The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usThu, 17 Apr 2014 05:44:54 EDTThu, 17 Apr 2014 05:44:54 EDT at Altoona Area High School opens eyes Altoona Area High School assembly on April 3 dealing with societal problems will count among the school's top accomplishments of the 2013-14 academic year. Such an assembly has a place in every school district, and not just as a one-time event.Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTFreedom comes later each year Freedom Day for Americans, on average, is April 21 this year. That is the day on which, according to The Tax Foundation, we as a nation will have earned enough money to pay our local, state and federal tax bills.Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTMedical, recreational pot use should be legal you know that cannabis can help against cancer? Cannabis should be legal for medical, as well as, recreational use. According to Arjun Walia from collective-evolution .Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTK-4 is taxpayer-funded babysitting program Cove School District is thinking about starting a K-4 program. They say it will lead to a higher quality of education. All it is is that the teachers will be glorified babysitters at the taxpayers' expense.Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTPublic servants aren't supposed to serve themselves to impose a partial or full gift ban for elected and non-elected Pennsylvania officials again is a dominant topic of discussion. On one hand, that's due to next month's primary elections, including gubernatorial balloting.Sun, 13 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDT