Alpena Newshttp://www.thealpenanews.comTop Headlinesen-usThu, 21 Aug 2014 10:01:32 EDTThu, 21 Aug 2014 10:01:32 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssDope, employment do not mixhttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/content.detail/id/532991.htmlI've attended a number of meetings recently that focused on local economic growth that included educators and employers. Usually these type of meetings are a little hard on me as staying awake is a problem and dozing off is embarrassin.Tue, 19 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTThe silent industry that helps push Alpena's economyhttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/content.detail/id/532985.htmlI don't normally write in response to questions or comments from the community but today I'm going to go down that path and try to help bring some clarity to one of Alpena's major industries.Tue, 19 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTNews about Iraq sounds familiarhttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/content.detail/id/532953.htmlTo Americans of a certain age, the news out of Washington may sound disturbingly similar to reports from more than a half-century ago. On Tuesday, an official at the Pentagon said consideration is being given to sending more U..Mon, 18 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTRelay for Life part of fight in battle to cure cancerhttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/content.detail/id/532915.htmlThe Alpena County Relay for Life begins this morning in a new location. The event has been at the Alpena County Fairgrounds the last several years, but will take place on the Heritage Trail on Fletcher Street this year. It begins at 10 a.m.Sat, 16 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTFly & Remember: Celebrating the lives of those we've losthttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/content.detail/id/532920.htmlEven though Judy Fleming's father died three years ago, she takes comfort knowing he lived a good life and died a peaceful death in his home with family around him.Sat, 16 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT