Minot Daily Newshttp://www.minotdailynews.comTop Blogsen-usThu, 18 Dec 2014 02:17:00 EDTThu, 18 Dec 2014 02:17:00 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssAppeals court says Massachusetts doesn't have to pay for inmate's sex change operationhttp://www.minotdailynews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/11221/Appeals-court-says-Massachusetts-doesn't-have-to-pay-for-inmate's-sex-change-operation.htmlA federal appeals court in Boston has just ruled that a convicted transgender murderer is not entitled to have the state pay for a sex change operation, overturning a ruling by a lower court, the Boston Globe and other news outlets report.Tue, 16 Dec 2014 18:02:34 EDTWomen's basketball halftime update: Sioux Falls 37, Minot State 31http://www.minotdailynews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/11220/Women's-basketball-halftime-update--Sioux-Falls-37,-Minot-State-31.html<html> <body> <h5>By RYAN HOLMGREN</h5> <P> <h5>Sports Editor</h5> <P> <h5><a href="mailto:rholmgren@minotdailynews.com">rholmgren@minotdailynews.Fri, 12 Dec 2014 19:50:29 EDTWhen should children be taken into foster care?http://www.minotdailynews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/11219/When-should-children-be-taken-into-foster-care?.htmlHere's another rather interesting custody battle with home birth at the center. <P> The Bellingham Herald reports that Erica May Carey and her common law partner Cleave Rengo, of Bellingham, Was.Fri, 12 Dec 2014 18:42:58 EDTAre black students punished more harshly than white students?http://www.minotdailynews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/11218/Are-black-students-punished-more-harshly-than-white-students?.htmlTwo 12-year-old girls, one black and the other white, got in trouble last year at a Georgia middle school when school officials found writing on a bathroom stal.Fri, 12 Dec 2014 12:35:24 EDTHow should Americans respond to the CIA torture report?http://www.minotdailynews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/11217/How-should-Americans-respond-to-the-CIA-torture-report?.htmlSo what do you make of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence report that the CIA tortured suspects during "enhanced interrogations" following 9/11? <P> I find myself not as surprised or disturbed as I probably ought to be and that bother...Wed, 10 Dec 2014 18:20:10 EDT