| Feb 14, 2011
| 4:48 PM
Professional Experience: I have worked at KSPR since February of 2007. I started out as a production assistant; editing video for newscasts, running the audio board and operating studio cameras. In August of 2007 I became a photojournalist and have...
| May 31, 2012
Life is different driving 200 miles an hour.
The magnitude of what you're doing — traveling fast enough to lift a loaded Boeing 747 off the ground — is belied by a surprisingly calm environment. It's quiet, almost, save for some low wind...
| May 24, 2012
| 2:33 PM
Since the weekend, Las Vegas has served as a sort of glitzy Maryland West -- with government and business leaders from the state attending the Global Retail Real Estate Convention in droves.
With galas and events at casinos, the annual four-day...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 7:15 AM
Malcolm Gladwell, author of best-selling books like The Tipping Point and Outliers, said in a recent interview that people in 50 years won’t remember Steve Jobs. On the other hand, Gladwell does believe Bill Gates will go down in history, not for...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 5:46 PM
Where I live there's someone next door who I guess is learning to play guitar. I've never seen this person and don't know who he or she is; all I know is that when I walk by the house, I hear the student practicing. What's cool is that as the weeks go by,...
| Oct 24, 2011
Most middle-age guys, especially impeccably groomed, quietly confident, North Shore-bred corner-office-types, might take a passing comparison to George Clooney in stride, with an aw-shucks grin or self-deprecating chuckle.
But Challenger, Gray &...
| Aug 6, 2012
When Steve Bernas took over as CEO of the Chicago region's Better Business Bureau, the only employer he's ever known as a professional, it was a baptism by fire.
Bernas was being groomed to take over, but he only took the reins in 2007 because his...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 1:54 PM
When it comes to responding to public information acts quickly, the state's larger jurisdictions could learn a lot from tiny Havre de Grace.
Back in May, about 40 members from the state and seven local governments attended the Global Retail Real Estate...
| Dec 21, 2008
|| Fiction || weeks on list ||
|| 1. || The Private Patient by P.D. James (Knopf: $25.95) A murder investigation focuses on the staff from a plastic-surgery clinic. || 3 ||
|| 2. || Scarpetta by Patricia Cornwell (Putnam: $27.95)...
| Dec 23, 2008
Why is everyone in Hollywood talking about 10,000 hours?
That's the amount of time that author Malcolm Gladwell says it takes for a talented person to master a cognitively complex skill -- like becoming a world-class pianist or an Olympic athlete -- in...
| Apr 19, 2009
1. Twilight by Stephenie Meyer ($10.99)
2. New Moon by Stephenie Meyer ($10.99)
3. The Shack by William P. Young ($14.99)
4. Pride & Prejudice & Zombies Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith ($12.95)
5. City of Thieves by David Benioff ($15)