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Lifetime Achievement awarded posthumously

Published 02/12 2014 12:11PM

Updated 02/12 2014 12:13PM

CHICAGO -- Journalists honored Roger Ebert Tuesday night. The late film critic is the recipient of this year's Illinois Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Journalism. He's the first UI graduate to be given the honor.

His wife, Chaz, was at the ceremony to accept the award. Ebert died last year after a long battle with cancer.

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