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Illini basketball faces hot Northwestern squad

Illinois' Ahmad Starks (3) runs point during the game against Maryland at State Farm Center on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015. The Illini won 64-57.
February 28, 2015

Ahmad Starks knows that it’s now or never. The senior point guard for the Illinois men’s basketball team has never made the NCAA tournament. With the Illini on the bubble for the second straight...

Daily Bread Soup Kitchen looks to continue its values in new Champaign location

Ellen McDowell (center) stands with a group of volunteers as the director of the Daily Bread Soup Kitchen of 35 years.
January 28, 2015

Six months before shifting locations and turning off the burners for good at the New Covenant Fellowship, the Daily Bread Soup Kitchen was on an over 30-year run. Since its inception in 1980, the kitchen...

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