Question: A former meteorologist for ABC-TV, co-founder of The Weather Channel, and before that, a personality at WBLN-TV Bloomington, WCIA-TV Champaign and WJBC-AM radio Bloomington was John Coleman, who died last week at age 83. He also left behind a niece who is especially well-known in Bloomington-Normal. Do you know who she is?
Answer: That would be Claire Coleman Lamonica, director of the Center for Teaching, Learning and Technology at Illinois State University. Her husband is ISU's retired director of sports information, Tom Lamonica, who currently teaches and directs internships in the School of Communication.