Times-Republicanhttp://www.timesrepublican.comTop Headlinesen-usWed, 10 Feb 2016 01:55:39 EDTWed, 10 Feb 2016 01:55:39 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssU of I secrecy not appropriate for public schoolhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/598122.htmlThe philosophy behind Iowa's public records and public meetings laws is quite simple: Government in Iowa should be open to the people of Iowa except in a few rare instances. After all, this is their government.Tue, 9 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EDTAmerica's hollow paradiseshttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/598070.htmlPeople with working-class jobs in U.S. beach towns and ski resorts are getting pushed away by exorbitant housing costs. Think back to your favorite vacation.Mon, 8 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EDTI'm skipping the Oscarshttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/597853.htmlFor two years in a row, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences - the organization behind the Oscars - failed to nominate a single actor or actress of color in the lead and supporting acting categories. Not one.Tue, 2 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EDTThe times they are a changin'http://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/597720.htmlOn Sept. 8, 2015 the voters of Marshalltown made a bold and strong statement that they were not satisfied with the status quo and wanted change in the Marshalltown school district.Sun, 31 Jan 2016 00:00:00 EDTThe GOP's pro-corporate prescriptionhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/596796.htmlTax credits for working families are a better deal than corporate tax breaks. The conventional wisdom in Washington is that tax breaks for corporations lead to economic growth.Tue, 5 Jan 2016 00:00:00 EDT