The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usMon, 22 Dec 2014 15:16:32 EDTMon, 22 Dec 2014 15:16:32 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssPension reform should not be linked to taxhttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/600840.htmlThe GOP-controlled state Legislature must make Pennsylvania's biggest financial woe - $50-billion-plus in unfunded pension liabilities - its top 2015 priority. And it must do so without linking pension reform to Democrat Gov.Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTRelations with Cuba about timehttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/600797.htmlU.S. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida probably was right in declaring that the dramatic - albeit controversial - shift in U.S.-Cuba relations announced on Wednesday won't by itself further human rights and democracy in Cuba.Sun, 21 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTSentence sends key messagehttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/600701.htmlVladislav Miftakhov, the former Penn State Altoona student arrested about 10 months ago for making illegal explosive devices in his apartment near the campus, believes his arrest and incarceration have boosted his "confidence and ambition" to...Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDT'Kicking can' not answerhttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/600560.htmlWith countywide property reassessments ongoing and Altoona voters having just last month approved a home rule referendum, perhaps the majority of city council members were right - that 2015 isn't the right year for a property tax increase.Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTDifficult choices face Wolfhttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/600487.htmlGov. Tom Corbett will leave office next month with state revenue collections probably ahead of projections for the first half of the fiscal year ending next June 30. According to a Dec.Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDT