A driving force
kFORGET STUDYING history. Michelle Wie would rather make some. The 15-year-old shot a 1-under 70 at the John Deere Classic Thursday, giving her a shot at becoming the first woman in 60 years to make a cut on the PGA Tour. The top 70 players and ties make the cut, and Wie was on the right side of it when she finished her round.
Back in the area
kEASTERN SHAWNEE TRIBE representatives were back in the Mahoning Valley on Thursday to talk with Trumbull County officials about economic development, and water and sewer service extensions to land in Lordstown.
New home hopeful
kLAND OFF Youngstown Road, behind the former El Rio Restaurant/Soul 77 building, is the front-runner for relocating Trumbull County's large Job & amp; Family Services/Child Support Enforcement operation.
kTHE ARRIVAL of summer weather prevailed over consumers' worries about rising oil prices last month, sending shoppers into stores and delivering retailers their best performance in more than a year.