Salem Newshttp://www.salemnews.netTop Headlinesen-usSun, 29 Mar 2015 00:12:26 EDTSun, 29 Mar 2015 00:12:26 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssGet railroads back on trackhttp://www.salemnews.net/page/content.detail/id/586920.htmlFor many years, energy conservation campaigns have been considered very "green" - that is, good for the environment. Yet the United States may be missing the train, literally, in an important way of reducing energy use. Sens. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va.Sun, 29 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EDTMedicare bill shows political smoke and mirrorshttp://www.salemnews.net/page/content.detail/id/586928.htmlOf course, Congress should approve a measure to prevent steep cuts in amounts the Medicare program would pay health care providers. And of course President Barack Obama should sign it into law.Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EDTRoad rage isn't worth it, so just cool downhttp://www.salemnews.net/page/content.detail/id/586862.htmlRoad rage cases seem to be a daily occurrence around the nation. Manners have gone out the window as aggravated drivers take over as judge and jury against other motorists who are navigating our street.Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EDTOhio has gone too far on testshttp://www.salemnews.net/page/content.detail/id/586807.htmlSomewhere along the line, the advice to do everything in moderation got lost in the push for public school reform. Administering standardized tests to students almost seems to have become an end in itsel.Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EDTMandel's website model for nationhttp://www.salemnews.net/page/content.detail/id/586767.htmlMany states - and the federal government, for that matter - could learn a thing or two about the transparency to which they pay so much lip service, simply by taking a page out of the Ohio treasurer's playbook.Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EDT