The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usSun, 21 Dec 2014 10:04:11 EDTSun, 21 Dec 2014 10:04:11 EDT with Cuba about time Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida probably was right in declaring that the dramatic - albeit controversial - shift in U.S.-Cuba relations announced on Wednesday won't by itself further human rights and democracy in Cuba.Sun, 21 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTSentence sends key message Miftakhov, the former Penn State Altoona student arrested about 10 months ago for making illegal explosive devices in his apartment near the campus, believes his arrest and incarceration have boosted his "confidence and ambition" to...Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDT'Kicking can' not answer countywide property reassessments ongoing and Altoona voters having just last month approved a home rule referendum, perhaps the majority of city council members were right - that 2015 isn't the right year for a property tax increase.Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTDifficult choices face Wolf Tom Corbett will leave office next month with state revenue collections probably ahead of projections for the first half of the fiscal year ending next June 30. According to a Dec.Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTSun Air offering Blair County a fresh start too many years, local residents have shrugged their shoulders at the thought of catching a flight at the Altoona-Blair County Airport. Ticket prices and flight schedules drew the majority of complaints.Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDT