Alpena Newshttp://www.thealpenanews.comTop Headlinesen-usFri, 29 Aug 2014 11:50:06 EDTFri, 29 Aug 2014 11:50:06 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssTime will tell what minimum wage hike's effect will behttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/content.detail/id/533329.htmlMonday minimum wage earners across Michigan will get a wage increase. Thanks to approval by Michigan legislators earlier this summer, minimum wage earners will see their hourly wage go from $7.40 an hour to $8.15, an increase of 75 cents an hour.Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTGive terrorists a reason to fear UShttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/content.detail/id/533292.htmlAfter American journalist James Foley was murdered by Islamic State terrorists several days ago, there was concern about another U.S. reporter taken hostage about two years ago. His name is Peter Theo Curtis.Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTDon't get distracted by the devil in the detailshttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/content.detail/id/533221.htmlThe devil is in the details, isn't it? Ever have what seemed like a great idea and then when it came time to make the idea a reality, it was very difficult to make the idea happen? That's because the devil truly is in the detail.Tue, 26 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTState Dept., FBI didn't connect the dots with bulletinhttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/content.detail/id/533222.htmlHere's news for you: The FBI and Department of Homeland Security say there are no "specific or credible" threats to Americans from Islamic State terrorists. It's official; the two agencies sent an intelligence bulletin on the subject out last week.Tue, 26 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTThere will be no peace until world recognizes Hamas as terroristshttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/content.detail/id/533177.htmlNegotiators from Israel and the Hamas terrorist group that controls Gaza met under Egyptian sponsorship last week, in an attempt to end fighting between the two. Israel had agreed to a cease-fire to facilitate the talk.Mon, 25 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT