Times-Republicanhttp://www.timesrepublican.comTop Headlinesen-usTue, 2 Sep 2014 17:42:25 EDTTue, 2 Sep 2014 17:42:25 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssThe one-man pedaling showhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/576021.htmlPedal boats are fun -especially if you don't have to pedal. The rest of my family was given that luxury recently. We took a day trip to Hickory Grove Park a couple of weeks ago near Colo.Tue, 2 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTInvestigators: No deaths at Phoenix VA due to poor carehttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/575834.htmlAllegations by whistle-blowers several months ago that long waits for medical appointments at the Phoenix VA hospital may have caused the deaths of at least 40 veterans, and that a "secret list" of waiting times was destroyed to cover up negligence...Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTWhen is a pumpkin not a pumpkin?http://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/575831.htmlGrab a sweater, light a roaring fire and make sure the ice scraper is in the car because fall has descended upon our warm and weary sun soaked selves.Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTAgriculture and Aiddyhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/575787.htmlTake a good look at your dinner plate. Where did all that food come from? Yes, you may have picked up a few items here and there at Hy-Vee or Fareway, but they are just the middle men.Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTCasserole essentialshttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/575833.htmlI grew up in Minnesota and I never ate a casserole until I came to Iowa - I only ate hot dishes. I love hot dishes, especially tuna ones but for this column I have used casserole so we're all "inging" off the same recipe.Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT