Salem Newshttp://www.salemnews.netTop Headlinesen-usMon, 22 Sep 2014 04:20:45 EDTMon, 22 Sep 2014 04:20:45 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssFederal policies put Valley in good steadhttp://www.salemnews.net/page/content.detail/id/578244.htmlAs the federal government continues to wage its war on coal and the Department of Energy continues to increase natural gas exportation, the Mahoning Valley, Lordstown in particular, is in a good position to capitalize.Mon, 22 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTState should simplify tax collectionhttp://www.salemnews.net/page/content.detail/id/578136.htmlWe encourage the Ohio Senate to support legislation that would unify the state municipal income tax collections. House Bill 5 passed the Ohio House last year and is now in the Senate Finance Committe.Sun, 21 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTEnd resurgence of 'Black Lung'http://www.salemnews.net/page/content.detail/id/578150.htmlNo doubt a new report on coal miners' pneumoconiosis - black lung disease -will result in a flurry of recriminations as those on all sides of the issue attempt to place blame for a resurgence in the number of workers affected by it.Sat, 20 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTReport card process needs reevaluatedhttp://www.salemnews.net/page/content.detail/id/578091.htmlPick a medium-sized to large school in Ohio and give 610 of its students a test. A few will do well and earn A grades. Most will get Bs, Cs and Ds. Some will do so badly they will be given Fs.Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTPrisons should not take chanceshttp://www.salemnews.net/page/content.detail/id/578055.htmlInvestigators looking into an Ohio prison escape last week should be demanding corrections officials provide a list of extremely dangerous inmates, along with where and under what conditions they are being hel.Thu, 18 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDT