Happy Monday. Welcome to the first full day of Hanukkah. Bring on the light!
- Today's weather: Cloudy with a high of 41.
Situational awareness: Barrier-breaking fashion designer Virgil Abloh, who was born and raised in Rockford before becoming artistic director of Louis Vuitton's menswear collection and the CEO of fashion house Off-White, died of a rare cancer on Sunday. He was 41 years old.
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