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 2018-12-19 03:57 

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Bedbugs on a visitor close an Indiana city hall...

MUNCIE, Ind. > > A city hall in Indiana is open for business again after closing to deal with bedbugs....

 2018-12-19 03:20 

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Senate passes criminal justice overhaul bill, handing Trump a key victory...

WASHINGTON > > The Senate passed a sweeping criminal justice bill today that addresses concerns that the nation's war on drugs had led to the imprisonment of too many Americans for non-violent crimes without adequately preparing them for their return ...

 2018-12-19 02:45 

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Maui firefighters suspect leaking propane cylinder, not Christmas tree, caused fire...

Maui firefighters responded to a report of a Christmas tree on fire on a balcony at Kihei Villages....

 2018-12-19 01:45 

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Harriet the two-toed sloth giving birth to fourth baby at Honolulu Zoo...

City officials announced today that Harriet the Linnaeus's two-toed sloth is currently giving birth to a baby sloth at Honolulu Zoo in Waikiki. The event is viewable live to the public via this YouTube link ....

 2018-12-18 23:37 

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Review: Emily Blunt's a practically perfect Poppins...

In the half-century since the original "Mary Poppins" debuted, we've learned a lot about refined sugar, frankly none of it good. Doctors tell us it can lead to obesity, heart disease and all sorts of other detriments to our health....

 2018-12-18 22:32 

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Ray Rice says 'I'm done with football,' talks about domestic violence...

NEW YORK > > Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice says he's not speaking out against domestic violence as a way to rejoin the NFL....

 2018-12-18 22:15 

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Stock market woes raise a nagging fear: Is a recession near?...

BALTIMORE > > Fears of a recession have been mounting with the U.S. stock market appearing to be headed for its worst December since 1931 — during the Great Depression....

 2018-12-18 21:32 

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Redskins' Montae Nicholson charged with assault after alleged drunken brawl...

WASHINGTON > > Redskins safety Montae Nicholson was arrested early this morning and charged with assault and battery and being drunk in public stemming from a fight at a restaurant and retail complex near the team's practice facility in Ashburn, Virgi...

 2018-12-18 21:24 

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Britain's preparation for 'no-deal' Brexit include thousands of troops on standby...

LONDON > > Britain's government ramped up preparations today for the possibility that the country could leave the European Union in 101 days without a divorce deal — putting soldiers on standby and warning thousands of businesses and millions of...

 2018-12-18 21:15 

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Unemployment, income found to affect life expectancy...

MADISON, W.Va. > > If you want to understand why U.S. life expectancy is declining, West Virginia is a good place to start....

 2018-12-18 21:04 

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Federal court says New York ban on nunchucks violates Second Amendment...

NEW YORK > > A 1974 New York state ban on nunchucks that was put into place over fears that youth inspired by martial arts movies would create widespread mayhem is unconstitutional under the Second Amendment, a federal court has ruled....

 2018-12-18 20:49 

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Trump Foundation to dissolve in deal with New York attorney general...

NEW YORK > > President Donald Trump's charitable foundation reached a deal today to go out of business, even as Trump continues to fight allegations he misused its assets to resolve business disputes and boost his run for the White House....

 2018-12-18 20:40 

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Some advertisers leave Tucker Carlson show after immigrant comments...

ATLANTA > > Some advertisers say they are leaving conservative host Tucker Carlson's show following his remarks that immigrants could make the U.S. "poorer and dirtier."...

 2018-12-18 19:50 

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Sea Life Park being investigated by Labor Department after receiving $130K in fines...

The state Department of Labor & Industrial Relations said it is investigating safety violations at Sea Life Park Hawaii....

 2018-12-18 19:30 

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Sprint, T-Mobile deal gets green light from U.S. regulators...

A federal government committee and other top regulators in the United States have approved the proposed merger between T-Mobile and Sprint, paving the way for a union between the country's third- and fourth-largest wireless operators....

 2018-12-18 19:15 

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Actress and director Penny Marshall dies at age 75...

NEW YORK > > Penny Marshall, who starred in "Laverne & Shirley" before becoming one of the top-grossing female directors in Hollywood, has died. She was 75....

 2018-12-18 18:40 

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Woman dies after 2-vehicle crash on Kauai...

A 35-year-old Lihue woman has died from injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash that occurred on Kauai in November....

 2018-12-18 18:15 

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Trump signs order to create U.S. Space Command...

WASHINGTON > > President Donald Trump launched the Pentagon's new Space Command today, an effort to better organize and advance the military's vast operations in space that could cost as much as $800 million over the next five years....

 2018-12-18 17:50 

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Man, 59, loses truck in Moiliili carjacking...

Police are investigating a robbery where a male suspect allegedly threatened a 59-year-old man and stole his pickup truck in Moiliili....

 2018-12-18 17:42 

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White House pulls back from shutdown threat over wall funds...

WASHINGTON > > The White House today appeared to inch away from forcing a partial government shutdown over funding for a southern border wall, with Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders saying there are "other ways" to secure the $5 billion in fu...

 2018-12-18 15:45 

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Trump's safety panel seeks to revoke school discipline rules...

President Donald Trump's school safety commission is proposing a rollback of Obama-era guidance that was meant to curb racial disparities in school discipline....

 2018-12-18 14:55 

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Michael Flynn heads to sentencing, with 'Good luck' wish from Trump...

WASHINGTON > > Michael Flynn will likely walk out of a courtroom a free man due to his extensive cooperation with federal prosecutors, but the run-up to his sentencing hearing today has exposed raw tensions over an FBI interview in which he lied about his...

 2018-12-18 10:25 

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Tua Tagovailoa's ankle 'probably ahead of schedule,' coach says...

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. > > Alabama coach Nick Saban says quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is "probably ahead of schedule" in recovering from ankle surgery....

 2018-12-18 10:05 

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Scoreboard...

CALENDAR TODAY BASKETBALL College men: Hoops In Hawaii Holiday ClassicSeventh-place game, 1:15 p.m.; Fifth-place game, 3:30 p.m.; Third-place game, 5:45 p.m.; Championship, 8 p.m.; games at Hawaii Convention Center. College women: Saint Martin's vs. H...

 2018-12-18 10:05 

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Television and radio...

TODAY TIME TV SPEC HT BASKETBALL: NBA Lakers at Nets 2:30 p.m. SPCSN 23/218 69 Lakers at Nets 2:30 p.m. NBATV NA/242* 92* BASKETBALL: College Men Princeton at Duke 1 p.m. ESPN2 21/224 74 Read More...

 2018-12-18 10:05 

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Gabriel Medina leaves no doubt in capturing his first Pipe Masters and second world title...

There's no doubt now that Gabriel Medina is the top professional surfer in the world....

 2018-12-18 10:05 

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Wildland fire danger elevated in Hawaii with drought in forecast...

The National Interagency Fire Center is predicting that Hawaii will be especially vulnerable to wildland fire this winter as drought appears to be setting in under developing El Nino weather conditions....

 2018-12-18 10:05 

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Kokua Line: Upgrade to gold-star license online if Real ID records are on file...

Question: My current Hawaii driver's license doesn't expire until 2022. If I apply for a duplicate license, will it have the required gold star to meet future government ID requirements?...

 2018-12-18 10:05 

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Letter: Netherlands adapts to sea level rise...

I read with much interest your editorial on climate change and how we must forge a viable exit plan in minimizing the loss Oahu's beachfronts and shoreline generally ( "Face hard truths to save beaches," Star-Advertiser, Our View, Dec. 16)....

 2018-12-18 10:05 

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Column: Exaggerators amplify their own stress...

The world is fast becoming a universe of infomercial-style exclamations: "It's the worst!" "It's the best ever!" "You'll never need to go to the gym ever again."...

 2018-12-18 10:05 

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Letter: Fewer whales are cause for concern...

The Maui humpback whale count for 2018 was down close to 50 percent ( "Clues sought for decline in Hawaii humpback whale sightings," Star-Advertiser, Nov. 26)....

 2018-12-18 10:05 

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Cautious Gov. Ige budget holds back $100 million in proposed spending...

Gov. David Ige is taking a cautious approach to the state's biannual budget, holding back on about $100 million in proposed spending next year in case general fund growth is lower than expected. Meanwhile he's focused his budget for the 2020 and 2...

 2018-12-18 10:05 

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Hawaii basketball coach Eran Ganot leads cancer fight...

University of Hawaii basketball coach Eran Ganot is prepared to fight the good fight....

 2018-12-18 10:05 

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Letter: Schatz, Hirono stand for asylum seekers...

I write to thank the people of Hawaii for sharing their outstanding U.S. Senate team of Mazie Hirono and Brian Schatz with the people of Texas....

 2018-12-18 10:05 

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Report shows drop in homeless numbers...

A new report that looks at homelessness in America in 2017 underscores the progress Hawaii has made in the last two years, when the state's overall homeless rate has consecutively dropped 9 percent....

 2018-12-18 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Column: Display artist makes space for the spirit of the season...

The Kealoha Arms condominium in Makiki was constructed in 1970 and rises seven walk-up stories with 32 units ranging from studios to three-bedroom units. There's a pool. A nice recreation area, as well....

 2018-12-18 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Column: No more recriminations: Legalize recreational cannabis...

If we want to strengthen the bond between citizens and civic life, if we want to increase revenues without further taxing existing goods and services, if we want progressive ends — without regressive means — we must decriminalize the recreatio...

 2018-12-18 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Letter: Sprinklers should be a top condo priority...

I am surprised you printed what I can only assume was a satirical letter ( "Not everyone can afford fire sprinklers," Star- Advertiser, Dec. 7)....

 2018-12-18 10:05 

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Letter: Not time to impeach Keith Kaneshiro...

Honolulu City Prosecutor Keith Kaneshiro has neither been charged with nor convicted of any crime, so the reason behind Tracy Yoshimura's online petition effort for impeachment probably has little to do with civic duty ( "Impeachment process uncle...

 2018-12-18 10:05 

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Oxybutynin lessens hot flash frequency, improves breast cancer survivor quality of life, study finds...

SAN ANTONIO > > Research led by oncologists Dr. Roberto Leon-Ferre and Dr. Charles Loprinzi of the Mayo Clinic has found the drug oxybutynin helps to reduce the frequency and intensity of hot flashes in women who are unable to take hormone-replacement the...

 2018-12-18 10:05 

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Schatz wants pesticide banned near schools...

U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz introduced Monday a bill to ban chlorpyrifos, a pesticide considered hazardous to human health, near schools in 2019, followed by a ban of its sale and distribution the following year....

 2018-12-18 10:05 

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Chaminade men's hoops stay undefeated...

The Chaminade men's basketball team beat Dallas Baptist 87-81 in the Hoops in Hawaii D2 Power Invitational at the Hawaii Convention Center on Monday....

 2018-12-18 10:05 

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Coach Rolovich to Warriors: Enjoy Hawaii Bowl experience but be serious about game...

For the opening of bowl week, Hawaii coach Nick Rolovich threw out the first unfocused football player....

 2018-12-18 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Editorial: Hawaii is healthiest, but obesity a concern...

In this year's round of America's Health Rankings, Hawaii emerged as the overall top state, based on assessment of a total of 35 core health-related behaviors, community and environment issues, policy, clinical care and various outcomes. Among Haw...

 2018-12-18 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Column: Knock. Knock. Don't open your home to scams...

When she knocked on the door of an older couple in Mililani, the woman claimed to know the couple, saying she grew up in the neighborhood a long time ago....

 2018-12-18 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Letter: Delegation should explain DOT snub...

On the front page of the Dec. 13 edition of the paper was a huge picture of the grand opening of the Daiso store at the Pearl City Shopping Center....

 2018-12-18 10:05 

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Kauai Island Utility Cooperative gets permit renewed for water diversion...

The State Board of Land and Natural Resources approved Monday a staff recommendation for the holdover of a revocable permit for water use at the Blue Hole diversion, allowing Kauai Island Utility Cooperative to continue to operate two hydroelectric facili...

 2018-12-18 10:05 

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Thinking about reuniting with an old love?...

Linda Waud and Charles "Ben" Waud dated through most of high school and a year of college, and then went their separate ways....

 2018-12-18 10:05 

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Apple watch monitors falls, track heart rhythms...

For more than a decade, the latest Apple products have been the annual must-have holiday gift for the tech-savvy. That raises the question: Is the newest Apple Watch on your list — either to give or receive — this year?...

 2018-12-18 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Recalling 'Iolani Classic's greatest players, moments...

Ask any longtime fan of the 'Iolani Prep Classic, and you'll get as many stories as there are threads in a net, or grains of wood on the ash wood floor....

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