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Redskins owner Daniel Snyder. (Getty Images)

50 Senators Sign Letter Urging NFL To Change Redskins Name

Redskins owner Daniel Snyder has repeatedly stated the nickname isn’t changing.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2014

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Under-The-Radar National Parks

Vacationers might be interested in visiting one of these under-the-radar national parks to get away from the large crowds and heavy traffic in the most popular parks, like Yosemite, Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon.

04/29/2014

Cancun Nighlife (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Best Long Weekend Trips For College Students

Cancun, Mexico, Las Vegas and South Beach Miami are among the best long weekend trips for college students.

10/29/2013

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Illinois 1 Of 6 States To Get Veterans Jobs Program

Illinois is one of six states chosen for a special program to help military veterans make the transition to civilian job.

10/15/2013

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Audacity Of Harry Reid

How dare Harry Reid, the Majority Leader of the U.S. Senate, spew his latest unsubstantiated rumors against Mitt Romney?

08/01/2012

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Harry Reid Dares to Talk About Angry Old White Men

Harry Reid got – as he often does – in calling Republican donors “angry old white men”. Imagine the reaction if House Speaker John Boehner were to say something such as: support or donations to Obama made by 17 angry black men.

07/18/2012

Fathers Day Activities

Transform Father’s Day Into The Adventure Of A Lifetime

Want to do something fun with your dad for Father’s Day? Check out these exciting activities that are sure to be an adventure!

06/07/2012

Former Bears quarterback Jim McMahon (CBS)

Jim McMahon Injured In Nevada Limo Crash

Legendary former Bears quarterback Jim McMahon and two others were injured Monday in a limousine accident near Reno, Nev.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2011

An Amtrak train originating in Chicago collided with a truck in Nevada June 24, killing the driver and five people aboard the train. (Robert Hill/CNN)

Attendant Faults Amtrak In Latest Suit Over Fatal Nev. Accident

Another lawsuit has been filed over the crash of an Amtrak train that left Chicago and was hit by a truck in Nevada, killing six people more than a week ago.

07/04/2011

An Amtrak train originating in Chicago collided with a truck in Nevada June 24, killing the driver and five people aboard the train. (Robert Hill/CNN)

Woman Sues Over Injuries On Amtrak Train In Crash

An Evanston woman is the first to file suit against a Nevada trucking company after she was injured in a deadly crash on an Amtrak train last week.

CBS Chicago–06/29/2011

Firefighters look at the wreckage of an Amtrak passenger car Friday June 24, 2011 near US 95 north of Fallon, Nev. The west-bound train was struck by a semi-truck and burst into flames. The driver and a passenger of the truck were killed. Injured train passengers were taken to local hospitals but officials must let the wreck cool off before they continue their search. (AP Photo/Liz Margerum)

Truck Company In Deadly Train Wreck Had Citations

A Nevada trucking company under scrutiny for a fatal crash with an Amtrak train has been cited repeatedly by state authorities for crashes, unsafe driving and operating a truck with tires so bald the vehicle had to be taken off the road.

06/26/2011

Brandon Wimberly

Nevada Receiver Seriously Wounded In Shooting

Nevada starting wide receiver Brandon Wimberly was shot and seriously wounded early Saturday in a fight between a group of his football teammates and another group of men.

CBS Chicago–06/19/2011

Gov. Pat Quinn (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

Another State Bashes Illinois For Being Anti-Business

Nevada has jumped on the anti-Illinois bandwagon by taking out ads hoping to lure businesses from the Land of Lincoln out west.

03/07/2011

The 2 Teachers

CBS 2 School: What If No One Wins?

Voters in Nevada’s statewide elections have the choice between candidates on the ballot and the additional choice of NOTA (None of the Above.)

CBS Chicago–10/27/2010

More conference realignment on the horizon

SALT LAKE CITY — The Mountain West is growing, the Western Athletic Conference is in danger of being whittled away and BYU is considering going it alone — at least in football.

08/19/2010

Nevada Trio Will be Honored at College Football HOF for Making History

RENO, Nev. — A piece of Nevada sports history is headed to the College Football Hall of Fame. Coach Chris Ault says a display in the works will recognize three Nevada players as the first […]

08/05/2010