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Posted Aug 22, 2014 at 1:01 AM

Ferguson, Missouri, has stumbled into the national spotlight for all the wrong reasons. From the tragic homicide of Michael Brown, an unarmed teenager, at the hands of the police, to the large-scale protests—peaceful and violent — to the para-military police response and the intervention of the National Guard, Ferguson has taken a hit.

Posted Aug 22, 2014 at 12:01 AM

While I recognize for the adults being around a cabin full of kids is far from relaxing, just knowing you are away from the normal routine is nice....

Posted Aug 20, 2014 at 12:01 AM

Announcer: “And in this week’s episode of Josh the Unsuccessful Bounty Hunter, Josh goes after Mugs O’Feeny, Public Enemy Number One!”

Posted Aug 15, 2014 at 1:01 AM

The World Health Organization has officially declared the Ebola virus an international health emergency.

Posted Aug 15, 2014 at 12:01 AM

While the calendar still says we have more than a month until the fall equinox, which is officially Sept. 22, the reality is summer is over for the area this coming Monday when the kids go back to school.

Updated Aug 14, 2014 at 2:56 PM

I’m missing a lot. You probably are, too.Times moves quickly. There are many things to do. Not all of them can be done.

Updated Aug 11, 2014 at 10:17 AM

Here we go again in the Mideast. We needed to go to Iraq in 1990 in order to protect the small nation of Kuwait. We went in 2003 was an exercise in bad judgment. We didn’t know it at the time, but history tells us the truth of that situation.

Posted Aug 11, 2014 at 12:01 AM

For a few years there when I was in college, I got a lot of speeding tickets.

Updated Aug 8, 2014 at 12:09 PM

College interns are a unique category of employee. Rather than simply being hired to perform a task at an appropriate rate of pay, managers are asked to teach these temporary employees about the world of business — the “real” skills that will be...

Posted Aug 8, 2014 at 12:01 AM

I am not what you would call farmer material, but, like others who make their way to Farmfest year after year, I go for other reasons....

Updated Aug 7, 2014 at 4:27 PM

Predictive analytics is the process by which analysts are able extract information from a huge amount of data in order to reveal patterns and make predictions about what might happen in the future. Predictive analytics is not a crystal ball, but it...

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