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Lovie Smith. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Smith: Bears Facing A ‘One-Game Season’

Following the loss in Minnesota, Bears coach Lovie Smith now looks ahead to what he called a “one-game season”–an all-important game against rival Green Bay.


Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr leaving his house in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 15, 2012 (Photo by ABACAUSA.COM)

Jackson Jr. Avoiding Spotlight By Staying In Minnesota

A day after Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. left his second stint at the Mayo Clinic, a source close to the Jackson family said the congressman was still in Rochester, Minn., in an effort to avoid the spotlight.

CBS 2–11/14/2012

Carlos Boozer #5 of the Chicago Bulls shoots against (L-R) Dante Cunningham #33 and Greg Stiemsma #34 of the Minnesota Timberwolves during the NBA preseason game on October 19, 2012 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Boozer Leads Bulls To 92-81 Win Over Timberwolves

Carlos Boozer had 24 points and nine rebounds to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 92-81 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night.



Fermilab Preparing For Historic Experiment With Neutrino Beam

Fermilab scientists are breaking new ground, with a project that most of would admit is hard to get our arms around.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2012

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American Couple Confirmed Dead In Italian Cruise Ship Disaster

A Minnesota family with ties to the northwest suburbs has issued what it calls “the final update” on its blog – about their parents who died on the Costa Concordia cruise ship three months ago.

WBBM Newsradio–04/17/2012

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Northwestern Topples Minnesota 64-53

John Shurna set the all-time Northwestern scoring record as he collected 18 points in a 64-53 Big Ten victory over Minnesota on Saturday night.


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No. 21 Wisconsin Outlasts Minnesota 68-61 In OT

The Badgers (19-6, 8-4 Big Ten) failed to score over the last 7½-plus minutes of the second half while the Gophers (17-8, 5-7) dug out of a 13-point hole. But that dogged Wisconsin defense came back in the overtime even though the Badgers’ shooting touch didn’t.


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Minnesota Surges Past Illinois 77-72 In Overtime

Chip Armelin scored a season-high 14 points, and Austin Hollins highlighted a whirlwind comeback in the final minutes to finish with 14 points as Minnesota defeated Illinois 77-72 in overtime Saturday.


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Hollins Leads Minnesota Past No. 7 Indiana 77-74

Indiana’s Christian Watford could have tied the score but he missed a 3-pointer in the closing seconds.


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Some Chicago Area Residents Wake Up To Sub-Freezing Wind Chills

With Chicagoans used to hot summer temperatures, it was a shock to the system to find temperatures in the 30s and wind chill values below freezing in some areas.

CBS Chicago–09/15/2011

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Minnesota Fire Smoke Hovers Over Chicago

Smoke from the wildfires in northern Minnesota continues to linger in the air over the Chicago area, and could be dangerous for many people.

CBS Chicago–09/14/2011

hicago White Sox's Alex Rios breaks his bat over his leg after he was called out on strikes in the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins, Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Konerko Grand Slam Helps Give White Sox 8-1 Victory Over Indians

Brent Morel hit two homers and Paul Konerko had a grand slam, lifting the Chicago White Sox to an 8-1 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Thursday night.


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Chicago Canoeist Didn’t Know About 9/11 Attacks For 2 Days

A Chicago man has been the subject of envy, because he has no recollection of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, as they happened. Find out why.


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States Continue Push To Close Sanitary & Ship Canal Over Asian Carp

Some Great Lakes States are putting pressure on the federal government to wall off the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal to stop the spread of Asian carp.

WBBM Newsradio–08/31/2011

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Some Major Players Won’t Be At NFL Hearing

Some major participants on both sides won’t be present Wednesday for the first hearing between NFL players and owners since a lockout began.

CBS Chicago–04/06/2011

Chicago Bulls' Carlos Boozer, right,  tries to drive around Minnesota Timberwolves' Kevin Love during the first half of an NBA basketball game on Wednesday, March 30, 2011, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Bulls Back On Track After Blow Out In Minnesota

Derrick Rose had 23 points and 10 assists in three quarters and the Chicago Bulls blew out the Minnesota Timberwolves 108-91 on Wednesday night.

670 The Score–03/30/2011

Carl Hagelin #12 of the Michigan Wolverines (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

The Big Ten, On Ice?

Michigan, Michigan State, Minnesota, Ohio State, Penn State and Wisconsin: This is the Big Ten, on ice.

670 The Score–03/21/2011

The Big Ten Tournament in Indianapolis. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)


Adam Hoge is live in Indianapolis with live coverage of the Big Ten Tournament.

670 The Score–03/10/2011

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Miserable Weather For Much Of Midwest

The weather is nothing short of miserable in Chicago, but the situation is even worse for some of our Midwestern neighbors.

CBS Chicago–12/21/2010

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UPDATE: Bears-Vikings Game Will Be Played In Minneapolis

The Bears-Vikings game will be played in Minneapolis, but the exact location is still uncertain.