Alpena Newshttp://www.thealpenanews.comTop Blogsen-usTue, 3 Mar 2015 03:47:58 EDTTue, 3 Mar 2015 03:47:58 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssI Got a Rockhttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/815/I-Got-a-Rock.htmlI'm not much of a movie person: there, I said it. I'm not somebody who waits for weeks and months to see something. I almost never go to the theaters, unless I'm dragged by friends to the latest superhero snooze-fes.Wed, 25 Feb 2015 14:33:44 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 EDTOn Loving to Readhttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/813/On-Loving-to-Read.html<p>This weekend I received a Valentine's Day card from my 7th grade English teacher with two bags of Bigelow Mint Tea, one for myself and one, presumably, to share with my husband.Tue, 17 Feb 2015 20:10:07 EDTAll Hail Zach Lavinehttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/812/All-Hail-Zach-Lavine.htmlJust in case you weren't one of the 6.1 million people that tuned into the NBA All-Star Saturday Night extravaganza, you missed the pure explosive dunking power of Zach Lavine, the winner of this year's slam dunk contes.Tue, 17 Feb 2015 15:47:17 EDTToo bad, Iranhttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/811/Too-bad,-Iran.htmlAccording to an Associated Press story on Monday, the University of Massachusetts at Amherst has banned Iranian nationals from admission to some programs in engineering and natural sciences.Mon, 16 Feb 2015 15:00:21 EDT