The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usSat, 25 Apr 2015 02:45:50 EDTSat, 25 Apr 2015 02:45:50 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssFBI lab results hair raisinghttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/609770.htmlFairness and impartiality are at the foundation of the American concept of justice. It has been eroded to an alarming extent.Fri, 24 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDTContinue city fight on blighthttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/609702.htmlThose who read Sunday's Mirror article "Consultant: Money neutralizes blight" were no doubt happy to learn that the efforts directed at problem properties will remain in high gear in 201.Thu, 23 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDTDon't tax us with rail servicehttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/609715.htmlA recent Mirror editorial (Sunday, April 19) criticized me for a "knee-jerk" rejection of a proposal put before City Council to increase the number of Amtrak trains connected to Altoona. "Knee-jerk" is defined in Merriam's as "without thought.Thu, 23 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDTExamining death as taxable eventhttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/609717.htmlPrepare for the rise of the landed nobility. Democracy as we've known it was nice while it lasted, but House Republicans have signaled the beginning of its end with a vote to repeal the estate tax.Thu, 23 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDTDon't hurry to eliminate property taxhttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/609513.htmlThe two hours spent by the Pennsylvania House Finance Committee last Tuesday regarding the issue of property tax relief accomplished little.Mon, 20 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDT