Times-Republicanhttp://www.timesrepublican.comTop Headlinesen-usWed, 20 Aug 2014 22:22:09 EDTWed, 20 Aug 2014 22:22:09 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssStudents shake off jitters, head back to schoolhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/575418.htmlSelena Hernandez took a few steps away from her mother's vehicle and stopped for a second. The fifth grader at Lenihan Intermediate School admitted to some first day of school jitters Tuesday. "I'm nervous," she said.Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTIowa's labor force shows steady growthhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/575419.htmlA report issued by Iowa Workforce Development this week indicated 30,300 more Iowans are working now than one year ago.Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTPrincipal challenges students to have best year everhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/575420.htmlMarshalltown High School Principal Aiddy Phomvisay called the entire student body to the football complex and gave them a back-to-school pep talk Tuesday to open the 2014-15 school year.Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTLocal man injured in house firehttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/575421.htmlA Marshalltown man was treated for first-degree burns after his house caught on fire Monday night. Scott Johnson, acting chief of the Marshalltown Fire Department, said at about 10:30 p.m.Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTSupervisors, conservation director discuss disaster fundinghttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/575422.htmlTOLEDO - Tama County Conservation Director Bob Etzel met with the Tama County Board of Supervisors this week to discuss money the county has received in regards to weather-related incidents.Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT