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SADORUS — Jennie Garth has been on a hit TV show and in movies. But on Saturday night, she was just another customer as she dropped in unexpectedly at two Sadorus businesses.

The Pub in Sadorus co-owner James Hatchel said Garth, 43, came in with her husband, sister, niece and her niece's fianc.

"They hung out for quite a while," Hatchel said. "They were just having a good time."

Hello again, Pat Sajak

For the third time in a new season not yet four weeks old, a Champaign resident will put Vanna White to work on TV's longest-running syndicated game show.

The latest local to spin the "Wheel of Fortune" is 25-year-old UI PhD student RACHEL KLAREN, whose episode airs Thursday (6:30 p.m., WAND-TV).

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

Binging on 'Doc Now!'

Who lives here? Oct. 3, 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?'

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

University YMCA exhibit

Who lives here? Sept. 26, 2015

Each week, The News-Gazette will show a screen shot of a home from a movie or television 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 ...

'CSI' ends its 15-season run with 2-hour reunion finale

FRAZIER MOORE, AP Television Writer

NEW YORK (AP) — There was scant evidence suggesting it would be a hit.

For 'Amazing Race,' cousins used condition as motivation

CHAMPAIGN — Gander Mountain department supervisor by day, TV star by night.

That pretty much sums up Alex Manard's life. At least, for the rest of this week.

The Champaign Central graduate and his cousin, Adam Dingeman, are one of the teams on "The Amazing Race" this season. The show premieres at 7 p.m. Friday on CBS.

That's Entertainment: Spotlighting events around the area

Music scene

URBANA — The roots duo Anna & Elizabeth, who studied traditional Appalachian folk music, will perform from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Pizza M, 208 W. Main St., U.

The Champaign Urbana Folk and Roots Festival is presenting the event as part of its year-round concert series.

Fastest brush in the west

DANVILLE — Local speed painter John Jansky already knows what he's wearing to a celebrity event in Malibu, Calif., next week in honor of Danville native Dick Van Dyke, who turns 90 next month.

A tuxedo, of course.

Never mind the paint splatters on the jacket.