Summer on the tube
k WITH YOUR FAVORITE television series on hiatus for the summer, cable networks have come to the rescue with a bounty of original programming. Lisa Kudrow, above, returns to TV in HBO's "The Comeback."
Cobalt sales soar
k SALES of the Lordstown-produced Cobalt increased 73 percent last month over May 2004 sales figures for its predecessor, the Cavalier.
Sammarone willremain on fall ballot
k YOUNGSTOWN'S law director will not rule on a challenge to Charles Sammarone's eligibility to run for president of Youngstown City Council. His name will remain on the November ballot.
Liberty fire stations
k LIBERTY TOWNSHIP officials are considering closing two fire stations and creating a new centralized station on Belmont Avenue.
Can't get to sleep?
k IF YOU SUFFER from insomnia or occasionally have trouble getting to sleep, Joe and Teresa Graedon have some advice for you in their weekly Herbal Pharmacy column.
Organic label ousted
k IF YOU want a lotion, soap or lip balm free of chemicals, read the fine print. The Agriculture Department is taking its green "USDA Organic" label off personal care products and cosmetics.
New coach for Cavs
j MIKE BROWN'S first head coaching job will be to make sure LeBron James isn't watching the NBA playoffs next season. Brown, a 13-year NBA assistant who won a league title with San Antonio, has been hired as the coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers.