My Amish Home: Chores await the end of this missive

"The soul that sinneth, it shall die. The son shall not bear the iniquity of the father, neither shall the father bear the iniquity of the son; the righteousness of the righteous shall be upon him, and the wickedness of the wicked shall be upon him.

To Your Health: Brighten up your coleslaw with fresh radishes

By Beth Peralta 

Grilling season is upon us! What is your go-to side dish when it comes time to make up your favorite summer meal?

Today's Special: Burger King building in Urbana

URBANA — Students living in the new apartments popping up on University Avenue north of Campustown will soon have a new option for dinner: Burger King.

Religion calendar, June 10-17, 2016

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UPDATE: Attorney general sues Jimmy John's over non-compete clause

CHICAGO — Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is taking sandwich chain Jimmy John's to court over its controversial non-compete clause for its employees.

Entertainment listings, June 9-16, 2016

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My Amish Life: Knocking many chores off the list

"And it came to pass, as Jesus sat at meat in the house, behold, many publicans and sinners came and sat down with him and his disciples. And when the pharisees saw it, they said unto his disciples, 'Why eateth your Master with publicans and sinners?' But when Jesus heard that, he said unto them, 'They that be whole need not a physician, but they that are sick.

Meg Makes: Bountiful strawberries make great cake

My baking friends and I got together recently with a bounty of garden-picked strawberries.

The resulting strawberry cupcakes had the out-of-this-world flavor I tend to associate with in-season fruit.

'I like the way they help people'

URBANA — It wasn't just driving on the other side of the road that Scotland native Paul Montador had to adjust to when he first began making his home in the U.S.

It was all the friendliness.

Back in the UK, he'd go into stores and encounter grumpiness, he recalled, and when he went into stores in Champaign-Urbana he found friendly faces and people telling him to have a nice day.

Strawberry fields not forever

The strawberries are slim pickings at Strawberry Acres near Danville as the 29th harvest comes to a close.