Alpena Newshttp://www.thealpenanews.comTop Blogsen-usSun, 30 Aug 2015 11:57:15 EDTSun, 30 Aug 2015 11:57:15 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssGetting you hooked on musichttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/837/Getting-you-hooked-on-music.htmlIn music, the hook is what brings you in. It catches your ear and doesn't let go. It's also what makes the song recognizable and in turn, that makes it popular. It also is the reason you can't get that stinking song out of your head sometimes.Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:25:12 EDTGet ready for the dramahttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/834/Get-ready-for-the-drama.htmlThe Major League Baseball All-Star Game is next week, and it's the traditional halfway point of the season. It's also speculation time for both playoff contenders and those that are way out of the race already.Thu, 9 Jul 2015 13:51:05 EDTBaby you can drive me car (just not on Michigan roads)http://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/827/Baby-you-can-drive-me-car-(just-not-on-Michigan-roads).htmlOn Tuesday Michigan voters go to the polls to vote on Proposal 1, which would raise the sales tax to 7 percent. By all accounts it's going to get voted down, and if you saw the most recent polls numbers it won't even be close.Mon, 4 May 2015 12:54:35 EDTDon'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 EDT