Susan Miller: Tips for better brainstorming at work
If “two heads are better than one,” than logic would imply that six or 10 heads would be even better when trying to arrive at a solution, right? Maybe not -- at least not in the early stages of problem solving.
- Jim Bailey: Who really cares what’s on this dumb phone anyway? With the technological capabilities of today’s handheld communication devices, people can carry their life history in their hand. A few keystrokes will call up bank accounts, every email they’ve ever sent, sensitive personal information and all their personal and business contacts.
- Ken de la Bastide: National Crown in spotlight This Saturday marks the 65th running of the National Crown, acknowledged as the longest continuous stock car race in America. The Southern 500 at Darlington Speedway also started in 1950, but that race came to an end in 2004.
Scott Underwood: City of Anderson's 150-year celebration taking shape
The community was in existence long before 1865, tracing back to at least the late 18th century, when Chief Anderson established a Native American village along the banks of the White River near today's Eighth Street bridge. But Anderson didn't officially incorporate as a city until a few months after the Civil War ended.
- Jesse Wilkerson column: Solar Roadways could change the way we live New Yorker staff writer and bestselling author Malcolm T. Gladwell said it best in "The Tipping Point," his first of many notable books, published in 2000.
- Maureen Hayden: Colleagues of indicted sheriff feel the glare of distrust Last Tuesday didn’t go the way Daviess County Sheriff Jerry Harbstreit thought it would.
- Sammy the beagle's long journey to a perfect home Sammy the beagle with big brown eyes and a soft silky coat was brought to the Madison County Humane Society a few days after the 4th of July. Sammy, 3 1/2 years old had been living with his sixth family. As a young puppy his life had been what every little furry guy could have wanted. He was loved, taught to hunt rabbits, do tricks and was a constant companion to his owner. After a year of living the perfect beagle life his owner became gravely ill and died.
- Ken de la Bastide: County again absentee vote probe target Ever since 1977 when I first started covering politics in Madison County, there have been issues and concerns about absentee ballot voting. There have been federal and state investigations and at least once, in 2003, charges were filed.
- Dennis Lanane: Prescription abuse a problem with seniors, too The average American, between the ages of 19 and 64, now takes more than 11 prescription drugs, according to the latest statistics from the Kaiser Health Foundation.
- Rob Loose: What to do when a pet dies For many local families, dogs and cats aren’t just furry friends — they’re an important part of the family. After all, pets love us unconditionally and bring immense joy into our lives. That’s why it can be absolutely heart-breaking to lose a beloved animal companion.
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