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Northern Illinois Edges Toledo, 84-82

Travon Baker scored 18 points, including a game-tying 3-pointer in the final minute.

CBS Chicago–02/25/2015

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Toledo Tops NIU, 80-69

Darrell Bowie had 18 points and four rebounds for the Huskies (8-11, 2-6).

CBS Chicago–01/31/2015

Toledo Beats Chicago State 87-59

Julius Brown scored 19 points with seven assists and four rebounds to lead Toledo to an 87-59 victory over Chicago State on Saturday.


Stingily Runs For 2 TDs, N Illinois Tops Toledo

Cameron Stingily ran for a pair of second-half touchdowns to help Northern Illinois move into a first-place tie in the West Division.

CBS Chicago–11/11/2014

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Environmentalist Warns Toxic Algae Bloom Could Happen In Lake Michigan

As the toxic algae problem wanes in Toledo, a Chicago environmentalist says it could foreshadow the future of Lake Michigan, unless government gets to work.


Illinois football coach Tim Beckman. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emma: A Day With Illinois’ Coach Beckman

Through the good and bad, Tim Beckman cherishes each moment in dream position.

CBS Chicago–06/09/2014

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Baker Leads Northern Illinois Past Toledo 74-66

Travon Baker scored 17 points and Jordan Threloff added 13 to lead Northern Illinois to a 74-66 victory over Toledo Wednesday night.


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Toledo Rallies To Defeat Northern Illinois 69-64

Julius Brown scored 20 points and Toledo used a late rally to pull ahead and hold off Northern Illinois for a 69-64 victory Saturday afternoon.


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UIC Falls To Toledo 75-55

Rian Pearson recorded his first double-double of the season with 24 points and 10 rebounds, and Toledo pulled away to beat Illinois-Chicago 74-55


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Northern Illinois Beats Toledo 31-24

Jordan Lynch threw for 407 yards and three touchdowns Wednesday night and Northern Illinois defeated Toledo 31-24 to claim a spot in the Mid-American Conference championship game.


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Top City Colleges Official Fired For Lying On Application

A top-level official with the Chicago City Colleges has been fired, just weeks after he was hired, for lying on his application.

CBS Chicago–08/03/2012

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NIU Picked To Finish 2nd In MAC West

Despite returning just two starters on defense and facing the task of breaking in a new head coach, expectations for Northern Illinois are still high this season.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2011

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Obama: ‘You Shouldn’t Put Ketchup On A Hot Dog’

President Barack Obama was born in Hawaii and didn’t move to Chicago until he was 23 years old, but nevertheless, he proved Friday that he is, in fact, a true Chicagoan.

CBS Chicago–06/03/2011

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Northern Illinois Tops Toledo 65-30

Tailback Chad Spann had three touchdowns rushing and quarterback Chandler Harnish threw a touchdown pass and ran for another and Northern Illinois pounded Toledo 65-30.

670 The Score–11/09/2010