The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usFri, 25 Jul 2014 14:19:20 EDTFri, 25 Jul 2014 14:19:20 EDT approves emergency ride-sharing permits - The state Public Utility Commission approved emergency permits Thursday for two ride-sharing companies to operate in the Pittsburgh area.Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTHershey profit climbs 5.4 percent (AP) - Hershey Co. (HSY) on Thursday reported net income that rose by 5.4 percent in its second quarter. The results matched analysts' expectations. The Hershey-based company said net income increased to $168.Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTNorfolk Southern 2Q profit rises 21 percent, Va. - Norfolk Southern executives are optimistic about the economy after delivering a 21 percent rise in second-quarter profit as the railroad hauled more freight. "We believe that the U.S.Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTSocial Security spent $300M on IT failures (AP) - Six years ago, the Social Security Administration embarked on an aggressive plan to replace outdated computer systems overwhelmed by a growing flood of disability claims.Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTFDA approves new painkiller (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new combination pain pill from the maker of OxyContin that is designed to discourage abuse by painkiller addicts.Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDT