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The Honolulu Advertiser
Articles for December 21, 2008

Breaking News
 •  Obama forms task force on working families
 •  Obama spends afternoon on golf course
 •  Obama starts morning with gym workout
 •  Laumaka escapee captured
 •  Honolulu robbery suspect facing federal charges
 •  Lingle seeks pay freeze for top state leaders
 •  7 'missing' Hawaii foster teens found
 •  Diamond Head Road opened again
 •  Carrey’s ’Yes Man’ earns aye vote with $18M debut
 •  2.5 tons of marijuana found in Afghan school
 •  Motorcyclist in fatal collision identified
 •  Today's forecast calls for isolated showers
 •  North Shore surf to slightly rise this afternoon
 •  Iraqi shoe thrower remains defiant
 •  Winter doesn’t horse around across northern states
 •  More than 1,600 jellyfish found in Waikiki
 •  Rock removal closes part of Diamond Head Road
 •  Rezoning approved for Makena resort
 •  NFL: Giants win NFC’s top seed with win over Panthers
 •  NFL: Titans clinch AFC’s No. 1 seed, home-field edge
 •  NFL: Falcons lock up playoff bid, beat Vikings
 •  NFL: Broncos-Chargers game moved to prime time
 •  NFL: Browns, Broncos see injury bug strike again
 •  NFL: Playoff picture getting clearer
 •  NFL: Redskins’ stop at 1-yard line results in 10-3 win
 •  NFL: Lions lose to Saints, making history as 0-15 team
 •  NFL: Broncos can’t close out division, fall to Bills
 •  NFL: Rivers throws 4 TDs as Chargers beat Bucs
 •  NFL: Seahawks upset Jets in snow, 13-3
 •  NFL: Higgins leads Raiders past Texans, 27-16
 •  NFL: Bengals beat Browns in pillow fight for Ohio
 •  NFL: Bruce reaches milestones as 49ers beat Rams
 •  NFL: Cassel, defense lead Pats to 47-7 rout of Cards
 •  NFL: Hot Dolphins win in frigid Kansas City
 •  NFL: Cowboys’ playoff chances set back by home loss
 •  Surfs up at Mavericks despite skittish sponsors
 •  MLB: Angels withdraw offer to slugger Teixeira
 •  Baseball: Santiago, ex-Negro leaguer, dies at 82
 •  Baseball: One more season for Valentine with Marines
 •  NBA: James has 31 has Cavs down Thunder
 •  NBA: Terry, Nowitzki help Dallas beat woeful Washington
 •  NBA: Rondo helps Celtics tie record, win 18th straight
 •  NBA: Celtics’ Davis hurt in auto accident
 •  NBA: Bibby’s 27 points lead Hawks past Pistons, 85-78
 •  CBKB: How the AP Top 25 fared
 •  CBKB: Today's scores
 •  CBKB: No. 10 Auburn beats Coppin St., 74-46
 •  CFB: Postseason bowl glance
 •  CFB: Southern Miss wins New Orleans Bowl in OT, 30-27
 •  CBKB: Unbeaten Pittsbugh wins 56-48 at Florida State
 •  CFB: TCU’s Henson might be out of Poinsettia Bowl
 •  NFL schedule, this week and next
 •  CFB: Wide receiver Michael Floyd's return bolsters Notre Dame's hopes on offense
 •  Golf: Singh wins with a final birdie at Sherwood
 •  Golf: Sterne beats Maybin in playoff to win SA Open
 •  CFB: AP source: Eastern Michigan hires Ron English
 •  Golf: 15 more players added to Masters field
 •  Prep soccer standings
 •  Preps: Konawaena girls outlast Lahainaluna
 •  NFL: Dolphins' leading tackler out for Chiefs game
 •  Soccer: Rooney leads Man U in Club World Cup final
 •  Golf: Singapore's Lam wins Volvo Masters by 2 strokes
 •  NFL: 49ers' Gore out with sprained ankle
 •  Skiing: Ligety 4th in giant slalom, stays in title chase
 •  NHL: Sidney Crosby breaks record for All-Star votes
 •  Skiing: Schlierenzauer wins World Cup ski jump event

