Repair missionin space succeeds
k WITH A GENTLE tug of his gloved right hand, Discovery astronaut Stephen Robinson removed two worrisome pieces of filler material from the shuttle's belly Wednesday in an unprecedented space repair job that drew a big sigh of relief from NASA.
YSU bookstoregets giant makeover
k YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY has opened its renovated and expanded bookstore, complete with a clothing store and convenience store.
PONY tourney '06
k THE LOCAL ORGANIZER of the PONY fast-pitch softball national championships says he's secured a commitment for 800 additional motel and hotel rooms in Trumbull County when the event returns next year.
A model arena?
k THE COMPANY overseeing the convocation center is bringing officials from Lebanon, Tenn., to Youngstown next week to sell them on a similar facility in their city. Also, a major concert has been booked.
Stereotypes of Southdrive 'Dukes' film
k "THE DUKES of Hazzard," the summer's long-awaited remake of the TV classic, opens in theaters this weekend. It's filled with stereotypes of Southern life that many do not find offensive. An actor on the original TV series, however, finds the film very offensive.
Indians win or loseagainst the Yanks
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