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NATO Security Experts to Meet With Chicago Business Community

Security experts for the second day will try to calm fears leading up to the May 20-21 meeting

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    Security experts say there are a lot rumors and misinformation surrounding the NATO Summit in Chicago, leading to undue anxiety among residents and businesses.

    UPDATE: NATO Planners Soothe Business Owners' Fears

    The NATO Summit in Chicago is just about a month away, and people are worried about how security might impact them.

    Security experts for the second day will try to calm fears leading up to the May 20-21 meeting. They say there are a lot rumors and misinformation in Chicago, leading to undue anxiety among residents and businesses.

    NATO security consultants on Monday night met with residents who live near McCormick Place, insisting the neighborhood will be one of the safest in the city.

    Chicago's former police superintendent Terry Hillard and Arnett Heintze, the former head of the Secret Service in Chicago, met with Prairie District neighbors at the Second Presbyterian Church.

    On Tuesday, they'll meet with the business community leaders at the University of Illinois Chicago.

    The consultants say they expect NATO protests to remain peaceful, and Hillard said people should calm down and let police do their job.