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Entertainment listings, Dec. 21-28, 2017

EVENTS

This weekend

HOOPESTON'S ANNUAL CHRISTMAS LIGHT SHOW

What: Annual Christmas display of lights in the park.

When: Light displays, 5 to 11 p.m. every evening, Dec. 21 until Jan. 2, 2018.

Where: McFerren Park, Hoopeston.

Cost: Free.

More info:Call 217-495-2800 or 217-274-2956.

HOLIDAY LIGHTS AT BUNKER HILL

Illinois Ancestors: New edition of Irish Lives Remembered now available

An article explaining the use of DNA to identify the remains of 150 World War I vets buried in a European military cemetery is one of the articles in the most recent issue of the free genealogy magazine Irish Lives Remembered (Issue 38, Autumn 2017).

Top of the Morning, Dec. 18, 2017

Continuing our look back at the most-viewed things on our website by pageviews in 2017 (last week's first installment focused on videos), we're turning this week to another component of our online offerings that print can't match — photo galleries.

Rich Warren: A little help with holiday shopping

Quick, with eight shopping days until Christmas, add these items to your stockings.

Headphones cover a wide price range, from $25 to $500, with some amazing sound quality in the $50 to $150 price range.

Wired In: Trudy Kriven

Each week, staff writer Paul Wood chats with a high-tech entrepreneur. This week, meet WALTRAUD (TRUDY) KRIVEN, a professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Illinois who's CEO of KeaneTech LLC.

Top of the Morning, Dec. 16, 2017

On Saturdays, we'll introduce additions to the growing newsroom at News-Gazette Media. Today: Prep sports coordinator Colin Likas.

COLIN LIKAS spent three years helping design and edit our nationally recognized sports section. But his goal out of Butler University was to write, calling it "a passion of mine."

Top of the Morning, Dec. 15, 2017

Check out "Good Morning America" this weekend on ABC, and you will see a familiar face.

Software firm protests upgrade contract for UI's Chicago med school

CHICAGO — A $100 million-plus upgrade of electronic records systems at the University of Illinois medical center in Chicago has come under state scrutiny after a protest filed by a software company that lost out on the lucrative contract.

Entertainment listings, Dec. 14-21, 2017

EVENTS

This weekend

HOOPESTON'S ANNUAL CHRISTMAS LIGHT SHOW

What: Annual Christmas display of lights in the park.

When: Light displays, 5 to 11 p.m. every evening, Dec. 14 until Jan. 2, 2018.

Where: McFerren Park, Hoopeston.

Cost: Free.

More info: Call 217-495-2800 or 217-274-2956.

HOLIDAY LIGHTS AT BUNKER HILL

Illinois Ancestors: FamilySearch changes policy for online records

FamilySearch continues to be the largest free online source of genealogical records, and while its privacy policy has not changed, it now has a new requirement to access records.