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Atlantic City Boardwalk (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Budget Travel Tips For Atlantic City

Read on for budget travel tips for entertainment, travel, dining and lodging on the Jersey shore at Atlantic City

08/01/2014

Ray Rice. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Ray Rice: My Actions ‘Totally Inexcusable’

Ray Rice spoke publicly for the first time since receiving a two-game suspension for domestic violence.

CBS Chicago–07/31/2014

Commissioner Roger Goodell at the 2014 NFL Draft in New York City. (Cliff Hawkins/Getty Images)

Wisch: The Windy City Deserves To Feel An NFL Draft

The NFL Draft needs a change of scenery and belongs in a city that loves football.

CBS Chicago–06/12/2014

Soldier Field. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: Expand Soldier Field, But Not For A Super Bowl

Adding more seats would benefit Bears fans and allow for more revenue from non-football events.

CBS Chicago–03/06/2014

Soldier Field. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: Bears CEO Ted Phillips Positioning Chicago For Super Bowl, NFL Draft

Logistically, Chicago could host the big game, but Soldier Field’s smaller capacity is a hold-up.

CBS Chicago–02/28/2014

Super Bowl Boulevard in Times Square (credit: Jason Keidel/CBS Local Sports)

Keidel: Super Bowl-ing On The Boulevard

Everything is larger in New York, and Super Bowl Boulevard is no exception. It has the obscene, fun-house distortion you expect when a party is thrown in Times Square.

01/30/2014

Cheese wheels mature in a giant cellar in Switzerland (File photo: FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

Suburban Man Arrested In New Jersey For Stealing 21 Tons Of Wisconsin Cheese

Perhaps it was fitting 34-year-old Veniamin Konstantinovich Balika was arrested at a New Jersey Turnpike oasis named for legendary Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi, when he was pulled over in a refrigerated truck hauling 42,000 pounds of Muenster cheese.

03/28/2013

President Barack Obama (R) is greeted by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie upon arriving in Atlantic City, New Jersey, on October 31, 2012 to visit areas hardest hit by the unprecedented cyclone Sandy. Americans sifted through the wreckage of superstorm Sandy on Wednesday as millions remained without power. (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Walter’s Perspective: Obama, Christie Set Hopeful Example

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson sees a ray of hope this election season, in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

11/01/2012

Governor Chris Christie and President Barack Obama (Credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Sandy: The Match-Maker Of All Match-Makers

As odd as it seems, President Barack Obama and Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey are in the midst of a marvelous “bromance”.

11/01/2012

Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Emanuel Joins Business Executives At Sun Valley, Idaho, Conference

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is spending the day at an exclusive gathering in Sun Valley, Idaho, with some of the most powerful business executives in the country.

CBS Chicago–07/13/2012

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

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie visits "Face The Nation". (Photo by Chris Usher/CBS News via Getty Images)

New Jersey Governor Moves To Legalize Sports Gambling

New Jersey will defy a federal ban and let people bet on the outcomes of football, basketball and other games this fall, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Thursday.

CBS Chicago–05/25/2012

Patricia and Anna Krentcil (Credit: CBS New York)

Mom In Trouble For Allowing Daughter, 5, To Tan At Salon

A former Chicago woman is facing charges after allowing her 6-year-old daughter to tan at a salon.

05/02/2012

Police Supt. Garry McCarthy

McCarthy Pledges No NYPD-Style Spying On Muslims

For the first time in public, Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy promised his department will never conduct blanket surveillance of Muslims like the New York Police Department did in Newark, N.J., when he was chief there.

03/04/2012

Police Supt. Garry McCarthy

City Council Panel OK’s McCarthy For Police Superintendent

A Chicago City Council committee on Monday approved Garry McCarthy, Mayor Emanuel’s choice for a new superintendent of police, and the full council is expected to confirm the selection on Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2011

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

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie

N.J. Governor Calls Quinn ‘A Disaster’

A war of words between Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has heated up, as Christie called Quinn “a disaster” and Quinn’s office criticized New Jersey’s dismal record of creating jobs.

CBS Chicago–03/04/2011

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie (Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

N.J. Gov. In Illinois To Lure Businesses

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is in Chicago Friday, meeting with Illinois business leaders in hopes of luring them to his state.

02/04/2011

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn delivers his inaugural address after taking the oath of office during inaugural ceremonies Monday, Jan. 10, 2011 in Springfield. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

Quinn: New Jersey Needs To Fix Own Problems

Gov. Pat Quinn says New Jersey needs to improve its own corporate climate before trying to poach businesses from Illinois.

CBS Chicago–01/25/2011

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie (Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

N.J. Latest State Trying To Take Illinois Jobs

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s administration is casting lures to Illinois businesses that may be soured on the Land of Lincoln, which raised income tax rates recently to offset a massive state budget deficit.

CBS Chicago–01/24/2011