Times-Republicanhttp://www.timesrepublican.comTop Blogsen-usFri, 29 Aug 2014 18:04:08 EDTFri, 29 Aug 2014 18:04:08 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss'Big Brother' down to final 8http://www.timesrepublican.com/page/blogs.detail/display/2327/'Big-Brother'-down-to-final-8.html<p>It's time to check back in with the eight remaining players of the CBS show "Big Brother" to see where there game is and who is in the driver's seat for taking home the $500,000.Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:40:14 EDTMullet power works for manhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/blogs.detail/display/2321/Mullet-power-works-for-man.htmlKudos to Marshalltown man John Beaty for winning the mullet hairstyle contest at the Iowa State Fair Sunday. Beaty said his key to victory was "a lot more stage presence" than in previous years. "I kind of went all out," Beaty said.Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:28:10 EDTNo stars for cappuccino chipshttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/blogs.detail/display/2316/No-stars-for-cappuccino-chips.html<p>A co-worker, who seems like very nice lady, suckered me into doing a potato chip taste test earlier this week. She had a selection of three flavors including cappuccino-flavored chips. Yes, cappuccino.Tue, 12 Aug 2014 09:37:53 EDTMajor projects throughout Marshalltownhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/blogs.detail/display/2311/Major-projects-throughout-Marshalltown.htmlIf building construction is a sign of progress, wow, Marshalltown has a lot going on. If you look around, you'll notice the biggest projects are in three different parts of town.Tue, 5 Aug 2014 15:21:12 EDTPopularity of 'Frozen' still high at my househttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/blogs.detail/display/2306/Popularity-of-'Frozen'-still-high-at-my-house.html<p>You may have thought that the popularity of the movie "Frozen" would have waned the past few months. You would have thought wrong. The movie about two princesses and a certain wise-cracking snowman named Olaf is still popular with my kids.Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:14:32 EDT