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Gay rights activists gather in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building, on June 26, 2013, in Washington, D.C., after the court handed two key victories to same-sex couples. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Denies Gay Marriage Appeals In Indiana, Wisconsin, 3 Other States

On the first day of its new term, the U.S. Supreme Court has rejected appeals from Indiana, Wisconsin, and three other states that sought to prohibit same-sex marriage.

10/06/2014

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Best Destinations For The Wine Lover’s Vacation

While Napa Valley deserves to be mentioned on any short list of the country’s top wine destinations, there are several other destinations nationwide that are worthy of merit.

06/10/2014

Joe Harris #12 and London Perrantes #23 of the Virginia Cavaliers. (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Madison Square Garden Still The Mecca For Young Ballers

Wilt had some unbelievable games here. Ali and Frazier fought here. The players who will take the court at Madison Square Garden this weekend, though, don’t remember any of that. And yet they still regard the Garden as the World’s Most Famous Arena.

03/28/2014

Dakari Johnson #44 of the Kentucky Wildcats drives against Darius Carter #12 of the Wichita State Shockers. (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Keidel: March Sadness Ends Cinderella Story

We’re being told this is a classic tournament, with juggernauts about to collide like meteors over Texas, and a classic Final Four in store for us. Depends on your view of classic. Does an Arizona – Florida Finals sound unprecedented? Is that must-see TV?

03/27/2014

Joe Harris #12, Mike Tobey #10, Anthony Gill #13, Akil Mitchell #25 and head coach Tony Bennett of the Virginia Cavaliers react late in the game against the Memphis Tigers during the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at PNC Arena on March 23, 2014 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Virginia Beats Memphis 78-60 In NCAA East Region

Joe Harris scored 16 points and top-seeded Virginia shot 56 percent to beat Memphis78-60 on Sunday night, earning its first trip to the NCAA tournament round of 16 in nearly two decades.

03/23/2014

Evan Nolte #11, Anthony Gill #13 and Malcolm Brogdon #15 of the Virginia Cavaliers celebrate in the second half against the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers during the Second Round of the 2014 NCAA Basketball Tournament at PNC Arena on March 21, 2014 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Virginia Beats Coastal Carolina 70-59 In NCAAs

Anthony Gill scored 17 points to help No. 1 seed Virginia pull away late and beat Coastal Carolina 70-59 on Friday night, avoiding a historic upset in the NCAA tournament.

03/21/2014

Will Yeguete #15 of the Florida Gators (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Five Things: Life On The Bubble And Selection Sunday

A great weekend of hoops culminated in Sunday’s selection show. With the field set, the real madness can begin.

03/17/2014

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No. 14 Virginia Beats Notre Dame 70-49

Akil Mitchell and Anthony Gill both scored 15 points and No. 14 Virginia used a 30-5 second-half run to blow open a close game and beat Notre Dame 70-49 on Saturday, the Cavaliers’ 11th consecutive victory.

02/22/2014

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Wisch: Warm Illini Football Thoughts In February

By Dave Wischnowsky – (CBS) It’s Valentine’s Day, and I’m feeling the love. Yes, for my wife, of course. But also for the University of Illinois’ football scheduling, which I think is pretty sweet. And […]

CBS Chicago–02/14/2014

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Illinois Football To Play Home-And-Home Series With UConn in 2019-’20

The Illini now have notable nonconference foes scheduled out through 2024.

CBS Chicago–02/11/2014

Akil Mitchell  and Malcolm Brogdon  of the Virginia Cavaliers go for a loose ball against Tom Knight of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Notre Dame Falls To Virginia 68-53

Malcolm Brogdon had 16 points, seven rebounds and six assists and Virginia forced Notre Dame into making a season-high 20 turnovers Tuesday as the Cavaliers beat the Fighting Irish 68-53 for their fourth straight victory.

01/28/2014

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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

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Following Danica Patrick: Virginia 529 College Savings 250

The biggest story at JR Motorsports wasn’t Danica Patrick this weekend. Well, not directly.

Shortly before the green flag at Richmond International Raceway for the Nationwide series race, news broke that longtime competition director – and sometimes crew chief – Tony Eury Sr. had left the company.

09/10/2012

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Mount Prospect Man Dies Trying To Rescue Grandson Off Virginia Shore

A Mt. Prospect man saved the life of his young grandson but couldn’t save himself during a vacation in Virginia.

CBS Chicago–06/19/2012

Murder victims Laura Hobbs (left); Krystal Tobas (CBS)

New Suspects Charged In 2 High-Profile Lake County Murder Cases

Prosecutors in Lake County have lodged charges in two high-profile murder cases, in which other men have been charged or convicted.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2012

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Man Receives Shedd Aquarium Postcard 55 Years Late

A postcard delivered a half century after it was mailed has led to a special trip to the Shedd Aquarium by a Virginia man.

CBS Chicago–05/03/2012

A worker controls a cement mixer producing the concrete.  (Photo credit: JOCHEN LUEBKE/AFP/Getty Images)

Big Concrete Producer To Move North American HQ To Rosemont

Coming soon will be an announcement of more jobs coming to Illinois, this time to Rosemont.

WBBM Newsradio–04/17/2012

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Super Tuesday Preview: Romney Hopes To Regain Front-Runner Status

Super Tuesday is seen as a major turning point in the 2012 Republican Presidential Primary race; Mitt Romney hopes to extend his delegate lead and finally cement his front-runner status with multiple wins across the country.

03/06/2012

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Chicago Man With Cable Around Neck Decapitates Self In Virginia

Authorities say a Chicago man who quickly accelerated in an SUV with a cable around his neck decapitated himself after a domestic dispute in Yorktown.

08/30/2011

Here is a seismograph image of the Virginia earthquake, taken at Northern Illinois University. (Credit: NIU)

East Coast Quake Reportedly Felt In Chicago

The 5.9 magnitude earthquake that rattled the East Coast may have been felt here in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2011

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