Meg Makes: Fresh tomatoes perfect for skewers

Given the opportunity, I would be happy to subsist entirely on garden tomatoes during the summer.

Others understandably like to accompany their tomatoes with other food, though. Tomatoes are an integral part of this recipe for Caprese salad skewers.

My friend Kelly Nykaza of Mahomet recently made them for a baby shower we attended.

Planting seeds for those in need

DANVILLE — Danville Area Community College is looking for volunteers to help plant a variety of crops that will be used to help feed students in need.

The planting will take place between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tuesday at the DACC Sustainability Farm in the 400 block of North Daisy Lane, east of the college campus.

Entertainment listings, June 16-23, 2016

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Meg Makes: No-bake dessert keeps hot oven dormant

This time of year, I'm consistently grateful for central air conditioning.

Still, though, I can't bear the thought of turning on my oven. Regular pizza Fridays get canceled. I put off baking, too.

So when I have a great no-bake dessert recipe, I truly believe this is the time of year to use it.

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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Deadline is noon Tuesday before Friday publication.


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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