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On Two Wheels: America’s Best Bike Destinations

There’s not much better than seeing America on a bicycle. Here are just five of the best bike destinations in America.

04/15/2014

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Body Of NW Indiana Hiker Identified In Colorado

Authorities have confirmed that a body found in Colorado’s mountains is that of a missing hiker from Indiana.

04/04/2014

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Best Yoga Retreats In The U.S.

While living in today’s world can often be stressful, if not overwhelming, a visit to a yoga retreat can sharply improve one’s overall fitness and revitalize the body and mind.

04/01/2014

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Thrillist Snow Guide: Vail, Colorado

Vail, Colorado is one of the largest single-mountain ski resorts in the world. Here’s a snow guide to a winter day in the ski town.

12/12/2013

A budtender handles marijuana at Perennial Holistic Wellness Center, a not-for-profit medical marijuana dispensary in operation since 2006, on September 7, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Legal Marijuana Could Bring Some Unwelcome Changes In Illinois

In just a couple of months, pot will be legal in Illinois. The sale of medical marijuana promises big changes to our communities. But as Dorothy Tucker reports, you might not like some of them.

11/06/2013

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Chicago 4th Grader Collecting Toys For Flood, Tornado Victims

A Chicago fourth grader called the press to his South Side school on Friday to announce a toy drive to benefit kids who were victims of the flooding in Colorado and the tornadoes in Oklahoma.

10/18/2013

Brandon Paul #3 of the Illinois Fighting Illini celebrates during the game against the Colorado Buffaloes during the second round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at The Frank Erwin Center on March 22, 2013 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Late 3-Pointers Lift Illinois Over Colorado 57-49

Brandon Paul and D.J. Richardson made consecutive 3-pointers to give Illinois the lead with 6 minutes left and the seventh-seeded Illini pulled out a tough 57-49 win over Colorado in a game of wild momentum swings Friday in the second round of the NCAA tournament.

03/22/2013

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Tips To Keep Your Appliances Running

Learn how to keep your large home appliances working through basic maintenance.

01/02/2013

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Important Questions To Ask Before Signing A Lease

If you’re looking for a place to rent, keep this list of questions handy.

12/19/2012

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What To Expect Before Joining A Homeowner Association

Most homeowners associations come with a lot of rules. But they also come with plenty of benefits.

11/28/2012

A girl leaves flowers at a memorial near theater where 12 people were killed July 20, 2012 in Aurora. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Theater Shootings: A Politicized American Tragedy

Persons who only make our nation’s bad times worse by spewing ill-timed hate and prejudice ought to keep their microphones turned off.

07/23/2012

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Shooting Massacre Victim’s Girlfriend: ‘My Boyfriend Saved My Life’

A woman from the Chicago area was inside the Colorado movie theater on the night a gunman killed 12 people and wounded 59 others, and she said John Larimer, a Navy sailor from Crystal Lake who died, saved her life.

CBS Chicago–07/22/2012

Steven Ostergaard, 27, of Lake Bluff, was in the auditorium next to the room where a gunman opened fire during a showing of "The Dark Knight Rises." (LinkedIn)

Lake Bluff Man A Witness To Colorado Theater Massacre

Steve Ostergaard talked to CBS 2 about the terrifying experience of being one room away from the gunman who shot at moviegoers.

07/20/2012

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Blagojevich ‘Totally Bored’ In Prison: Report

Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich is not happy with his work assignment at the Colorado prison where he’s serving a 14-year term for corruption.

06/27/2012

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Missing Chicago Hiker’s Remains May Have Been Found

James Nelson, 31, went on a five-day, 25-mile hike in Colorado in October 2010 but hasn’t been seen since.

05/27/2012

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Blagojevich Marks 1 Month Behind Bars

Sunday marked one month behind bars for Rod Blagojevich, and his attorney, Aaron Goldstein, says the deposed governor is fully entrenched behind bars.

CBS Chicago–04/16/2012

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Sources: Blagojevich High-Fived Other Inmates On First Night In Prison

Deposed Gov. Rod Blagojevich is adjusting to a new lifestyle in prison, but he apparently hasn’t lost his taste for political grandstanding.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2012

Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich (center, blue sport coat) arrives at FCI Englewood, the federal prison in Littleton, Colo., to begin his 14-year sentence for corruption charges. (Credit: CBS)

Former Gov. Blagojevich Reports To Federal Prison

More than three years after being arrested by federal agents while still serving his governor, Rod Blagojevich has reported to the FCI Englewood Correctional Center in Colorado for a 14-year prison sentence.

CBS Chicago–03/15/2012

Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich (L) and his attorney, Aaron Goldstein, on an American Eagle flight from Chicago to Denver, while Blagojevich heads to prison in Littleton, Colo. (Credit: CBS)

Blagojevich: ‘I’m Hopeful For The Future’

At 1 p.m. Chicago time Thursday, Rod Blagojevich will report to the FCI Englewood federal prison in Englewood, Colo., to begin serving his 14-year sentence.

CBS Chicago–03/15/2012

Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich walks through a hoard of media toward his house before giving a news conference outside his home March 14, 2012, a day before reporting to prison. (Photo by Frank Polich/Getty Images)

Blagojevich’s Countdown To Prison Reaching Its Final Hours

In less than a day, former Gov. Rod Blagojevich will trade his civilian clothes for a prison uniform and will be known by his prison number.

CBS 2–03/14/2012

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