Times-Republicanhttp://www.timesrepublican.comTop Blogsen-usTue, 21 Oct 2014 04:42:24 EDTTue, 21 Oct 2014 04:42:24 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssRomantic fiction author to visit Marshalltownhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/blogs.detail/display/2358/Romantic-fiction-author-to-visit-Marshalltown.html <P> Patience Jackson is making good on her word. <P> The successful author who once called Marshalltown home will visit the Traer Public Library for a meet and greet from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Nov. 14.Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:01:57 EDTHere's an Ideahttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/blogs.detail/display/2357/Here's-an-Idea.htmlThe most novel of ideas has come to mind as of late. <P> We are in a political age where the only thing that matters is party affiliation. It appears that neither side wants to work with the other in order to better serve their constitu.Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:46:10 EDTNow that's a sandwichhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/blogs.detail/display/2356/Now-that's-a-sandwich.htmlNow days there's contests for everything-- best milkshake, best burger, best barbecue and best this, best that, the list goes on.Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:35:44 EDTI guess Iowa is too nicehttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/blogs.detail/display/2355/I-guess-Iowa-is-too-nice.htmlI was there at Drake University last Friday when Michelle Obama called Bruce Braley "Bruce Bailey" seven times. It's obvious she is on the go and just basically forgot what candidate she was stumping for at that time.Tue, 14 Oct 2014 10:26:32 EDT"An Evening with Merle Haggard"http://www.timesrepublican.com/page/blogs.detail/display/2354/"An-Evening-with-Merle-Haggard".html<P> What you see is what you get with Merle Haggard. <P> No pretense. <P> No stage fireworks. <P> Only good old-fashioned country western music delivered by a master performer, songwriter and gentlema.Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:50:36 EDT