Times-Republicanhttp://www.timesrepublican.comTop Headlinesen-usFri, 24 Oct 2014 07:50:35 EDTFri, 24 Oct 2014 07:50:35 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssRe-elect Branstadhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/578328.htmlThe race for governor really has not been much of a contest. Forget the poll numbers, it's clear that state Sen. Jack Hatch just doesn't have any credible answers to Gov. Terry Branstad's successes over this past term.Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTOur carriers really do deliverhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/577754.htmlToday is International Newspaper Carrier Day, a day set aside to recognize the tremendous efforts of the men and women who work diligently to get the newspaper to our reader.Sat, 11 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTThank you, Oktemberfest boardhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/577258.htmlA year's worth of planning culminated in four days of fun for thousands of people during Marshalltown's Oktemberfest this past weekend.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTSick leave should only be used when you're sickhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/573271.htmlSick leave is considered such an important benefit that Congress passed a Family Medical Leave Act (more commonly known as FMLA) in 1993.Wed, 2 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDT'Ghetto' school comments way off basehttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/573064.htmlWhile trying to make a point on where he thinks school funds should go, Marshalltown School Board member John Johnson called Anson Elementary School a school "from the ghetto" during a meeting this past week.Sun, 29 Jun 2014 00:00:00 EDT