The Altoona Mirror Newsen-usSun, 25 Sep 2016 06:26:22 EDTSun, 25 Sep 2016 06:26:22 EDT Area pushing for guest teachers a shrinking pool of certified teachers available, Altoona Area School District is looking to pay parents, recent college graduates, retirees - anyone with a four-year-degree who completes the online guest teacher training and passes the...Sun, 25 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTProposal slows down trucks main opponent of a recently proposed federal rule that would forcibly limit the speed of heavy trucks claims that statistics show the change would actually increase the number of crashes. Crash frequency is not the issue, according to the U.S.Sun, 25 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTDrag racers reminisce about life in the fast lane many, a quarter mile of asphalt does little to inspire passion, but 50 years ago this month in Tipton, a similar stretch drew hundreds of motorists week after week.Sun, 25 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTCounty sets trick-or-treat across Blair County have set Oct. 27 as this year's Halloween trick-or-treating date. In a news release, police said trick-or-treating will take place 6 to 8 p.m. on the date, a Thursday, throughout the county.Sun, 25 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTDems protest poll-watching plan Democrats have struck at a bill that would allow campaign poll watchers to operate anywhere in the state, arguing that it would enable candidates' supporters to harass voters far from their homes. House Bill 29, co-sponsored in part by Rep.Sun, 25 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDT