The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usWed, 7 Oct 2015 04:10:47 EDTWed, 7 Oct 2015 04:10:47 EDT Wolf revamps tax plan - Gov. Tom Wolf put a revamped tax plan before state lawmakers on Tuesday, lowering his proposed income tax increase to a half-point, cutting the size of the gas extraction tax he wants and eliminating a plan to raise the sales tax rate.Wed, 7 Oct 2015 00:00:00 EDTHeating costs expected to drop some may cringe at the thought of winter's home heating costs, they might be able to rest after a new report said those costs should be less this year.Wed, 7 Oct 2015 00:00:00 EDTNC man in prison apologizes for attempting to kill woman - A North Carolina man serving a lengthy prison sentence for attempting to kill a local woman he held hostage in late 2007 presented an apologetic statement on Tuesday in Blair County Court.Wed, 7 Oct 2015 00:00:00 EDTHighland Hall meeting turns into heated debate - What was supposed to be the discussion of a conditional use application for Highland Hall ended in a screaming match Tuesday after a borough resident made accusations against Planning Commission members.Wed, 7 Oct 2015 00:00:00 EDTTHON cancels canning weekend after accident State Altoona students seeking donations for THON will be wearing orange safety vests and possibly following new protocols when they resume canning next month.Wed, 7 Oct 2015 00:00:00 EDT