Salem Newshttp://www.salemnews.netTop Headlinesen-usSun, 21 Dec 2014 21:09:14 EDTSun, 21 Dec 2014 21:09:14 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssRoses&Thornshttp://www.salemnews.net/page/content.detail/id/582287.htmlRoses for Nativity scenes presented and reenacted throughout our area. After all isn't that the whole reason for this holiday season? Roses too for anyone refusing to use "Xmas" as a substitute for "Christmas.Sun, 21 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTWIC potato ban makes no sensehttp://www.salemnews.net/page/content.detail/id/582240.htmlIf you are a low-income woman planning to pay for all or part of your groceries with vouchers from the federal WIC program, feel free to load up the cart with any fruits and vegetables you like. Except potatoes.Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTSalem superintendent expresses his gratitudehttp://www.salemnews.net/page/content.detail/id/582184.htmlBlack Friday, Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday have all come and gone and I am still getting around to giving thanks. But, then, I have a lot for which to be thankful.Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTOn torture, listen to John McCainhttp://www.salemnews.net/page/content.detail/id/582183.htmlMany voices have chimed during the past week in regard to the release of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee's report on the Central Intelligence Agency's interrogation tactics in the years after the Sept. 11 attacks.Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTNeed remains great this holiday seasonhttp://www.salemnews.net/page/content.detail/id/582131.htmlWe are staring at the gift-giving season squarely in the face now. We've begun to get wrapped up in the holiday season - there's shopping, family get-togethers and other events that consume so much of our thoughts and time.Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDT