S. Olympic Committee capped a yearlong search for an American candidate for 2016 by picking Chicago over two-time host Los Angeles.
While I would have loved to see the Olympics maybe back in LA, I think Chicago would be a good host town.
Since we just had the games in Atlanta in 1996, and they'll be in London in 2012, we'll see how that factors in the decision.
I say, good luck to the city with broad shoulders!