Alpena News and columnsen-usMon, 26 Sep 2016 02:43:26 EDTMon, 26 Sep 2016 02:43:26 EDT violence needs to end, but what is the answer? children should not die of gunshot wounds. That is such a self-evident proposition that debating it would be absurd. Yet they and even younger children are killed by gunfire regularly in cities throughout the United States.Mon, 26 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTDriverless cars: Battle of generations? technological "dinosaurs" out there, and you know who you are, will deeply appreciate the recent comments from an outstate lawmaker faced with navigating the virgin territory known as the autonomous car industry.Mon, 26 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTYouth provide example of how to make a difference people take charge and initiate change is a wonderful thing to behold. The experience is made all the better when those people are youth who, wanting to make a difference, strike up a plan and stick with it to its conclusion.Sat, 24 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTSaddened by news of Kmart closing I don't count being an "as-needed" assistant to an uncle with his janitorial service, then my first real world job where I actually collected a paycheck every week was working for Kmart.Sat, 24 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTWhat won't happen during Monday's debate don't know what will happen Monday during the first debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, but I do know what won't happen: Moderator: "Let's begin with you, Mrs. Clinton.Sat, 24 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDT