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Who lives here? Jan. 16, 2016

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?"

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 ...

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

Like seeing old friends

Who lives here? Jan. 9, 2016

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: Not everything stays in Vegas — especially at CES

Viva Las Vegas, land of Sheldon Adelson, the playground of the late, great Rat Pack and home of one of the world's two largest electronics exhibitions.

If it has a plug, batteries or LED, it's in Las Vegas this week.

The International Consumer Electronics Show began with press day Jan. 5 and ends Saturday.

Ask 'Mimi,' Jan. 3, 2016

What's the latest on the Champaign-born actress-singer Ariana Neal?

Big news: Nicki Minaj picked Ariana, 11, to portray her in the upcoming ABC Family (soon to be renamed Freeform) sitcom, "Nicki," based on the rapper's early life.

On Dec. 18, Minaj posted this on Instagram about Ariana:

Who lives here? Jan. 2, 2016

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?" 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 ...

Champaign toddler who appears in national Shriners ads getting first surgery

CHAMPAIGN — Look at that smile.

It's no wonder the folks at Shriners Hospitals for Children chose 3-year-old Champaign tot Ava Diehl to star as their video poster child.

"One person posted that, after seeing Ava's face, who wouldn't want to give to Shriners?" said her dad, Blake Diehl.

Rich Warren: Taking a sneak peek into the future

Being the last day of the year, we spin the crystal ball to forecast the virtual future. Every year our higher resolution crystal ball started the size of a bowling ball (anyone remember bowling?) and following the trends of electronics shrank to the size of a marble. Thus, it requires a special cardboard viewer from Google that holds it the right distance in front of my eyes.

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

Bluegrass loses friend

Getting Personal: Derick Fabert

Each week, we offer a Q&A with a local personality. Today, 31-year-old Derick Fabert, the chief meteorologist at WCIA Channel 3, chats with The News-Gazette's Melissa Merli. At the moment, he is focused on a class he'll teach this spring at the University of Illinois. Fabert doesn't like wearing a tie every day, bu he loves his job so much, he'll get over it.