Times-Republicanhttp://www.timesrepublican.comTop Headlinesen-usThu, 30 Oct 2014 11:17:51 EDTThu, 30 Oct 2014 11:17:51 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssCommunity leaders get trained on Burmese culturehttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/578578.htmlThe population of people from Burma is expected to continue to increase in the area, yet so many residents don't know much about their culture. A program looked to change that Wednesday as SATUCI hosted an expert in the field to speak - Henny Ohr.Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTMechdyne visits IVH for fun and fellowshiphttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/578579.htmlPhil Hackett of the United Kingdom had never carved a jack-o'-lantern before, but that did not stop him from taking a knife and spoon and digging in. Hackett, a solutions engineer for the Mechdyne Cor.Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTBraley touts support of middle classhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/578580.htmlU.S. Rep. Bruce Braley, D-Iowa, said he does not have anything to hide, which is why he encourages questions from editorial boards and reporters from newspapers in the state - unlike his Republican opponent for the U.S. Senate seat, Joni Ernst.Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTWhy not me?http://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/578581.htmlEditor's Note: This is the final article in a series of stories highlighting the personal stories of those who are fighting or have battled cancer.Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTAll-state selections prepare for music festivalhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/578582.htmlThe cream of the crop of student musicians will gather as part of the 68th annual Iowa All-State Festival Concert next month in Ames.Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDT