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Former Oregon lumber town rides digital wave to a comeback
PRINEVILLE, Oregon (AP) -- It was not long ago that Crook County had five major lumber mills. Timber was king, and the rural Oregon county was the nation's top producer of ponderosa lumber....

Seeking wider digital audience, Verizon buys Yahoo for $4.8B
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Seeking a wider digital audience, Verizon is buying Yahoo for $4.83 billion in a deal that marks the end of an era for a company that defined much of the early internet but struggled to stay relevant in an online world dominated by Google and Facebook....

Historic solar flight marks first round-the-world journey
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The world's first round-the-world flight to be powered solely by the sun's energy made history on Tuesday as it landed in Abu Dhabi, where it first took off on an epic 25,000-mile (40,000-kilometer) journey that began more than a year ago....

Yahoo's Mayer: A trailblazer, but no game-changer for women
NEW YORK (AP) -- Marissa Mayer was a rarity: A major tech-company CEO who served while pregnant and, later, as a mother of young children. But her trailblazing has done little to meaningfully improve the second-class status of women in tech, a more deep-seated problem that will take many years - and certainly more than one person - to fix....

Verizon could boost Yahoo ad targeting, but challenges ahead
NEW YORK (AP) -- Verizon's deal for Yahoo could give the phone company a stronger foothold in digital advertising as it takes what it knows about its customers' whereabouts and combines that with Yahoo's popular destinations and AOL's advertising expertise....

Yahoo's evolution from rising to fading internet star
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Democratic emails: All about the hack, the leak, the discord
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- First came the hack, then the leak. Now, the Clinton and Trump campaigns are fighting over Russia's role in the release of thousands of internal Democratic National Committee emails....

What Verizon's acquisition means for Yahoo users
NEW YORK (AP) -- If you have a Yahoo email account or regularly visit services like Yahoo Finance and Yahoo Sports, you might be wondering what will happen to the once-venerable brand once Verizon takes over....

'Pokemon Go' players stumble on hidden history
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Historical markers have long dotted the landscape, often barely noticed by passers-by - until they became treasure-filled stops this month on the "Pokemon Go" trail....

'Pokemon Go' to be updated with trading capability
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The head of the company behind "Pokemon Go" says more capabilities for the wildly popular smartphone game are coming, including the ability to trade Pokemon....

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