Alpena Newshttp://www.thealpenanews.comTop Blogsen-usTue, 21 Apr 2015 02:32:59 EDTTue, 21 Apr 2015 02:32:59 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssDon't want no short peoplehttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/822/Don't-want-no-short-people.htmlI have a friend who didn't grow up in the U.S., though she is a citizen, and because of that has an accent. She's perfectly understandable, she just has an accent. For the record, she grew up in Sri Lanka.Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19:59:36 EDTA maddening love affairhttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/820/A-maddening-love-affair.htmlLike most college basketball fans, I have a love-hate relationship with the NCAA tournament. I love the games, I love the tourney, the madness, etc. I hate that I never come close to winning any of the bracket contests I enter.Thu, 19 Mar 2015 14:08:57 EDTThe real cartelhttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/816/The-real-cartel.htmlVache Sainte! Forget the gas cartel of Alpena, the people of France have a major cartel to worry about it's all about the yogurt.Thu, 12 Mar 2015 12:37:55 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 EDTBark worse than a bite?http://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/809/Bark-worse-than-a-bite?.htmlWe've all had neighbors who had a dog barking in the middle of the night or incessantly all day (and if you haven't had a neighbor like that and you have a dog, guess what ... you're the bad neighbor).Mon, 9 Feb 2015 16:18:50 EDT