The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usThu, 27 Nov 2014 11:55:31 EDTThu, 27 Nov 2014 11:55:31 EDT keep roads safe for Thanksgiving travel eve is one of the busiest travel days of the year, and Mother Nature did not hold back, dumping several inches of snow across the region as motorists made their way home for the holiday.Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDTStores prepare for usual early rush Thanksgiving kicks off the holiday season, area stores are gearing up for one of the biggest shopping days of the year, Black Friday, though many of the traditional sales are waiting for shoppers who've just finished their turkey dinners.Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDTAlleged mom killer has hearing delayed preliminary hearing for a woman accused of killing her mother at their Fifth Avenue home has been pushed back. Tracy Stephenson, 48, of 3706 Fifth Ave.Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDTJudge OKs proposal to keep Blair County tax rate level - A judge approved the Blair County general fund's proposed 2015 property tax rate at its current level Wednesday, marking the third year in a row at the same rate.Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDTCharges filed against Raystown Lake boat driver - The pilot of a 28-foot cabin cruiser that crashed and sank at Raystown Lake, killing a Carlisle woman, has been charged.Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDT