Alpena News and columnsen-usFri, 29 Apr 2016 17:27:24 EDTFri, 29 Apr 2016 17:27:24 EDT luck to AHS robotics team luck to the 18 Alpena High School students who are in St. Louis right now competing in robotics competition against teams from around the world.Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTLaw on tinted windows on vehicles was asked this week about Michigan window tint laws because the reader has a sensitivity to sunlight.Thu, 28 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTBureaucracy gets in the way of common sense"Common Sense," written by one of the founding fathers, Thomas Paine, was something of a handbook for American colonists thinking of forming a new government in 1776. One wonders whether any publication by that name would sell today.Thu, 28 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTObama's policy clearly not helping Cubans he changed U.S. policy toward Cuba in 2014, despite widespread opposition in Congress, President Barack Obama insisted his goal was to improve life for the people of that island countr.Wed, 27 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTThe question about North Korea is if world peace means anything Korea clearly is working feverishly to increase its military capability and to heighten worry about it among other world leaders. To what end? Last week, it was reported North Korea test-fired a missile from a submarine.Tue, 26 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDT