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Is Social Security still a good deal for workers?
August 6, 2012 – 6:19 am | Comments Off
Is Social Security still a good deal for workers?

People retiring today are part of the first generation of workers who’ve paid more in Social Security taxes during their careers than they’ll receive in benefits after they retire.

Aging baby boomers face home health care challenge
August 6, 2012 – 6:18 am | Comments Off
Aging baby boomers face home health care challenge

Jobs for home health care aides are expected to grow at a faster rate than all others over the next decade as baby boomers age.

Duncan on reform and back to school
August 6, 2012 – 6:17 am | Comments Off
Duncan on reform and back to school

Children will probably notice some changes and challenges in the new school year.

Alpena police taser 20 year-old for resisting arrest
August 3, 2012 – 7:13 am | Comments Off
Alpena police taser 20 year-old for resisting arrest

A 20 year-old man was tasered Friday, after he ran from City of Alpena police and resisted arrest.

County hopes to land more fees at airport
August 3, 2012 – 2:46 am | Comments Off
County hopes to land more fees at airport

Alpena County Commissioners are hoping a new agreement at the airport brings in more money and gives them a better idea of exactly how many planes are flying in and out.

Alpena High designated “Focus School”
August 3, 2012 – 2:40 am | Comments Off
Alpena High designated “Focus School”

Alpena High School has been designated a “Focus School.”

NLA buglary to cost more than $1,500
August 3, 2012 – 2:34 am | Comments Off
NLA buglary to cost more than $1,500

The break in of Northern Lights Arena will cost Alpena County more than $1,500.

MDOT hosts public meetings in Alpena & Gaylord
August 3, 2012 – 2:30 am | Comments Off
MDOT hosts public meetings in Alpena & Gaylord

MDOT is hosting public meetings in Alpena and Gaylord this month, to obtain feedback on the state long-range transportation plan.