Times-Republicanhttp://www.timesrepublican.comTop Headlinesen-usMon, 1 Sep 2014 14:52:26 EDTMon, 1 Sep 2014 14:52:26 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssCity negotiates with five bargaining unitshttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/575994.htmlEditor's Note: Sept. 1 marks the 120th anniversary of Labor Day's official designation by Congress as a legal holiday. The day is synonymous with organized labor's victories and defeats.Mon, 1 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTGus the cat needs a caring and loving forever familyhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/575995.htmlThis feline is trying to find a family. "Gus," a 1- to 2-year-old cat, has been up for adoption at the Marshalltown Animal Rescue League for about a year.Mon, 1 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTJail staffer honored for 15 years of workhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/575996.htmlMon, 1 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTAttendance counts in Septemberhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/575997.htmlStudents will be awarded for attendance this month. As part of the Spread the Words-Read by Third campaign, September has been named Attendance Awareness Month for local elementary school students.Mon, 1 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTSome Iowa driving instructors have criminal recordhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/575998.htmlDES MOINES - At least 10 driving instructors licensed in Iowa have criminal records or driving infractions in their past, but they've been allowed to keep working with teens because of a forgiving state law.Mon, 1 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDT