The Northern Illinois University football team faces Marshall in Tuesday's inaugural Boca Raton Bowl.
The Huskies claimed the Mid-American Conference championship earlier this month in Detroit. They head south for tonight's match-up. They will meet the Conference USA Champion Marshall Thundering Herd at FAU Stadium in Boca Raton Florida.
The Huskies enter the game with an 11-2 record. Marshall was 12-1 this season.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn traveled to Maryland this weekend to visit the Army’s Walter Reed Medical Center. After delivering Christmas cards to wounded service members, Quinn made a pitch to frequent fliers to donate their miles to the family members of patients at facilities like Walter Reed:
You don't have to give all your miles. You can give a portion of those miles to a common fund. You can learn about this at OperationHomefront.org.
Cook County Circuit judge Timothy Evans is scheduled to address reporters today about allowing cameras in courtrooms.
Last week the Illinois Supreme Court allowed the use of cameras and audio recording devices in Cook County courts on an experimental basis. Cook is the largest and latest of dozens of counties that joined a camera pilot program launched in 2012.