When my old pal the Sports Curmudgeon had some mildly churlish things to say about golf a few weeks ago, both he and I were upbraided by loyal linksters. As one snapped at me, "You don't know anything about golf."
A U.S. trade agency says Apple infringed on its Asian rival Samsung's patent in its manufacture of some older models of the iPhone and iPad.
Bloomberg reports on the order from the U.S. International Trade Commission: "It's the first patent ruling against Apple in the U.S. that affects product sales, covering models of the iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3, iPad 3G and iPad 2 3G made for AT&T Inc."
The nation's top military leaders came to Capitol Hill on Tuesday primed to defend their ability to handle, in their chain of command, the sexual assault scandal that has engulfed the armed services.
But the dramatic faceoff with the Senate Armed Services Committee — in particular two of its female members — appeared to only deepen the chasm between the four-star brass and those who want significant change in a system that has failed victims for decades.
The Rhinelander School District is looking for a new Community Education Coordinator. Kim Swisher announced her resignation today. She’s headed to a brand new communications position with the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.
“It was just too exciting to pass up. I have greatly enjoyed my work with the school district and have learned a great deal serving our students and our community. And this was just something too exciting and too much of an opportunity to walk away from.”
The lawyer for Stephen Jin-Woo Kim, a former State Department contractor charged with leaking top-secret information to Fox News, has accused the intelligence community of impeding his defense by slapping the "classified" label on hundreds of irrelevant and harmless documents.
The Rhinelander District Library Foundation is undergoing a leadership change.
Former foundation president Linda Davidson has stepped down after 17 years. She says she’s seen the library through some big changes.
“When I came on board, we were in the middle of doing the fundraising for the computerization of the library. Everybody recognized that we really did need these computers in the library. And from there we added the new parking lot, the HVAC system, we did the lighting in the library.”
Originally published on Wed September 25, 2013 4:58 pm
Madeleine Peyroux started singing blues and jazz on the streets of Paris. Over the course of her career, Peyroux has released six albums, sold more than a million copies of her second record (Careless Love) and developed a following for her easygoing, Billie Holiday-tinged sound.
Faced with reports of a "black spot" that interfered with the mobile network in several neighborhoods, technicians at Australian cellphone provider Telstra say they recently found the source of the problem: a man's beer fridge in his garage. The refrigerator was tracked by "software robots" and workers wielding special antennas.