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This week In Illini History: Bill Self is how old?

Former Illini kicker Dan Beaver turns 60 on Christmas Day. Former hoops coach Bill Self isn't that old but does celebrate another birthday on Saturday.

Getting Personal: Tim Johnson

 Retired Illinois U.S. Rep. Tim Johnson is staying busy in the Champaign area. 

1st Annual Holiday Light Show in Hoopeston

Take a ride through McFerren Park during the 1st Annual Holiday Light Show in Hoopeston on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014. The lights display, which shines throughout the one-mile drive, is free to the public and runs from dusk to 11p.m. each night until Sunday,  Jan. 4.

Illinois 62, Missouri 59

College basketball writer Marcus Jackson talks about Illinois' stunner on Saturday at Scottrade Center against the rival Tigers.

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.