Times-Republicanhttp://www.timesrepublican.comTop Headlinesen-usTue, 21 Oct 2014 17:09:30 EDTTue, 21 Oct 2014 17:09:30 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssTurkey says it helps Kurdish fighters to enter Syriahttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/578185.htmlSURUC, Turkey - Turkey said it was helping Iraqi Kurdish fighters cross into Syria to support their brethren fighting Islamic State militants in a key border town, although activists inside embattled Kobani said no forces had arrived by Monday...Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTStudent enrollment up slightly in MCSDhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/578186.htmlThe student enrollment figure ticked up slightly in the Marshalltown Community School District, the school board learned during a meeting Monday.Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTGrief support offered locallyhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/578187.htmlThe holiday season will not be the same without Mom this year. There is no plate full of her favorite mashed potatoes and her chair is vacant at the family dinner table. It's the first holiday season since she passed.Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTVirginia senator campaigns for Braleyhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/578188.htmlU.S. Sen. Tim Kaine from Virginia hopes the Senate seat currently held by a Democrat stays that way in Iowa.Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTHealth care leaders talk to candidates at forumhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/578189.htmlFor a change of pace it was local political candidates who did the listening - not the talking -at a forum held at Villa del Sol.Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDT