Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
Sunday October 12, 2014
On Topic: Foul play
Where does the employer’s responsibility — or, put another way, blame — start and end when an employee misbehaves — or, ...
Sunday September 14, 2014
On Topic: Top and bottom of the ladders
Isn’t that just the way? You read one thing and you think, yeah, that makes sense. Then you hear something else and you wonder, well, gosh < ...
Sunday July 06, 2014
On Topic: Forbidden fruit
Not quite 10 minutes, tops, after finishing off the shiny red apple — a Gala, if I recall correctly, though it could have been a Braeburn ...
Sunday June 08, 2014
On Topic: The hard stuff
Target admitted it had messed up.
“With the benefit of hindsight, we are investigating whether, if different judgments had been made, ...
Sunday May 25, 2014
On topic: Spooked by MOOCs
As midlife career changes go, Jeb Stuart Magruder’s was pretty remarkable.
True, he wasn’t the first person in history to claim ...
Sunday May 11, 2014
On Topic: Waiting for the punch line
So which do you want first, as the old joke goes: the good news or the bad news?
I have to warn you, though, you might not find the punch lin ...
Sunday April 27, 2014
On Topic: It’s personal
Some hardships, like a nagging lower-back pain, or agonizing over what Cedar Rapids could have done differently to win the favors of the Iowa Racin ...
Sunday April 13, 2014
On Topic: Then as now
The upfront premise of political reporter Lynne Olson’s latest book, “Those Angry Days,” is about the struggle for public opin ...