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Frank's Faves: Movies with bad endings

I've said it before and I'll say it again: Suggestions are always welcome at Frank's Faves. Even those that stump the columnist. Trust me, it happens.

Entertainment listings, June 22-29, 2017

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VERMILION COUNTY FAIR

What: Grandstand entertainment includes Little Miss and Talent Show at 6 p.m. June 22, Truck and Tractor Pull at 6 p.m. June 23, Stadium Motocross at 7 p.m. June 24, Demo Derby at 4 p.m. June 25. Livestock shows, 4-H exhibits and shows, carnival, entertainment, food and more.

Ask 'Mimi,' June 18, 2017

Did David "D.J." Wang play piano again at Carnegie Hall?

Yes, for the third time, on May 29 as a first-place winner in the age category of five to 10 years in the American Protege International Piano and Strings Competition, open to students and adults worldwide. Last year he won a second place in the same competition.

Who Lives Here? June 17, 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.

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#TheMJs, June 16, 2017

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

Top of the Morning, June 16, 2017

A year after finishing as first runner-up at the Miss Illinois pageant, Champaign's Amelia Mugavero is back in the competition.

The native Texan was a broadcasting major at Illinois and a twirler for the Marching Illini.

Mugavero is one of 25 contestants at the Marion Cultural and Civic Center. She is Miss Central Illinois.

Entertainment listings, June 15-22, 2017

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This weekend

FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE

What: Live street-side performance series. Includes an eclectic mix of music and street performances including bluegrass, jazz, folk, rock and blues, along with a cappella music, belly dancing and live painting.

When: 6 to 8 p.m. Fridays, June 16 through Aug. 25.

Rich Warren: It's a 'brand'-new ballgame

Where are they now? Depending upon your age, different brand names recall different eras of consumer electronics. In 1960, a massive Admiral billboard advertised Admiral TVs along the "S-curve" of Lake Shore Drive in Chicago. Admiral vanished before the S-curve. Similarly, if you go back to the 1930s, Motorola led the field in car radios, thus the "motor" in its name.

Who lives here? June 10, 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 9, 2017

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

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