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Television

Ask 'Mimi,' July 9, 2017

Why isn't Jennifer Roscoe on the 10 p.m. news anymore?

She decided to give up anchoring it to have more time at home with her two teenage daughters and husband. She continues to anchor the WCIA Channel 3 news shows at 5, 6 and 6:30 p.m.

Who lives here? July 8, 2017

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 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.

Top of the Morning, July 7, 2017

The name on the fancy trophy reads, "Bret Beherns: 2017 Medium Market TV Best TV Sportscaster." But the WCIA sports director wants you to know that others helped make it possible.

"It's certainly an honor," Beherns said. "It really is not a reflection of me as much as my team."

Entertainment listings, July 6-13, 2017

EVENTS

URBANA FIRST FRIDAYS

What: Main Street between Race Street and Broadway Avenue will be closed to cars and open for festival fun. Unique tastings, games, fire and dance performers, dinner specials, art shows and more.

When: 4 to 11 p.m. July 7.

Where: Downtown Urbana.

FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE

'Bad Astronomer' to give talk at Champaign library

CHAMPAIGN — Phil Plait, an astronomer and the head science writer for "Bill Nye Saves the World," will speak at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Champaign Public Library as part of its "The Sky's the Limit" summer series.

Frank's Faves: 'Fake news' movies

"There ain't no good guy, there ain't no bad guy. There's only you and me, and we just disagree." — Dave Mason

Rich Warren: Let's talk tablets

As your mock doctor of technology, I advise taking two tablets and calling me in the morning. The range of available tablets (a category originated by Apple's iPad) gives one a headache. Tablets continue improving, while at the same time, being squeezed between ever larger smartphones and more full-featured shrinking laptop computers.

Who lives here? July 1, 2017

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 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

#TheMJs, June 30, 2017

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

TOP TWEETS

POLITICS

Top of the Morning, June 30, 2017

For years, East Central Illinois has counted on Doug Quick to tell us if we need an umbrella or if we can wear shorts. Today, Quick is doing double duty. And getting recognized for his work.