Times-Republicanhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/category.detail/nav/5003/Columnistsen-usSat, 30 Jul 2016 08:52:35 EDTSat, 30 Jul 2016 08:52:35 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssPublic safety facility will serve our needshttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/603878.htmlOn Aug. 2, Marshalltown has an opportunity to make a positive statement for our community by voting in favor of the joint police-fire station. Three separate, independent studies have demonstrated the need for a new police and fire facility.Sat, 30 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTPublic safety facility exceeds our needshttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/603879.htmlI don't claim expertise in this area, but am a concerned citizen with a desire to engage our community in making an educated decision on how to make the best use of our tax money.Sat, 30 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTVigilance needed with private Medicaidhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/603877.htmlSenate Democrats are listening and remain committed to addressing the difficulties private Medicaid has created for patients, health care providers and caregivers.Sat, 30 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTNatural gas riseshttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/603876.htmlNatural gas sprang to life this week, jumping up by 21 cents per million BTUs on Thursday. The increase in natural gas stockpiles was only 17 billion cubic feet, which is the smallest increase in summertime for the last 10 years.Sat, 30 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTShiny once againhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/603834.htmlHello, Heloise: I read your column in The Villages (Fla.) Daily Sun. I have BLACK APPLIANCES, and when I clean them there is a cloudy film on the surfac.Fri, 29 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDT