Alpena Newshttp://www.thealpenanews.comTop Blogsen-usMon, 30 May 2016 20:14:26 EDTMon, 30 May 2016 20:14:26 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssProud to be an Americanhttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/893/Proud-to-be-an-American.htmlIn 2001, after the attacks on Sept. 11 and the beginning of the war on terror The News decided to run a salute to area service personnel - Proud to be an American.Thu, 19 May 2016 10:18:53 EDTSaving yourself from disasterhttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/890/Saving-yourself-from-disaster.htmlHow fast could you evacuate? <P> Eighty-eight thousand people had to evacuate Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, as wildfires quickly came rolling to town. The fires came so quickly <a href="http://www.cnn.Thu, 5 May 2016 14:26:32 EDTSaying no to new jobshttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/889/Saying-no-to-new-jobs.htmlWould you turn away a company that would bring 1,100 jobs to town? This is a company that will play $13 to $17 an hour; does that change your mind at all one way or the other? <P> In Nickerson, Neb., that didn't matter.Wed, 4 May 2016 15:00:35 EDTWaiting room reading materialhttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/887/Waiting-room-reading-material.htmlI had to go to the hospital Thursday with my dad, and I had to wait while he had an MRI. Sitting in the waiting room, I spent some time texting with my sister and looking at the news on my smartphone.Thu, 28 Apr 2016 10:30:36 EDTThe disadvantages of spring athleteshttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/884/The-disadvantages-of-spring-athletes.htmlHigh school athletes in the fall and winter sports don't face the same obstacles as those in the spring sports. Don't believe me, take a look outside.Mon, 11 Apr 2016 13:48:06 EDT