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81 Different Social Security Possibilities
How many ways are there to take Social Security benefits? Would you believe there are 81 different possibilities? Most people think of 3: Early retirement at age 62 Full retirement at 66orlater dep...
5/14/13 at 2:44 PM 2013 Medicare Tax Increases 2/7/13 at 5:48 PM
6 Key Points About Social Security and Retirement 1/25/13 at 9:47 AM
Loopy Stanley 2013 World Premiere!
It's been a long time coming, with glitches and scheduling delays galore, but Loopy Stanley is finally here! We had participants this year from two cities in North Dakota (though if you counted the to...
5/3/13 at 7:52 PM Loopy Stanley 2013 - we want YOU! 2/11/13 at 3:48 PM
New Year, Old Habits 1/6/13 at 1:51 PM
Seeing For the Very First Time: Ambient Social Networking
We all knowpopular websites like Facebook and Twitter as examples of how people keep in touch with others via the Internet. We now live a world with an added layer: a virtual existence. You're on a tr...
1/11/13 at 10:07 AM The Panhandling Indian Woman 10/30/12 at 7:16 AM
The Next Bigotry 2/15/12 at 12:32 PM
I was eight in 1973. The time since then has seemed almost a lifetime because, for me, it almost is. It is amazing to think that for one person that same chunk of time has been a career. My ...
9/29/12 at 7:21 AM
Different strokes for different social media accounts
State agencies use Twitter, Facebook and other social media to varying degrees. A recent check showed agency Twitter followers range from 79 for the Corrections Department to 5,450 for the Department...
7/14/12 at 10:11 AM Hoffman apologizes to fellow senator over tweet 6/16/11 at 4:07 PM
Too much time spent on social issues, DFL claims 5/2/11 at 4:31 PM
Distracted at the bedside
The patient was seriously sick and in the hospital. The doctors had doubled the dose he was taking of a blood-thinning medication to reduce his risk of stroke. But after evaluating his case a couple o...
1/5/12 at 1:03 PM Social media use: the new risk factor? 12/28/11 at 1:11 PM
Privacy gaffe: Did the punishment fit the crime? 4/21/11 at 3:57 PM
WI Voices: A Social Worker (update)
Megan, a social worker in Child Protective Services, first told her story in May when the debate of Gov. Walkers Budget Repair Bill was still underway. Now that the bill has passed, Megan has agre...
11/13/11 at 11:02 PM
I was scrolling through my dashboard/newsfeed whatever you would like to call it, and I saw something I never want to see again. Yup, that's what it looks like. Someone "liveblogging" their child b...
6/23/11 at 9:34 AM The Art of 'Liking' 6/20/11 at 2:32 PM
Stop That 6/7/11 at 12:56 PM