Times-Republicanhttp://www.timesrepublican.comTop Headlinesen-usMon, 22 Dec 2014 14:53:51 EDTMon, 22 Dec 2014 14:53:51 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssStudents get training on violence preventionhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/570187.htmlMore than 30 MVPs were created at Marshalltown High School Thursday, but this exercise had nothing to do with sports. A total of 35 students and staff from MHS took part in a day-long training session known as Mentors in Violence Prevention, or MVP.Fri, 4 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTSodders notes two big steps forward for children in the Iowa Senatehttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/569716.htmlDES MOINES - Iowa children are the big winners this week in the Iowa Senate, according to Sen. Steve Sodders of State Center. "We took two big steps forward for children.Wed, 19 Mar 2014 00:00:00 EDTIowa lawmakers clash over competing bullying billshttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/569349.htmlDES MOINES - Cracking down on bullying in Iowa schools has been a priority this year for Gov. Terry Branstad, but lawmakers have criticized two competing bills and are seeking changes to the proposals.Sat, 8 Mar 2014 00:00:00 EDTRussia in patriotic fervor over Crimeahttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/569350.htmlMOSCOW - Russia was swept up in patriotic fervor Friday in anticipation of bringing Crimea back into its territory, with tens of thousands of people thronging Red Square chanting "Crimea is Russia!" as a parliamentary leader declared the peninsula...Sat, 8 Mar 2014 00:00:00 EDTFederal authorities charge man with double killinghttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/569351.htmlTAMA - Federal authorities have charged a 25-year-old man with the killing of his parents last month on the Meskwaki Settlement in central Iowa. An FBI agent Friday filed a criminal complaint against Gordon Lasley Jr. in U.S.Sat, 8 Mar 2014 00:00:00 EDT