The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usWed, 26 Nov 2014 03:32:55 EDTWed, 26 Nov 2014 03:32:55 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssSony to offer partial refundshttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/599068.htmlWASHINGTON - Hundreds of thousands of people who bought the handheld gaming console PlayStation Vita are in line for a partial refund from Sony because of questionable claims in its advertising.Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDTBlack Friday catches on in United Kingdomhttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/599069.htmlLONDON - Halloween and Mother's Day have become staples of the U.K. shopping calendar. Now Black Friday looks as though it may be the next big retail import from the United States.Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDTBusiness briefshttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/599070.htmlLocal foreclosure rates drop Foreclosure rates in Altoona decreased for the month of September over the same period last year, according to newly released data from CoreLogic.Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDTRecallshttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/599071.htmlRugs Large and small Altitude shag area rugs are being recalled. The rugs are made of polyester and were available in the color "Altitude Gold." They were sold at The Home Depot stores nationwide and online at HomeDepo.Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDTSmall businesses seek supporthttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/598847.htmlSmall businesses are hoping for an influx of holiday shoppers Saturday during the fifth annual Small Business Saturday.Sun, 23 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDT