The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usTue, 22 Jul 2014 03:22:37 EDTTue, 22 Jul 2014 03:22:37 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssGov't shouldn't manage higher edhttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/589668.htmlWikipedia has called it the Veterans Health Administration Scandal of 2014.Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTCyclists of all kinds share passionhttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/589669.htmlToward the end of June each year, there's a little event that takes place around Johnstown called "Thunder in the Valley," when about 100,000 bikers descend upon the general area for a weekend festival.Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTChicago: A town that won't let you down?http://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/589461.htmlFrank Sinatra's song about Chicago, "My Kind of Town," "a the town that won't let you down," seems dated in light of last weekend's shooting spree that left 16 dead and dozens wounded in 53 separate incidents.Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTThe most reliable poll of allhttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/589223.htmlI dimly recall being rousted out of my bunk bed as a young child before sunrise on Oct. 27, 1948, so I could stand at an intersection in my hometown of Weymouth, Mas.Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTDrilling down on public's distrusthttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/589224.htmlWatergate didn't help, but it started well before that In his weekly column for CNN.com, Julian Zelizer makes a reasonable case that "Distrustful Americans still live in age of Watergate.Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDT