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#TheMJs, March 17, 2017

On Fridays, staff writer Marcus Jackson (@MarcusJ_NG) provides a quick glance at the best that Twitter has to offer.

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Top o' the Morning, March 17, 2017

COLE HENKE won't skip the NCAA tournament. But his current location makes it tricky.

"I haven't missed one in years and don't plan on missing one now," Henke said.

The UI broadcast journalism major from Belleville is spending the semester in Canberra, Australia. He is studying at the Australian National University and "having an amazing time."

Frank's Faves: St. Patrick's Day movies

This week: A funny thing happened to my genealogy a couple years ago. I became a wee bit Irish ...

Entertainment listings, March 16-23, 2017

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Next week

PRAIRIE GARDENS FAIRYTALE GARDEN FAIR

Who lives here? March 11, 2017

Each week on this page, The News-Gazette will show a screenshot of a home from a movie or TV show and ask readers, "Who lives here?" Email your guess of a character who resides there to wholiveshere@news-gazette.com, 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.

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Entertainment listings, March 9-16, 2017

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This weekend

BECKMAN INSTITUTE OPEN HOUSE

Nick Offerman returning to UI for Japan House event

URBANA — Actor/humorist Nick Offerman will return to town to take part in "Whisky, Wood and Barbecue," a fundraiser from 4 to 6 p.m. April 1 for Japan House, founded by his mentor, Shozo Sato.

Studio Visit: Kyle Klein II

Kyle Klein II, 16, of Champaign is an actor appearing mainly in regional theater. He has been home-schooled since he was in eighth grade. He stars in the two-person chamber musical, "John & Jen"; the last show is at 5 p.m. today at Parkland College Theatre.

When did you start acting?

Rich Warren: Comcast launches app to track service reps

Bulletin from the North Pole: For those girls and boys who have been good, Santa now offers to shimmy down the chimney within a prearranged half-hour window, and you can track him with a smartphone app. That way, the milk won't be warm, and the cookies won't go stale.

That's Entertainment: Spotlighting events troughout the area

Here's what's happening in the area's ...

MUSIC SCENE

Black Sacred Music Symposium Concert