Trump lashes out at Omarosa, calls her 'that dog'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump escalated his messy clash with former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman on Tuesday, referring to the longtime colleague, who had been the top African-American in his White House, as "that dog!"

Trump lashes out at 'Wacky Omarosa' over book, tapes

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump lashed out at Omarosa Manigault Newman Monday, saying the former White House adviser — who is promoting a tell-all book and airing secret audio recordings —"got fired for the last time."

Rich Warren | Today's TVs still have limitations

In my youth, our 23-inch TV screen looked huge. Even the 16-inch screen in my bedroom seemed substantial. The maximum home TV screen size settled at 25 inches for decades.

Who lives here? Aug. 11, 2018

Each week on this page, The News-Gazette will show a screenshot of a home from a movie or television show and ask readers, "Who lives here?" Email your guess of a character who resides there to, and we'll give a winner a shout-out on next week's page. Be sure to include your full name and town of residence.

Top of the Morning, Aug. 10, 2018

Big Ten Network has put the conference's coaches to work in an effort to end a stalemate with Comcast.

Frank's Faves: Movie 'repeats'

"This is the lesson that history teaches: Repetition." — Gertrude Stein

My wife would be the first to tell you: I have my share of personality flaws. In fact, she could probably provide you with a 20-page itemized list.

Like musical variety? Just ask for (Keb') Mo'

CHAMPAIGN — Keb' Mo' is an artist of many musical styles, but more blues than country, even though he lives in Nashville.

"I live in Nashville because it's too cold in Chicago," says the four-time Grammy Award winner.

Still, country is a part of his wide-ranging talents. He was nominated for Country Song of the Year for "I Hope," co-written with The Dixie Chicks,

Entertainment listings, Aug. 9-16, 2018


This weekend


What: Carnival operating daily until Aug. 11. Daily music entertainment, pig races and a petting zoo are free attractions. Daily livestock shows, food, exhibits and evening grandstand entertainment: barnyard tractor pull, Aug. 9; rodeo, Aug. 10; demolition derby, 5:30 p.m. Aug. 11.

When: Aug. 9-11.

Jim Dey | 'The Problem with Apu' is those who have problem

Those highly sensitive people who are appalled by Apu still have a problem.

Fox network officials recently announced that they have no plans to intervene in the ongoing controversy between supporters and opponents of Apu, the genial entrepreneur who runs the Kwik-E-Mart on "The Simpsons."

The Reluctant Townie | Don't jump the shark, it's the summer of 'The Meg'

Is everybody having a good summer?

Last week, I had the chance to throw an honest-to-God Frisbee and chug a bottle of basement-aged Zima, so my summer might have already peaked, but I am still optimistic that the final month of the season has some surprises left in store.