Billion-dollar dealfor Yahoo in China
kMA YUN, above left, founder and CEO of Alibaba.com, speaks with Yahoo CEO Daniel Rosensweig. The two announced Friday that Yahoo Inc. is paying $1 billion in cash for a 40 percent stake in China's biggest online commerce firm.
Dorm chic 101
kCOLLEGE STUDENTS who cannot quite manage a personal designer can still customize their dorm decor by registering for exactly what they want.
Mahoning votersface host of issues
kVOTERS in Mahoning County will face four countywide issues on the November ballot to benefit these programs: children services, mental health, mental retardation and developmental disabilities, and the county library system.
Thunderbirds flyinto Valley for show
kTHE FABULOUS Thunderbirds, the modern Texas blues band that is marking its 30th anniversary, makes a stop in the Valley with a free concert next week in Mill Creek Park.
Let's stay in space
kTHE UNITED STATES should continue launching space shuttles until the scheduled completion of the international space station in 2010. The nation must not wait five years or longer, as some propose.
Curtis in the hunt atPGA Championship
kKENT STATE graduate Ben Curtis, the 2003 British Open champion, shares the lead after the first round of the PGA Championship in Springfield, N.J.