The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usWed, 10 Feb 2016 05:44:26 EDTWed, 10 Feb 2016 05:44:26 EDT costs at ESPN weigh down Disney's quarter ANGELES - ESPN, the sports network that drives Disney's profit engine, has hit a soft patch. Subscribers have fallen by about 7.2 million over the last three years, according to Nielsen, and it's coming off a round of layoff.Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EDTAlpha says lenders offer $500M for coal producer's assets, W.Va - Alpha Natural Resources said it has received a $500 million offer from existing lenders for the potential sale of the bankrupt coal producer's core assets. Bristol, Virginia-based Alpha announced the offer in a filing Monday in U.Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EDTBusiness briefs sets Business Before Hours at ALSM The Blair County Chamber of Commerce will hold Business Before Hours from 7:30-9 a.m. Feb. 19 at Allegheny Lutheran Social Ministries corporate office, 998 Logan Blvd., Altoona.Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EDTValentine's is big retail day are expected to spend a record $19.7 billion for candy, a romantic dinner, jewelry or flowers this Valentine's Day.Sun, 7 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EDTWorkplace hires and promotions -- Melissa Walls has been named CEO of the Broad Top Area Medical Center. Walls, who recently moved to Altoona, has more than 20 years of experience in the Federally Qualified Health Center arena.Sun, 7 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EDT