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Daily Bread Soup Kitchen backpack giveaway

The Daily Bread Soup Kitchen gave away 900 backpacks at their 6th annual backpack giveaway on Friday Dec. 19, 2014. Local service organizations, businesses and individuals donated warm weather and personal items to fill the backpacks.

Illini scrapbook: Harry Combes and the slush fund

Jim Turpin was with Harry Combes when news of the slush fund broke. Listen to the veteran announcer's account of what happened.

Illinois 73, Hampton 55

College basketball writer Marcus Jackson recaps the win against the Pirates and looks ahead to Saturday's rivalry game in St. Louis against Missouri.

Who's that Illini? He owned Ohio State

Coach, AD, ESPN talent, Ohio State tormentor ... he did a lot.

This week In Illini History: Mike Thomas turning 55

The UI's AD, linebacker Mason Monheim and NFL punter Steve Weatherford are blowing out candles this week.

Getting Personal: Paul Heald

University of Illinois law professor and author Paul Heald.

Oregon 77, Illinois 70

With the United Center ice being prepped for Sunday's Blackhawks game, college basketball writer Marcus Jackson discusses Illinois' loss to Oregon from Chicago.

Catlin Living Christmas Tree

Parishioners sing 'Come on Ring Those Bells' as part of the "Living Christmas Tree" at the Catlin Church of Christ on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014. The Living Christmas Tree was started at the church in 1986, and after a 10 year hiatus, was brought back to celebrate the churches 150th Anniversary in 2015. 

Newman Family Reveal

Tim and Evie Newman, with four-year-old son, Jameson, check out their newly decorated home, courtesy of  David and Melissa Jones, co-owners of Christmas Decor by Kingdom Lawn Care in Champaign, after a big reveal, which included friends and family of the Newman's,  in rural Mahomet on Frida

Black Dog update

An updated look at the new Black Dog under construction in downtown Champaign. (Floor plan here.) A lot has changed since this video three months ago.