The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usThu, 17 Apr 2014 05:44:54 EDTThu, 17 Apr 2014 05:44:54 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssAssembly at Altoona Area High School opens eyeshttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/582541.htmlAn 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 yearhttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/582451.htmlTax 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 legalhttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/582452.htmlDid 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 programhttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/582453.htmlSpring 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 themselveshttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/582277.htmlWhether 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