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Suspect says shooting was ‘tragedy’

November 21, 2014 The Altoona woman suspected of killing her mother showed no emotion as she heard the charges against her Thursday morning during her first appearance before a judge. more »»

 
 
 

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Suspect says shooting was ‘tragedy’

November 21, 2014 The Altoona woman suspected of killing her mother showed no emotion as she heard the charges against her Thursday morning during her first appearance before a judge. more »»

Water authority lowering tap fees

November 21, 2014 The Altoona Water Authority has revised its “water rules, rates and regulations” to remove a disincentive to development. more »»

President announces executive actions for immigration reform

November 21, 2014 WASHINGTON — Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. more »»

Inmates to continue doing work at airport

November 21, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Inmate work crews from the Blair County Prison will continue to do jobs at the Altoona-Blair County Airport, the county prison board decided Thursda. more »»

Amtran to buy two used buses

November 21, 2014 Amtran this week approved the purchase of two older buses for its school “tripper” fleet. The 2002-03 Gilligs will replace a pair of 1993 Orion buses, according to General Manager Eric Wolf. more »»

Local Sports

Eagles must slow down MU

November 21, 2014 Time flies when you are having fun, so it stands to reason moves pretty quickly when you are getting ready to play in a district championship football game. more »»

Steelers not ready to talk playoffs

November 21, 2014 PITTSBURGH — A dozen years in the NFL have taught Ike Taylor plenty of lessons. Perhaps the most enduring one is this: nothing comes easy for the veteran cornerback and the Pittsburgh Steelers. more »»

Flash get first win of season

November 21, 2014 LORETTO — Saint Francis scheduled an odd game against a Division III opponent that would guarantee a home game and a victory, and sure enough, the Red Flash were up by 30 after only 10 minutes. more »»

Nittany Lions go to double overtime in Classic loss

November 21, 2014 The Associated Press CHARLESTON, S.C. — Charlotte coach Alan Major didn’t know what to say after his team’s latest tournament win. “I’m kind of at a loss for words,” Major said. more »»

District playoff capsules

November 21, 2014 Dist. 5-8-9 Class AA championship FRIDAY Who: Karns City Gremlins (10-1) vs. Chestnut Ridge Lions (10-2) When: Tonight, 7 p.m. Where: D. more »»

Nittany Lions go to double overtime in Classic loss

November 21, 2014 The Associated Press CHARLESTON, S.C. — Charlotte coach Alan Major didn’t know what to say after his team’s latest tournament win. “I’m kind of at a loss for words,” Major said. more »»

Franklin trying to keep focus on Illinois

November 20, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — James Franklin took a few extra moments after Wednesday’s practice to address his seniors. more »»

Lions' Keiser back with team

November 20, 2014 UNIVERSITY?PARK?—?After going to the hospital before Penn State took on Ohio State, senior safety Ryan Keiser has officially rejoined his team in State College. more »»

Franklin OK with Illini’s Beckman

November 19, 2014 Illinois coach Tim Beckman’s name pretty much has been mud in the Nittany Nation ever since he tried to poach Penn State players after the sanctions came down in 2012. more »»

Four-star DT decommits

November 19, 2014 For the second day in a row, James Franklin’s 2015 recruiting class has sustained a major blow. more »»

Obituaries

Glenna V. Ayers

November 21, 2014 Glenna V. Ayers, 87, Sebastian, Fla., formerly of Boiling Springs, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, at VNA Hospice House, Vero Beach, Fla. more »»

Dorothy Ileane (Gunesch) Breth

November 21, 2014 Dorothy Ileane “Dottie” (Gunesch) Breth, 87, Latrobe, formerly of Altoona, passed away Wednesday at Excela Latrobe Hospital after a brief illness. more »»

Leona F. Glasgow

November 21, 2014 Leona F. Glasgow, 90, Colonial Courtyard at Tyrone, died Thursday. She was born in Priddy, Texas, daughter of August and Louise Drueckhammer. She was twice married, first to the late Wilbur . more »»

Carl W. Hauser

November 21, 2014 Carl W. Hauser, 89, Hollidaysburg, passed away Thursday morning at the Presbyterian Village at Hollidaysburg. He was born in Altoona, son of Carl and S. Linny (Hildebrand) Hauser. more »»

Anna M. (Burgmeier) Kaye

November 21, 2014 Anna M. Kaye, 92, Altoona, passed away Wednesday afternoon at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Karl and Mary (Attmanshofer) Burgmeier. She married Frank A. more »»

Area Life

Mickey and friends: Disney show takes the stage in Johnstown, audience encouraged to play along

November 20, 2014 Mickey, Minnie and friends are ready to rock and roll. Disney Live! “Mickey’s Music Festival” is coming to Cambria County War Memorial on Saturday for three shows at 1, 4 and 7 p.m. more »»

NBC scraps Bill Cosby TV project

November 20, 2014 NEW YORK — NBC says it has scrapped a Bill Cosby comedy that was under development, the second outlet within a day to put off or abandon a Cosby project after another sexual assault allegation... more »»

Atari games buried in landfill net $37,000 on eBay

November 20, 2014 ALAMOGORDO, N.M. — What some have called the worst video game ever made has fetched thousands of dollars for a New Mexico city. An old “E.. more »»

Tasty Words: Holiday breakfast tips from ‘the hostess with the mostest’

November 19, 2014 My mother, Barb Bucci, is the master of holiday entertaining. more »»

Review: ASO performs solemn, delicate concert

November 18, 2014 The Altoona Symphony Orchestra returned to the beautiful setting of the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament in Altoona for the third time in four years for a concert of mostly English music on... more »»

Local Business

Arizona sues GM over recalls

November 21, 2014 PHOENIX — Arizona’s attorney general has sued General Motors Co. for failing to recall millions of cars and trucks with safety defects the auto giant did not disclose for years. more »»

Senate taking closer look at soaring generic drug prices

November 21, 2014 WASHINGTON — Some low-cost generic drugs that have helped restrain health care costs for decades are seeing unexpected price spikes of up to 8,000 percent, prompting a backlash from patients,... more »»

SAPDC approves three business loans

November 21, 2014 The board of directors of the Southern Alleghenies Planning & Development Commission Wednesday approved the following business loans: — $200,000 for Cove Stake & Wood Products Inc. more »»

Showdown looms between government, air bag maker

November 20, 2014 DETROIT — A showdown is looming between U.S. safety regulators and a Japanese company that makes air bags linked to multiple deaths and injuries. more »»

How to teach a driverless cars ethics

November 20, 2014 LOS ANGELES — A large truck speeding in the opposite direction suddenly veers into your lan. more »»

 
 
 

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November 21, 2014 I took a Sustainable Wreath Making workshop at the Hollidaysburg Area Public Library on Wednesday for a first-person story I wrote for tomorrow's edition of the Mirror. more »

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