For Dan DeRoos, the Midwest is home. Dan grew up in Iowa and earned his degree in Journalism and Mass Communications from The University of Iowa. After a five-year stint as a reporter/bureau chief in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Dan made his way out west.
Working for CBS in Portland, Oregon allowed Dan to discover what is, possibly, the best-kept secret in the country: the Pacific Northwest. A change of scenery allowed Dan a chance to experience life outside of his roots. However, the opportunity in Cleveland gave Dan a chance to get closer to home and back to the people of the Midwest.
Dan is a general assignment reporter, fill-in anchor and "Chairman of the BigBoard." The BigBoard is our visually driven piece of news technology. Using the web connected to a plasma touch screen, Dan brings the latest stories from the Internet into our newscasts.
For more than a decade researchers at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, have been testing the idea of wrapping homes and structures in fire blankets to keep them from burning in wild fires.
Tuesday night the top 12 Democrats running for president will take the debate stage at Otterbein College in Westerville, Ohio. Ahead of that debate, CBS News released new poll numbers focused on the Democratic candidates.
On Friday Jeopardy host Alex Trebek gave a candid interview disclosing that not only is he still in Stage IV of pancreatic cancer, but that his numbers which track the severity of the cancer are 50% than when originally diagnosed.
For a decade the Cleveland Athletic Club (CAC) sat empty and a bad roof destroyed just about everything on every floor. But after two years and $66 million, it’s back as The Athlon at The Cleveland Athletic Club Building.