Times-Republicanhttp://www.timesrepublican.comTop Blogsen-usWed, 22 Oct 2014 23:35:54 EDTWed, 22 Oct 2014 23:35:54 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssBig news month in Novemberhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/blogs.detail/display/2361/Big-news-month-in-November.htmlTo say November will be a big news month in the area is an understatement. Yes, there is the Nov. 4 election which has several expected close races but there are plenty of other things going on. Like on No.Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:14:45 EDTFor love of the gamehttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/blogs.detail/display/2360/For-love-of-the-game.htmlI am a huge fan of baseball. <P> I was introduced to the sport at about age five or six. <P> As many of you have, I grew up around America's Pastime.Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:11:48 EDTMy last bloghttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/blogs.detail/display/2359/My-last-blog.htmlI've written hundreds of stories about crime and the government in Marshalltown. <P> Monday I will write my last one. <P> I accepted a job in Perry as editor for The Perry Chief.Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:24:21 EDTRomantic fiction author to visit Marshalltownhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/blogs.detail/display/2358/Romantic-fiction-author-to-visit-Marshalltown.html <P> Patience Jackson is making good on her word. <P> The successful author who once called Marshalltown home will visit the Traer Public Library for a meet and greet from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Nov. 14.Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:01:57 EDTHere's an Ideahttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/blogs.detail/display/2357/Here's-an-Idea.htmlThe most novel of ideas has come to mind as of late. <P> We are in a political age where the only thing that matters is party affiliation. It appears that neither side wants to work with the other in order to better serve their constitu.Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:46:10 EDT