Alpena Newshttp://www.thealpenanews.comTop Blogsen-usWed, 4 Mar 2015 06:17:17 EDTWed, 4 Mar 2015 06:17:17 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssToo 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 EDTAnother film festival in the bookshttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/805/Another-film-festival-in-the-books.htmlWe just wrapped up the third annual Thunder Bay International Film Festival. This year's event was expanded from three days to five days, with the first day taking place in Rogers Cit.Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:16:22 EDTTop comedies Nos. 10-1http://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/802/Top-comedies-Nos.-10-1.htmlYesterday was the second 10, and today is the top 10. There is one big surprise, and I listed the honorable mentions at the bottom. Let the final debate begin. <P> 10. Scrubs: The primary measure of a comedy should be does it make you laugh.Tue, 13 Jan 2015 14:59:38 EDTTop comedies Nos. 20-11http://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/799/Top-comedies-Nos.-20-11.htmlAfter last month's challenge of 100 songs, the challenge this month was the top 20 comedies. Now the problem with tops of anything is combining what was good with what was popular. The two don't always mix.Mon, 12 Jan 2015 14:28:29 EDT