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Wells Leads Maryland To 75-62 Win Over Wake Forest

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Dez Wells scored 14 of his 21 points in the second half and Maryland beat pesky Wake Forest 75-62 on Thursday night in the first round of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament.

03/15/2013

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NC State Rolls Past Virginia Tech 80-63 In ACCs

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Richard Howell kept attacking the rim and the boards alongside C.J. Leslie, while Lorenzo Brown was the transition-powering point guard eager to take on a tough defensive assignment against the Atlantic Coast Conference’s player of the year.

03/15/2013

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Joe Mihalich And Niagara A Perfect Match

Joe Mihalich’s Niagara Purple Eagles have just eliminated Siena in the quarterfinals of the MAAC basketball tournament. Siena senior O.D. Anosike has played his last collegiate game.

03/11/2013

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Five Things: Belmont Punches Ticket, A Buzzer Beater, And Hoosiers Become Big 10 Champs

The Big dance is right around the corner and teams are making strides towards being part of it. It all started this weekend with a buzzer beater, Kentucky barely holding on and Belmont joining the tourney. A wild weekend indeed!

03/11/2013

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Five Things: A Renewed Rivalry, Niagara Eagles Eliminated, And Elite Stag Defense

One more team will join the big dance by the services of a popular tourney! The Metro Atlantic Athletic Tournament got under way and the stand out defense of the Rider stags kick started it in nice way! Along with other teams eliminated, important events you can’t miss!

03/11/2013

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Cure For Boredom: March’s Best Events

Top five events for the month of March COMING AT YA LIKE A ROCKET OUT OF A CANNON THING THAT SHOOTS ROCKETS WOH WATCH OUT HERE COMES SOME FUN BLAMWAMMY!

02/28/2013

Community members held a march to remember Hadiya Pendleton. (Credit: CBS)

Jesse Jackson Leads March For Slain Teen

There are calls for witness protection and presidential intervention to deal with the epidemic of youth violence in Chicago. They came during a march to honor the memory of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton.

02/02/2013

Police in helmets gather at Michigan and Upper Wacker, where an impromptu NATO protest march stalled traffic. (CBS/Ron Gleason)

Impromptu Protest March Slows Traffic In Loop, 2 Arrested

NATO protesters, including Occupy Chicago members, briefly shut down the Michigan Avenue bridge and slowed traffic around the Loop in an impromptu march following a peaceful rally held by a nurse’s union at Daley Plaza this afternoon.

05/18/2012

Members of the nurses union rally in Daley Plaza on Friday. (Credit: Mason Johnson/CBS Chicago)

Nurses March To Daley Plaza To Rally For ‘The 99 Percent’

The NATO Summit does not begin until Sunday, but nurses from Chicago across the country and world are protesting Friday for a change in the nation’s economic policy.

CBS Chicago–05/18/2012

Occupy Chicago

May Day Protesters Block Bank Entrances Before Rally Through Loop

About 75 Occupy Chicago protesters held sit-ins outside at least two Bank of America branches in downtown Chicago on Tuesday, before joining a much larger protest rally and march through the Loop in honor of May Day.

CBS Chicago–05/01/2012

Empty Classroom

Parents Rally Downtown For Longer School Day

As 200 students and parents touted a longer school day and other initiatives on Saturday at a rally hosted by the advocacy group “Stand for Children” at Roosevelt University, a small group of protesters picketed outside.

WBBM Newsradio–04/15/2012

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North Suburban Students To Rally Against Use Of The ‘R-Word’

Students from a north suburban high school are taking part in a march and rally Friday afternoon against the use of the “r-word.”

CBS Chicago–04/12/2012

March Beach Weather

Report: March Was 8.6 Degrees Hotter Than Average Nationwide

Now that we’ve put our shorts and flip flops back in storage for the time being, federal figures show temperatures this March were 8.6 degrees above normal for most of the country.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2012

Occupy Chicago protesters march through downtown Chicago on April 7, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Occupy Chicago Protesters March Through Downtown

Now that spring is here, the Occupy Chicago protesters are back. Several hundred people participated in a Saturday march through downtown streets that ended in Grant Park, adjacent to Michigan Avenue and Congress Parkway.

WBBM Newsradio–04/08/2012

Kansas' Thomas Robinson left goes up for a shot against Kentucky's Darius Miller during the first half in the National Championship Game of the 2012 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on April 2, 2012 in New Orleans. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Kentucky Ends 14-Year Drought, Wins National Championship

Doron Lamb scored 22 points, and Kentucky won its eighth national championship, holding off Kansas for a 67-59 victory Monday night.

04/02/2012

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A Week Later, No Arrests In Shootings Of NW Indiana Girls

Anti-violence demonstrators gathered Monday in the Northwest Indiana city where two girls were struck by bullets last week while playing a video game – a crime for which there are still no suspects.

04/02/2012

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AAA: March Gas Prices Were ‘Pure Madness’ In Chicago

In what will surely come as no surprise, AAA says Chicago area gas prices climbed to new heights in March.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2012

Anti-Violence March

Religious Leaders To March Against Youth Violence

Palm Sunday marked the beginning of Holy Week on the Christian calendar, and now, political and religious leaders are using the sacred message to combat youth violence by holding a march.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2012

Hundreds of West Side residents marched through the Austin neighborhood on April 1, 2012, to show their outrage at the deaths of 57 youths from gun violence since the beginning of the school year in Chicago, as well as the shooting death of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin. (Credit: CBS)

West Side Residents March For Trayvon, Other Violence Victims

The pastor of a West Side church says 57 young lives have been lost to gun violence in Chicago since the beginning of the school year, so he’s calling on his congregation to show their outrage over the loss of innocent lives, including Florida teenager Trayvon Martin.

04/01/2012

A boy fishes in Lake Michigan at a family cookout amid record-setting temperatures on March 17, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Broke All Sorts Of Warmth Records In March — Except One

Chicago did not, it turns out, break the record for the warmest day ever in March: 88 degrees, set in 1986.

03/31/2012

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