NYT does Chicago 2012 developments
Monica Davey's "Recession Shadowing Chicago Bid for Games" looks at the issue of costs -- who will be paying for the games, and to what extent the taxpayers may or may not end up paying a lot.
Good for the people who went to the public forums in Chicago recently; a few of them got themselves quoted.
The one notably odd part of the article was this: "A decision by the International Olympics Committee is due in October, and Chicago is considered a favorite among the four finalists." Huh?