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‘Computer Nerd’ speaks to Kiwanis

By   /  April 15, 2012  /  Community  /  Comments Off

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Tweet     Special to the Journal   Tim Conlon, Albany’s area “Computer Nerd,” visited the Kiwanis Club of Dougherty on April 9 to offer some perspectives on computers, software, and new and emerging technology. In choosing a computer, he advised people to choose what they’re used to, but to be somewhat open-minded. The new [...]

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DCSS needs to rethink its ‘whistleblower’ program.

By   /  April 15, 2012  /  Letter to the editor  /  Comments Off

Tweet     In a meeting years ago, a manager was relating why a costly Federal project had failed.  At the end, he summed it up with, “You don’t undertake a vast project with half-vast ideas”.  Well, the secretary doing the transcribing got the “vast” part correctly in her notes but the “half-vast” became an [...]

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Battling osteoporosis

By   /  April 15, 2012  /  Nature's Cure, Opinion  /  Comments Off

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Tweet     For 50 years, dairy products have been pitched as wonder foods for calcium support and protection against weak bones. Yet the nations with the highest rates of osteoporosis (US, Sweden, Finland, New Zealand and France) are those that consume the most calcium. There are many examples of this. American women of African [...]

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Remembering the past

By   /  April 15, 2012  /  Bill Waller, Opinion  /  Comments Off

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Tweet     April is Confederate History and Heritage Month as proclaimed by the Governor.  The War Between the States, known by many as the Civil War and sometimes called the Great Unpleasantness by my relatives, began on April 12, 1861 when shots were fired on Ft. Sumter, South Carolina.  General Robert E. Lee surrendered [...]

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