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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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Top of the Morning, June 9, 2017

For almost two decades, assistant coach Kerry Rodeffer has been a part of the Champaign Central baseball program. But win or lose this weekend in Joliet, the state tournament will be Rodeffer's last on the Maroons bench.

Frank's Faves: Movie neighbors

"It's a beautiful day in this neighborhood, a beautiful day for a neighbor. Would you be mine?" — Fred Rogers

Top of the Morning, June 8, 2017

We didn't just change the look of our weekly weekend preview.

We changed the name of it.

And, as you'll notice by flipping through today's eight-page extra, we changed the feel of it.

On The Go: Powered by News-Gazette Media is bigger and bolder thanks to contributions from every corner of our operation, from the newsroom at 15 Main to the radio center on South Neil.

Who lives here? June 3, 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 2, 2017

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

Top of the Morning, June 2, 2017

When T.O.T.M. leaves The News-Gazette after a busy day of writing, he will hear music. Lots of it. And on every Friday until late August.

"Friday Night Live" starts today in downtown Champaign. The free street-side performances run from 6 to 8 p.m.

Marcus Jackson/About Town: Sports anchor is orange and blue all way through

CHICAGO — Whether he's anchoring the sports desk on CBS 2 or hosting any of the various in-house productions with Illinois athletics, you've likely seen Ryan Baker. And whether you realize it or not, you've probably seen Baker in person, too. He's often in Champaign for Illini sporting events, or to visit his parents, who moved to Urbana in the summer of 1991.