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Top of the morning, June 19, 2015

Weekend Media Guide

Larry The Cable Guy has played Champaign-Urbana in the past, appearing at State Farm Center. And he may do more shows in the future.

But you won't see the comedy star at Memorial Stadium for the Oct. 3 between Illinois and his beloved Nebraska.

"I go to all the home games," Larry said. "I've only been to a couple of away games.

Who lives here? June 13, 2015

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Top of the morning, June 12, 2015

I was born in the 1960s. In late '61 to be exact. My memories from that decade are limited to my first years at Catholic school and hanging out with my best friend, SCOOTER.

So, when CNN devoted a series to "The Sixties," it was mostly over my head.

Starting Thursday night, CNN moved more into my wheelhouse with "The Seventies."

Entertainment listings, June 11-18, 2015

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SUMMER FARM TOUR

Rich Warren: Taking a gigabyte out of your cell bill

"Wake up and smell the gigabytes!" a reborn Ann Landers might exhort. While paying a recent cellphone bill, the dollars attached to those gigabytes reared up and smacked me in the gob. We were paying $1,440 a year, including the UI discount, for two smartphones on a family plan account with 4 GB of data. A dozen years ago we paid $720 a year for a landline and a single voice-only cellphone.

Who lives here? June 6, 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?"

Top of the morning, June 5, 2015

If you think you have heard the voice, you probably have.

CLAY MATVICK is callling the Illinois-Vanderbilt super regional games for ESPNU. The St. Cloud State alum has been here before. Recently.

Frank's Faves, June 4, 2015

Like many, I, too, mourn the recent premature passing of the CBS-TV buddy-cop show "Battle Creek." I love grumpily rumpled star Dean Winters (formerly "Mayhem" of the Allstate commercials), and though the series got off to a wobbly start, it seemed to be just hitting its stride when CBS pulled the plug.

Rich Warren: Lend me your ears for antenna talk

What's not to like about free? Depending upon where you live in East Central Illinois, you have a choice of a score or more of free broadcast TV channels. I've been reliving my childhood watching "The Lone Ranger" and "Zorro" on the secondary channel of WAND.

Who lives here? May 30, 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?"