Traer Star-Clipperhttp://www.traerstarclipper.comTop Headlinesen-usSat, 28 Feb 2015 21:59:28 EDTSat, 28 Feb 2015 21:59:28 EDT Protects Public Interest stonewalling erects barriers to the public's right to know. It also undermines our system of checks and balances and weakens the public's trust in our institutions of government. Let's remember the genesis of our republic.Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 EDTSlices of Life - Things that go thump in the attic thumping resonates from upstairs and shakes the house. Repeatedly. It sounds like bodies hitting walls and furniture being thrown about, which is probably pretty accurate. I pause and wonder if - or when - I should go up.Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 EDTSlices of Life - We are the Nielsens've never used a pen name or adopted an alias. My family's not in the witness protection program, which I'm assuming would necessitate a name change. But this week we are the Nielsens.Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:00:00 EDTTaxpayers Suffer When IRS Misplaces Priorities ready for the credibility gap to vault north between the IRS and the taxpaying public.Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:00:00 EDTIowa Needs More Skilled Workers to Expand Middle Class has a shortage of skilled workers. Employers say it's the No. 1 obstacle to growing our economy. A new report from the Iowa Student Aid Commission highlights the need for training and education after high school.Fri, 13 Feb 2015 00:00:00 EDT