The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usFri, 27 Nov 2015 06:34:10 EDTFri, 27 Nov 2015 06:34:10 EDT locally pays back is a part of every holiday season, and it's not just about overeating.Wed, 25 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDTGun checks are working in our state man walks into a sporting goods store to buy a gun. No, it's not the opening line of a joke. It's a true story. And it happens thousands of times a day in Pennsylvania.Tue, 24 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDTState right to question Keystone exams' value Pennsylvania's proposed Keystone exams were truly the slam dunk necessary for ensuring that high school seniors are adequately prepared to succeed in "the big world out there," the exams would not be such a source of controversy.Sun, 22 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDTNew budget must end state's liquor monopoly's hard to tell how much progress has been made behind closed doors in the nine days since Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and Republican leaders announced their agreement on a budget framework.Sat, 21 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDTInclude voters on budget on information that's been revealed during the past week, Pennsylvanians have grounds for being troubled about the 2015-16 budget deal that the Legislature and Gov.Thu, 19 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDT