Times-Republicanhttp://www.timesrepublican.comTop Blogsen-usFri, 12 Feb 2016 09:16:49 EDTFri, 12 Feb 2016 09:16:49 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssHappy birthday, '15 Minutes"http://www.timesrepublican.com/page/blogs.detail/display/2504/Happy-birthday,-'15-Minutes".html<P> "15 Minutes," the popular weekly Times-Republican column will celebrate seven candles on its birthday cake on Feb. 14 - a day when dozens of flowers and hundreds of candies are bestowed on spouses, sweethearts and lovers.Mon, 8 Feb 2016 14:53:56 EDTCan Cruz win Iowa?http://www.timesrepublican.com/page/blogs.detail/display/2502/Can-Cruz-win-Iowa?.html<P> It was in March, 2015 when Republican presidential hopeful Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas declared his candidacy. <P> I wrote a blog on March 23, reporting what was a recent announcement.Mon, 1 Feb 2016 17:55:53 EDTLong underwear reduxhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/blogs.detail/display/2501/Long-underwear-redux.html<P> The only way to write this is to write. <P> I will wear long underwear when necessary. By necessary, I mean about zero or colder, with or without wind chill.Mon, 25 Jan 2016 16:41:56 EDTDo not legalize fireworkshttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/blogs.detail/display/2500/Do-not-legalize-fireworks.html<P> Attention Iowa legislators: Do not legalize fireworks during the 2016 session, or any other. <P> Why? Marshalltown Fire Chief David Rierson makes it clear: "Leave fireworks to the professional.Mon, 18 Jan 2016 17:36:20 EDTKeyser legacy benefits TRAILS, Inc.http://www.timesrepublican.com/page/blogs.detail/display/2498/Keyser-legacy-benefits-TRAILS,-Inc..html<P> Regular readers know I have been on "Memorable People of a Half-Century as a Country Editor" kick lately. <P> Specifically, I have made several references to the book in blogs of lat.Mon, 11 Jan 2016 15:17:29 EDT