Times-Republicanhttp://www.timesrepublican.comTop Blogsen-usThu, 24 Jul 2014 06:45:11 EDTThu, 24 Jul 2014 06:45:11 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssBilly Joelhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/blogs.detail/display/2301/Billy-Joel.html Billy Joel's appearance on the "Tonight Show" with Jimmy Fallon in May inspired my better half to purchase "KOHU,EPT" (translated from Russian as "Concert") one of the acclaimed singer/songwriter's cd's.Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:30:59 EDTLocal 893 celebrates 50th anniversaryhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/blogs.detail/display/2296/Local-893-celebrates-50th-anniversary.html<P> On April 12, 1964, workers at Fisher Controls voted to be represented by the United Auto Workers. <P> The tally was 453 for the UAW, and 435 against.Tue, 15 Jul 2014 04:45:50 EDTPlease Ride Righthttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/blogs.detail/display/2293/Please-Ride-Right.html<P> I've had a chance to get out on my bicycle twice in the past week, which equaled my total rides last year. <P> Both trips gave me the opportunity to enjoy the Linn Creek Recreation Trail, as well as a few Marshalltown neighborhood.Mon, 7 Jul 2014 15:22:57 EDTMarshalltown Speedwayhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/blogs.detail/display/2287/Marshalltown-Speedway.html<P> The Marshalltown Speedway will celebrate a 50th anniversary event on July 4, and to mark the occasion, it will be the cover story of this Sunday's Past Times.Mon, 30 Jun 2014 15:32:59 EDTA 'Great White' mustache?http://www.timesrepublican.com/page/blogs.detail/display/2284/A-'Great-White'-mustache?.html<P> After more than 16 years of being clean shaven, I briefly considered growing a mustache again. <P> Several days of not shaving made the temptation easier, as my facial hair has always been heavy. <P> But one thought stopped me.Mon, 23 Jun 2014 16:06:11 EDT