Times-Republicanhttp://www.timesrepublican.comTop Headlinesen-usWed, 17 Sep 2014 03:35:42 EDTWed, 17 Sep 2014 03:35:42 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssSick leave should only be used when you're sickhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/573271.htmlSick leave is considered such an important benefit that Congress passed a Family Medical Leave Act (more commonly known as FMLA) in 1993.Wed, 2 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDT'Ghetto' school comments way off basehttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/573064.htmlWhile trying to make a point on where he thinks school funds should go, Marshalltown School Board member John Johnson called Anson Elementary School a school "from the ghetto" during a meeting this past week.Sun, 29 Jun 2014 00:00:00 EDTLetters could make new hospital even betterhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/572506.htmlDo you have 10 minutes to spare to help those in the area who may be impacted by cancer in the future? Marshalltown Medical & Surgical Center leaders sure hope you do.Sun, 15 Jun 2014 00:00:00 EDTMarshalltown emerges as STEM leaderhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/569529.htmlThe collaboration of Marshalltown leaders in our schools and businesses is paying off. Marshalltown is emerging as a statewide leader in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education and it's starting to show.Sun, 16 Mar 2014 00:00:00 EDTExpand law to prohibit adults from serving alcohol to minorshttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/569108.htmlThis week lobbyists rallied for a state law prohibiting adults from hosting events where alcohol is illegally consumed by underage people. Locally, the city of Marshalltown passed a similar law - the social host ordinance -in 201.Sun, 2 Mar 2014 00:00:00 EDT