Alpena Newshttp://www.thealpenanews.comTop Blogsen-usMon, 27 Apr 2015 11:31:52 EDTMon, 27 Apr 2015 11:31:52 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssIt's spring, so get outside!http://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/824/It's-spring,-so-get-outside!.htmlWinter has broken and I'm among the many who have already taken advantage of the good weather to get outdoors. <P> For one weekend activity (aside from taking a handful of pictures for the paper) I took a shelter dog for a walk.Wed, 15 Apr 2015 14:13:33 EDTA nuclear deal with Iranhttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/823/A-nuclear-deal-with-Iran.htmlIt's Thursday, and my Twitter feed is blowing up with loud announcements about a breakthrough in nuclear negotiations with Iran. So far the deal looks to address some of the biggest concerns raised by critics and commentator.Thu, 2 Apr 2015 18:34:00 EDTDon't yell 'cut' just yethttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/817/Don't-yell-'cut'-just-yet.htmlIf Michigan lawmakers vote to eliminate the state's film tax credits, they're cutting off their noses to spite their faces.Fri, 13 Mar 2015 12:13:20 EDTThe (belated) end of an era?http://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/814/The-(belated)-end-of-an-era?.htmlMy dad and I were discussing the demise of Radio Shack a day or so after the company announced its pending bankruptcy. <P> I thought it was the end of an era, but he reminded me the era had passed a long time ago.Fri, 20 Feb 2015 12:39:12 EDTMake the most of 2015http://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/796/Make-the-most-of-2015.html"What a day it's gonna be, I think. It looks good already." <P> That's a line Perry Farrel sang for his provocatively-named side project from the 90s, and also how I felt waking up through the first four days of 2015.Sun, 4 Jan 2015 19:33:04 EDT