The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usMon, 28 Jul 2014 18:34:54 EDTMon, 28 Jul 2014 18:34:54 EDT Putin is kicking Obama's... ... Monday, four days after Vladimir Putin's minions in Ukraine shot down a passenger airliner carrying 298 people, including an American citizen, President Barack Obama emerged from the White House to issue a statement.Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTPension crisis crippling Pennsylvania is in the midst of a major crisis, and it's one that's getting worse by the day.Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTGov't shouldn't manage higher ed has called it the Veterans Health Administration Scandal of 2014.Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTCyclists of all kinds share passion the end of June each year, there's a little event that takes place around Johnstown called "Thunder in the Valley," when about 100,000 bikers descend upon the general area for a weekend festival.Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTChicago: A town that won't let you down? Sinatra's song about Chicago, "My Kind of Town," "a the town that won't let you down," seems dated in light of last weekend's shooting spree that left 16 dead and dozens wounded in 53 separate incidents.Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDT