The Alpena Newshttp://www.thealpenanews.comTop Headlinesen-usWed, 16 Apr 2014 17:59:48 EDTWed, 16 Apr 2014 17:59:48 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssReducing gov't units doesn't always workhttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/content.detail/id/529242.htmlMy wife is Canadian. When weather people forecast inclement weather, "Coming down from Canada" it annoys her. Canada doesn't make the weather; it's a messenger. Recently, Steve Fletcher did some forecasting.Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTAPS personnel deserve community supporthttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/content.detail/id/529243.htmlI work at Thunder Bay Junior High School as a teacher, and this much I know is true. Our world is changing. Change does not come easy, and our reaction to change can reveal volumes about our character.Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTBeilein shouldn't talk about not enlistinghttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/content.detail/id/529218.htmlThere was an article in the Alpena News, Sports section on March 27, 2014, about the University of Michigan basketball coach John Beilein. The article deals with serving our country.Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTAlpena needs a hospitality house for familieshttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/content.detail/id/529219.htmlMy husband and I stayed at the hospitality house in Traverse City so I could have surgery the next day. Imagine a 100-plus year old building renovated to serve as a safe haven for surgery patients and family.Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTWe no longer look to Constitution for directionhttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/content.detail/id/529220.htmlWho gives directions? Solving the nation's problems requires some kind of guidance or wisdom that provides a source of direction. The White House is surely not in a position to give directio.Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDT