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Television

Reluctant Townie: 'The X-Files': A history of my nerd love

Tonight, "The X-Files" returns to television as a six-episode event series on Fox.

Who lives here? Jan. 23, 2016

Each week, The News-Gazette will show a screen shot of a home from a movie or TV show and ask readers, "Who lives here?"

Email your guess of a character who resides in the featured home 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. This week, you get a hint: Think Montana.

Top of the morning, Jan. 22, 2016

Archery business is booming in town. Need proof? Check out Friday's Champaign Illini Archery Invitational at the Leonhard Recreation Center. About 700 archers are expected to compete.

"They are coming from all over the state," said Lynne Srull, a retired PE teacher at Jefferson Middle School who started the archery team there.

Competitors range from third-graders to 12th.

Rich Warren: The preview has come and gone

The whirring slot machines continue dinging in Las Vegas, but the future has moved on to Best Buy, Glenn Poor's Audio-Video and Amazon.com. The International Consumer Electronics Show decamped a few weeks ago, seeding its new products to us for this spring.

Who lives here? Jan. 16, 2016

Each week, The News-Gazette will show a screen shot of a home from a movie or TV show and ask readers, "Who lives here?"

Email your guess of a character who resides in the featured home 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.

LAST WEEK'S ANSWER ...

Look back: Highlights from Melissa Merli on the week that was

Like seeing old friends

Who lives here? Jan. 9, 2016

Each week, The News-Gazette will show a screen shot of a home from a movie or TV show and ask readers, "Who lives here?"

Rich Warren: Not everything stays in Vegas — especially at CES

Viva Las Vegas, land of Sheldon Adelson, the playground of the late, great Rat Pack and home of one of the world's two largest electronics exhibitions.

If it has a plug, batteries or LED, it's in Las Vegas this week.

The International Consumer Electronics Show began with press day Jan. 5 and ends Saturday.

Ask 'Mimi,' Jan. 3, 2016

What's the latest on the Champaign-born actress-singer Ariana Neal?

Big news: Nicki Minaj picked Ariana, 11, to portray her in the upcoming ABC Family (soon to be renamed Freeform) sitcom, "Nicki," based on the rapper's early life.

On Dec. 18, Minaj posted this on Instagram about Ariana:

Champaign toddler who appears in national Shriners ads getting first surgery

CHAMPAIGN — Look at that smile.

It's no wonder the folks at Shriners Hospitals for Children chose 3-year-old Champaign tot Ava Diehl to star as their video poster child.

"One person posted that, after seeing Ava's face, who wouldn't want to give to Shriners?" said her dad, Blake Diehl.