Alpena Newshttp://www.thealpenanews.comTop Blogsen-usSat, 23 May 2015 05:47:19 EDTSat, 23 May 2015 05:47:19 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssBaby 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 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 EDT