Local News
 •  Isle's job-pool quality high, Target says
 •  Family challenged by healthcare needs of disabled son, 14
 •  You'll be saying 'oh nah!' all year
 •  Some Hawaii islands short on physicians
 •  Salvation Army's 'angels' take toys, joy to West Oahu families
 •  Honolulu police chief says officer convictions end 'dark chapter'
 •  Funding dropped for rural residency program
 •  Army aims to toughen up its combat vehicles
 •  U.S., China engage in 'soft power'
 •  Obama raises stimulus goals, aims for 3M jobs
 •  Lots of restrictions for Obama inaugural
 •  Home for holidays Photo gallery Video
 •  Experience, diversity prevail in Obama's Cabinet choices
 •  UAW's power sapped by loan deal
 •  Governor probe released soon
 •  240 homes badly damaged by storm
 •  Obituaries
 •  You'll be saying 'oh nah!' all year
 •  For Isle troops, it's holiday headaches of a different kind
 •  Family challenged by healthcare needs of disabled son, 14

 •  'Iolani Classic title set Photo gallery
 •  UH can count on Campbell
 •  Kekaula walks off with diploma
 •  Irish lineman pays respect to 9-11 heroes Photo gallery Video
 •  Irish lineman pays respect to 9-11 heroes Photo gallery Video
 •  'Iolani Classic title set Photo gallery
 •  Punahou wrestlers sweep crowns
 •  Prep schedule
 •  Kim takes one-shot Chevron World lead
 •  Holyfield falls short in attempt for a fifth title
 •  Big waves made for best Triple Crown ever
 •  Wake Forest gets back at Navy
 •  South Florida hammers Memphis, 41-14
 •  Colorado St. rallies past Fresno St.
 •  Arizona topples No. 17 BYU, 31-21
 •  Ravens spoil Cowboys' stadium farewell
 •  Kiffin's father to coach Vols
 •  No. 2 North Carolina rallies, 68-59
 •  No. 2 UConn stops Gonzaga in OT
 •  Magic overcome Kobe's 41 points to edge Lakers
 •  Perfect end for Penn St.
 •  Austrian holds off an American surge in downhill
 •  Sports calendar
 •  On the Air
 •  For the Record
 •  This could be Weis' aloha bowl

Island Life
 •  Holiday to-dos
 •  Calling it quits after 44 1/2 years
 •  Cade Roster puts the 'F' in fine art
 •  Adoptables
 •  Puppy brings joy as owner battles cancer
 •  What I'm reading: Josh Feldman, Chief executive, Tori Richards
 •  Lit Beat
 •  Fisher draws humor from her darkest days
 •  Hawaii's best-sellers
 •  Warm and cozy? Let bedtime stories begin
 •  Art calendar
 •  It's not all bad news lately; some TV shows give us reason to cheer
 •  From the hip
 •  Instead of yielding control, lead the way
 •  With sticks, play-time possibilities are endless
 •  Tube Notes
 •  TGI Sunday
 •  Births
 •  Tryouts calendar

 •  Turning economic GLOOM into a business BOOM
 •  Detroit inmates opt for '3 hots and a cot'
 •  Homeowners walk away from mortgages
 •  Geothermal hits milestone, but issues remain
 •  Foreclosures highest in non-recourse states
 •  It's a tough time to go it alone
 •  Icelanders return to sea livelihood
 •  Getting rich remains a risky business in China
 •  Young designers left in the lurch of automakers' dilemma
 •  12 Days of Christmas can break the bank
 •  Economy nurtures new trends in gifts

 •  Clean elections need a campaign system overhaul
 •  Rebuilding the Isles' economy
 •  It's time to step it up on public housing
 •  How state's $1.86B stimulus will work
 •  China's rule-of-law experiment has hit a crossroads
 •  N. Korea nuclear issue may have to wait
 •  In-flight toilet can flush your life down the drain
 •  Online photo galleries are a big hit
 •  Letters to the Editor

 •  TGI Sunday

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 •  A little luxury on the go
 •  Let's go: Vegas
 •  Vast Morgan museum is manageable
 •  Holoholo
 •  More cool gadgets sure to please traveler on your list
 •  Christmas markets a draw in Germany
 •  Travel Almanac
 •  5 key events from 2008 may signal airline industry's direction
 •  Treasure Island sells for $775M