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Getting Personal: Derick Fabert

Each week, we offer a Q&A with a local personality. Today, 31-year-old Derick Fabert, the chief meteorologist at WCIA Channel 3, chats with The News-Gazette's Melissa Merli. At the moment, he is focused on a class he'll teach this spring at the University of Illinois. Fabert doesn't like wearing a tie every day, bu he loves his job so much, he'll get over it.

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

Bluegrass loses friend

New TV? Better find some space for the old one

CHAMPAIGN — If Santa brought you a shiny new high-definition television this Christmas, you might already be regretting you didn't ask him to take the old one back to the North Pole.

Who lives here? Dec. 26, 2015

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: Highs, lows of new Comcast service

Comcast offers you a Christmas present. Internet-only subscribers now can view much of the programming previously available only with its cable subscription packages.

Who lives here? Dec. 19, 2015

Each week on this page, 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.

Top of the morning, Dec. 18, 2015

Mike Haile is always looking for new ways to interact with listeners. The general manager of WDWS, WHMS and WKIO found one with the text line. Sponsored by Cassel Home Comfort, the text lines allow the audience to chime in without having to go on the air.

Who lives here? Dec. 12, 2015

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 next week. Be sure to include your full name and town of residence.

LAST WEEK'S ANSWER ...

Former Monticello resident latest to hit 'Wheel of Fortune' stage

MONTICELLO — Tryouts were intense, the wheel is old and heavy, and Vanna White is "stunningly gorgeous, and also the nicest person."

Those are the impressions of former Monticello resident Kara Kamienski, who cannot yet reveal how she fared on "Wheel of Fortune" but is free to tell about her experience.

Rich Warren: Still shopping? These gifts are sure to thrill

Fifteen shopping days till Christmas, counting today. Many folks already snared a bargain gift over the past couple of weeks. Here are some universal suggestions in case some names remain on your list.