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GOP fears vote hacking

December 19, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

Iowa Republicans prepare against ‘hactivists’ for caucus vote
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) Taking seriously an apparent threat from a notorious collective of computer hackers, the Iowa Republican Party is boosting the security of the electronic systems it will use in two weeks to count the first votes of the 2012 presidential campaign. Continue Reading

Some fears never seem to go away

November 19, 2010 in The Daily Republic

I can’t tell you how many times as a kid I dreamed of the old Highway 16 bridge in Chamberlain and clawed my way out of a fitful sleep believing I was falling from the deck into the Missouri River.
Truth is, some of us never really get over our childhood fears. We become more adept at controlling them. We recognize how silly they are. That doesn’t mean they go away. Continue Reading

Mahnomen killer stockpiled his medications

November 16, 2010 in DL-Online

Says he worried changes in state medical insurance would end coverage
Timothy James Thorson went off his medication a couple of days before he killed an elderly Mahnomen, Minn., couple because he says he was worried changes in state medical insurance would cause him to run out. Continue Reading

Midwest survey suggests some recession fears

September 1, 2010 in West Central Tribune

More than a third of supply managers in nine Midwest and Plains states surveyed for a regional business index expect the U.S. economy to fall into another recession next year, even as key measures of the index remained positive. Continue Reading