Minot Daily Newshttp://www.minotdailynews.comTop Headlinesen-usTue, 5 May 2015 21:19:34 EDTTue, 5 May 2015 21:19:34 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssWelcome new peace officershttp://www.minotdailynews.com/page/content.detail/id/620988.htmlA new batch of law enforcement officers are ready to join police and sheriff's departments and some, thankfully, have already agreed to "serve and protect" in our region.Tue, 5 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTDefeatism in Baltimorehttp://www.minotdailynews.com/page/content.detail/id/620989.htmlUsing the most bloodless terms, an economist explained the failure or inability of so many African-Americans to rise from their impoverished circumstances. They do not respond to the economic incentives that push others to study and strive, he said.Tue, 5 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTFear of free speechhttp://www.minotdailynews.com/page/content.detail/id/620990.htmlWASHINGTON - True words are often said in jest, it has long been said. But a harsher idiom has been taking shape in recent years: Jest is becoming the only way to express truth.Tue, 5 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTThe Lusitania's role in historyhttp://www.minotdailynews.com/page/content.detail/id/620991.htmlWASHINGTON - Owning a fragment of history - a Gettysburg bullet, a Coolidge campaign button - is fun, so in 1968 Gregg Bemis became an owner of the Lusitania.Tue, 5 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTMaking the wrong statementhttp://www.minotdailynews.com/page/content.detail/id/620906.htmlWhen Florida mailman Douglas Hughes flew his tiny gyrocopter onto the U.S. Capitol grounds a couple of weeks ago, he did more than make a statement on the need for political campaign finance reform.Mon, 4 May 2015 00:00:00 EDT