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WCIA 3's Craig Choate and Annice McEwan wrap up inaugural event

CHICAGO (WCIA) -- Illinois athletics rolled out an orange carpet for its inaugural Hall of Fame event Friday night as some of the biggest names in Illini lore were honored.  Six-hundred people packed Stanley Hall at the Field Museum of Natural History for the party of a lifetime.  First ballot members Dick Butkus, Mannie Jackson, Jerry Colangelo and Dee Brown were four notable names on hand.  WCIA 3's Craig Choate and Annice McEwan report LIVE from the banks of Lake Michigan after the event.


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