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Emanuel: Cops did right thing in closing beach(too warm?)
Chicago Trib ^ | 31 May 2011 | John Byrne

Posted on 05/31/2011 3:03:57 PM PDT by PilotDave

Mayor Rahm Emanuel said today that he agreed with the decision Monday by Chicago police to close North Avenue Beach after several people began showing signs of heat-related sickness.

The beach was closed about 6 p.m. after Chicago Fire Department paramedics were called to the beach to deal with several people who required medical attention.

At least four people were taken to area hospitals from the beach including one 18-year-old who was taken in serious-to-critical condition to Northwestern Memorial Hospital during the Memorial Day holiday.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; US: Illinois
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To: Ann Archy

Sadly, that is too true.


51 posted on 05/31/2011 7:14:21 PM PDT by jonathonandjennifer
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To: PilotDave

http://www.blogger.com/comment.g?blogID=13350456&postID=5333023305668266357

The Second City Cop blog has a lot of good comments...


52 posted on 05/31/2011 7:20:54 PM PDT by Patriotic1 (Dic mihi solum facta, domina - Just the facts, ma'am)
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To: Ann Archy

No. Not kidding.


53 posted on 05/31/2011 7:43:30 PM PDT by boop ("Let's just say they'll be satisfied with LESS"... Ming the Merciless)
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