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Chick-fil-A to replace long-closed Ruby Tuesday in Champaign

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CHAMPAIGN — Chick-fil-A is making plans to open a new restaurant in Champaign.

Religion calendar, Sept. 21-28, 2018

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Entertainment listings, Sept. 20-27, 2018

EVENTS

This weekend

PUDGY PUMPKIN FALL FESTIVAL

What: A day full of family fun. Pony rides, petting zoo, facepainting, balloon animals, pumpkin decorating, food trucks, free kids games and straw maze, local food trucks and more.

When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 22.

Where: Prairie Gardens, 3000 W. Springfield Ave., C.

Cost: One Pudgy ticket, $1.

Meg Makes | Cast-iron skillet key to tasty cobbler

Donna Huls is a special co-worker and friend — and also keeper of the best recipes.

For example, today's dish, which originated on the "Family Savvy" blog. Huls says it's the best blackberry cobbler she's ever made, and that the secret is likely in the cast-iron skillet.

McDonald's employees protest sexual harassment in workplace

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — McDonald's workers staged protests in several cities Tuesday in what organizers billed as the first multistate strike seeking to combat sexual harassment in the workplace.

My Amish Home | Back to our usual routine with the horse

"Let not mercy and truth forsake thee: bind them about thy neck; write them upon the table of thine heart. So shalt thou find favour and good understanding in the sight of God and man. Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths." Proverbs 3:3-6

Top of the Morning, Sept. 19, 2018

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For years, RICHARD and JOANNE GERARD have made the short trip to Jocko's in Danville for good food and company.

On Friday, the restaurant's staff turned the tables on the Oakwood couple.

Frank's Weekend Faves, Sept. 16, 2018

There's nothing like a free local concert to support a great cause — and to celebrate a special occasion — which is why there's nothing quite like 'Boom-Bash,' scheduled for this Saturday night at Boomerangs Bar and Grill in Urbana.

Boomerangs is hosting the seventh annual "Boom-Bash" featuring local acts Sun Stereo on an outdoor stage from 9 to 11 p.m.

Religion calendar, Sept. 14-21, 2018

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Danville district wins USDA grant to get more fruits, veggies in elementaries

DANVILLE — Students at five Danville elementaries will get extra servings of fruits and veggies at school this year.

That's because the school district won a $77,650 grant to participate in the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program.