Salem Newshttp://www.salemnews.netTop Headlinesen-usFri, 28 Nov 2014 09:40:42 EDTFri, 28 Nov 2014 09:40:42 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssWhen a toy gun isn't much of a toy at allhttp://www.salemnews.net/page/content.detail/id/581191.htmlTwelve-year-old Tamir Rice of Cleveland probably would be alive today had he not brandished a realistic-looking gun when challenged by a police officer.Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDTWe should all have reasons to be thankfulhttp://www.salemnews.net/page/content.detail/id/581185.htmlToday is a day for reunions, good food -?make that a lot (burp!) of good food-good cheer and for watching parades and football on TV. But it is also a day for each and everyone of us to give thanks.Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDTObama beats GOP to punch on immigrationhttp://www.salemnews.net/page/content.detail/id/581133.htmlB eating the will of the people to the punch is not part of the job description for presidents of the United States. Neither is altering or hamstringing laws with which a chief executive disagrees.Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDTSenate bill puts children first, not school predatorshttp://www.salemnews.net/page/content.detail/id/581095.htmlI t should not have to be against the law for school officials to help sexual predators they have fired find new jobs working with children. Most of us would not dream of putting youngsters at risk through such irresponsibile behavior.Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDTSchool rule change means local controlhttp://www.salemnews.net/page/content.detail/id/580944.htmlTaxpayers sometimes join public school officials in complaining that state and federal mandates give local educators little or no flexibility.Sun, 23 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDT