Times-Republicanhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/category.detail/nav/5005/Today's Newsen-usMon, 26 Sep 2016 21:56:19 EDTMon, 26 Sep 2016 21:56:19 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssPlans underway for upcoming Parks and Rec art projecthttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/605453.htmlMarshalltown Parks and Recreation Director Anne Selness is looking for ways to merge fitness and art in Marshalltown.Mon, 26 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTStudent is known for her creativityhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/605454.htmlHser Paw, 11, a sixth grader at Lenihan Intermediate School, has a zest for learning, a trait noticeable by her teachers. "In literature discussion, she has really in-depth ideas about her reading. I am impressed," said reading teacher Leah Mattox.Mon, 26 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTOpen widehttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/605455.htmlMon, 26 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTResidents evacuate Cedar Rapids homes ahead of floodinghttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/605456.htmlCEDAR RAPIDS - Several thousand residents of Cedar Rapids left their homes Sunday as floodwaters began to spill out of the rising Cedar River, and Iowa's second-largest city worked to apply the lessons officials learned after the record 2008 flood.Mon, 26 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTSmall utilities in Iowa find role for renewable energyhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/605457.htmlTRAER - A single wind turbine was already turning in the breeze several miles away when MidAmerican Energy began work on the Vienna Project, the utility company's 14th wind farm, in 201.Mon, 26 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDT