Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
Sunday November 09, 2014
On Topic: Still some time on the clock
Every Sunday this month. starting on page 1A, we’ve been running installments of our series titled Aging in Iowa. The stories take a look at ...
Sunday October 26, 2014
On Topic: Innovators and troublemakers
Alan Turing suddenly is everywhere.
The English mathematician is the subject of a new movie, “The Imitation Game,” about the cr ...
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 ...