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For the first time, 1 billion people used Facebook in a day
August 28, 2015 – 12:01 am | Comments Off
For the first time, 1 billion people used Facebook in a day

For the first time, a billion people used Facebook in a single day on Monday.

River Center: Feasible & sustainable
August 27, 2015 – 12:38 am | Comments Off
River Center: Feasible & sustainable

To no one’s surprise, the author of a feasibility study on a proposed River Center in Alpena told locals this week, the center would be feasible to construct and could be sustainable.

Local health dept. supports HPV vaccine
August 27, 2015 – 12:32 am | Comments Off
Local health dept. supports HPV vaccine

The Michigan Department of Health is stepping up its efforts to alert teens and their parents about the need for vaccination against the Human Papillomavirus and other preventable diseases.

MSP Alpena Post logs 61 calls for help
August 27, 2015 – 12:24 am | Comments Off
MSP Alpena Post logs 61 calls for help

Troopers from the Michigan State Police Alpena Post responded to 61 citizen complaints last week.

APS holds K-5 open houses & freshman orientation
August 27, 2015 – 12:16 am | Comments Off
APS holds K-5 open houses & freshman orientation

The start of the new school year is less than two weeks away and Alpena Public Schools is preparing by hosting freshman orientation and open houses for all K-5 students.

Road closure in Alcona Co.
August 27, 2015 – 12:12 am | Comments Off
Road closure in Alcona Co.

The Alcona County Road Commission needs to replace another culvert, this time on Goddard Road between F-41 and Alvin Road in Mikado Township.

Judge reverses manslaughter conviction due to GM ignition
August 27, 2015 – 12:05 am | Comments Off
Judge reverses manslaughter conviction due to GM ignition

A Pennsylvania judge has reversed the involuntary manslaughter conviction of a woman after determining a faulty General Motors ignition switch contributed to her crashing into a school bus, killing her passenger boyfriend.

Study finds peak months for college students’ 1st drug use
August 27, 2015 – 12:03 am | Comments Off
Study finds peak months for college students’ 1st drug use

Parents worried about campus temptations as they drop their children off at college may want to note the findings of a new government report.