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TWA, which agreed to be bought by American Airlines, often offers attractive fares on coast-to-coast flights through its St. Louis hub. Industry experts predict fewer bargains should the American deal come to pass. See story.

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Minidisc prize winner
The latest winner in our Click! techtoy giveaway is Larry Wolfe of Kaimuki. He receives a Sony minidisc recorder/player with a PC link.
This week, Click! is giving away a Palm M100 handheld computer. Enter here.

DFS Hawai'i renews duty-free contract
DFS Hawai'i yesterday won the five-year state contract to be the exclusive retailer of duty-free products in Hawai'i, but the minimum bid is 43 percent lower than previous years.

Judge OKs liquidation of seized health insurer
A state judge has cleared the way for the liquidation of a health-coverage provider recently seized by the state.

St. Louis bargain may be over
Flying through St. Louis will become more expensive if Trans World Airlines ceases to exist, some industry analysts warn.

Battle of the Browsers

They're called Web browsers, even though these days they're expected to do so much more than that. And although it all sounds so friendly, the browser software market was ground zero of a brutal battle.

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IRS holds millions for Island residents
The Internal Revenue Service is holding more than $11 million in unclaimed refunds for about 10,600 Hawai'i residents who failed to file 1997 income tax returns.
Daewoo's layoff plans spur walkout
Thousands of workers at troubled Daewoo Motor Co.'s main assembly lines walked off their jobs for four hours yesterday in Seoul, South Korea, to protest layoff plans.
Online holiday purchases increase
U.S. shoppers spent $10.8 billion on Internet purchases during the holiday season, a 54 percent increase from a year earlier as more people shopped and bought gifts from online merchants.
Eye-surgery firm mounts takeover bid
ICON Laser Eye Centers Inc., a Canadian eye-surgery company, said yesterday that it offered $15 million in stock for rival Lasik Vision Corp.
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Leisure lines' parent moving; Kohala Coast parcel for sale
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