Times-Republicanhttp://www.timesrepublican.comTop Headlinesen-usWed, 25 Nov 2015 09:26:20 EDTWed, 25 Nov 2015 09:26:20 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssKeeping tabs on the weather during school yearhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/595209.htmlAs many of us keep an eye on the weather this time of the year, so are leaders in the Marshalltown Community School District. School can be delayed or canceled if travel is deemed too treacherous due to the weather.Wed, 25 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDTWhich party will emerge from its gathering storm?http://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/595210.htmlEach of our two political parties, ancient by world standards, seems to be facing a gathering storm. Part of the gathering storm for Republicans is Donald Trump's candidacy and his persistent lead in most primary polls.Wed, 25 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDTJohn Kasich and Matthew 25, revisitedhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/595211.htmlThis is Republican Gov. John Kasich explaining in March why he expanded coverage for Ohio's Medicaid recipients: "The conservative movement -- a big chunk of which is faith-based -- seems to have never read Matthew 25. ...Wed, 25 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDTThe high cost of my bad habithttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/595168.htmlI did something really dumb that cost me $750. It's so dumb that I'm a little embarrassed to even tell you about it. That was the price tag on my fancy-schmancy progressive eyeglasses.Tue, 24 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDTWhen expedience feels like wisdomhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/595169.html"Let's stop worrying about people's rights." Sadly there are dozens of junctures in American history from which that shameful quote might spring.Tue, 24 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDT