Minot Daily Newshttp://www.minotdailynews.comTop Headlinesen-usThu, 28 May 2015 16:03:14 EDTThu, 28 May 2015 16:03:14 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssNot another dime for VA hospitalhttp://www.minotdailynews.com/page/content.detail/id/621917.htmlWhy are top leaders at the Department of Veterans Affairs not firing bureaucrats by the dozens? That may be the question some veterans were asking during Memorial Day weekend, as one more VA scandal made headlines.Thu, 28 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTReducing the size of the dependent populationhttp://www.minotdailynews.com/page/content.detail/id/621918.htmlThe America Dream is slowly fading as the size of our dependent population grows.Thu, 28 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTWhy do so many eggs come from Iowa?http://www.minotdailynews.com/page/content.detail/id/621919.htmlAn outbreak of bird flu has forced American farmers to kill millions of egg-laying chickens, 32 million in Iowa alone - hence the rise in egg prices. But why so many? Because our eggs are now produced by a handful of gigantic farms.Thu, 28 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTThe decline of Christian Americahttp://www.minotdailynews.com/page/content.detail/id/621920.html"This is a Christian nation," said the Supreme Court in 1892. "America was born a Christian nation," echoed Woodrow Wilson. Harry Truman affirmed it: "This is a Christian nation.Thu, 28 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTGovernment shouldn't be in chargehttp://www.minotdailynews.com/page/content.detail/id/621882.htmlIt is being suggested by some the government should place new restrictions on the natural gas industry, to prevent public safety and pollution problems. Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, of wells is a concern.Wed, 27 May 2015 00:00:00 EDT