Saturday, February 25, 2012
Senate Bill Has IT Pro Overtime Pay in Crosshairs http://soc.li/qPX84YL
A few weeks ago, I was forwarded an email from a reader who blamed his poor health and the death of a friend on their jobs in healthcare IT. Long hours, lack of training, impossible projects and deaf-to-the-ear managers took its toll.
Senate Bill Has IT Pro Overtime Pay in Crosshairs
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Friday, February 17, 2012
Nevada is officially the first state to make self-driving cars (as made famous by Google) a legal presence on roads. There are conditions, of course, but the director of the Nevada's Department of Motor Vehicles ushered in the announcement with a hopeful, "Nevada is the first state to embrace what is surely the future of automobiles."
Friday, February 10, 2012
Benefit to be held for family of Lake City officer Schneider | Rivertowns.net | River Falls, Wisconsin
ROCHESTER, Minn. - Over 100 musicians will perform next weekend at a festival in Rochester -- and all of the proceeds will help the children of a Lake City police officer killed in the line of duty.
Iraq War veteran Alan Sylte Jr. of Hager City shot officer Shawn Schneider during a domestic disturbance on December 19th. Sylte then got into a standoff with police before he killed himself.
Thursday, February 09, 2012
Monday, February 06, 2012
Read more: Mileage Moment of Truth - We Put 40 Mpg Claims to the Test - Popular Mechanics
Sunday, February 05, 2012
UPDATE: No injuries reported after train derails in Red Wing | Rivertowns.net | River Falls, Wisconsin
A Canadian Pacific freight train derailed in Red Wing on Sunday morning. There were no injuries reported after 19 empty cars left the tracks near Bay Point Park before 10 a.m. Two of the cars fell off the tracks completely.
Crews are continuing to work on cleaning up the site, CP spokesman Ed Greenberg said. There is no risk to the general public and the company is able to reroute other rail traffic, he said.