The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usThu, 28 May 2015 08:17:54 EDTThu, 28 May 2015 08:17:54 EDT VA mess troubling are top leaders at the Department of Veterans Affairs not firing bureaucrats by the dozens? That may be the question some veterans were asking during Memorial Day weekend, as one more VA scandal made headlines.Thu, 28 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTBigger trailers are road to ruin trucking industry has been making special deliveries in Washington, spending millions of dollars on lobbyists and in congressional campaign contributions in a new push to eliminate federal safety rules that limit the size of trucks. A $55.Wed, 27 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTHoliday deserves respect are conflicting claims about the origins of Memorial Day. While decorating the graves of soldiers is said to have been an ancient custom, it's believed that in this country the practice dates back to before the Civil War.Mon, 25 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTCharter schools need to embrace transparency, too Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter Schools is resisting an effort by the Pennsylvania School Boards Association to obtain charters' financial information.Sun, 24 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTCameras should be priority shouldn't need a pilot program for use of cameras in highway work zones to deter speeding.Fri, 22 May 2015 00:00:00 EDT