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Who lives here? June 28, 2014

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?"

Who lives here? June 21, 2014

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?"

SJ-O grad goes from cap and gown to MTV

Lexie Boaz went from the St. Joseph-Ogden High School's stage to MTV's.

Boaz, a 2014 graduate of SJ-O, recently appeared on the MTV show "Copycat." On the show, the competitors try to sound like their favorite recording artists to earn the title of Ultimate Copycat. Boaz chose to mimic pop singer Demi Lovato because she has been a fan of the artist since she was 10 years old.

Who lives here? June 14, 2014

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: Antenna should improve in-home radio reception

When FM broadcasting arrived in the 1940s, it surpassed AM not only with its wider frequency response, but also wider dynamic range with far less noise. Basically, noise, like a weed, is any sound you don't want to hear. Common electrical noise tends to be amplitude modulated (AM).

Champaign native misses shot at Miss USA crown

BATON ROUGE, La.— Champaign's own Miss Illinois USA won't be Miss USA this year.

Lexi Atkins, 21, of Champaign, also a former Miss Illinois Teen USA, competed in the Miss USA pageant Sunday in Baton Rouge, La., but she wasn't among the young women selected for the top 20.

Atkins was an athlete, singer and actress at Champaign's Centennial High School.

Ask 'Mimi' June 8, 2014

Greg Springer of Urbana asks: Is it my imagination or didn't Dominic Fumusa go to the UI in its theater department? I'm pretty sure I reviewed him favorably many times over the years. And he's a regular on 'Nurse Jackie' and currently in New York City on the stage, I believe. He's a good actor, but he never seems to get much visibility.

Who lives here? June 7, 2014

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?" The first person to email wholiveshere@news-gazette.com with a person who resides in the featured house will get a shout-out in next week's section. Be sure to include your full name and town of residence.

Top of the Morning, June 6, 2014

Three years ago during a local fundraiser, Champaign's Hope Eastin bought a one-day rental of the Illinois softball complex, which is named for her friend, Shorty Eichelberger.

On Saturday, Eastin will honor Eichelberger with Shorty Softball Day at the field that bears her family's name.

Who lives here? May 31, 2014

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?" The first person to email wholiveshere@news-gazette.com with a person who resides in the featured house will get a shout-out in next week's section. Be sure to include your full name and town of residence.