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Articles for December 22, 2008

Breaking News
 •  Obama thanks troops after workout
 •  Lingle: Tap rainy day fund to cover budget deficit
 •  Kalihi police bust two meth-dealing operations
 •  Meth trafficking suspect arrested in Wahiawa
 •  'Lost' star Kim donates 500 toys to Toys for Tots
 •  Marine reported killed in Karmah, Iraq
 •  Big Island police seek stolen koa bowl
 •  Safety officials urge caution over holidays
 •  Plea deal reached in case of former Bishop trustee Jervis
 •  Prosecutor protests defendantís release pending appeal
 •  Cat survives confinement in storage container
 •  2 hurt in four-car accident on Kauai
 •  Maui County, UPW agree on substance abuse testing
 •  Lingle budget has $40 million in DOE cuts
 •  Tiny population increase for Hawaii this year
 •  Last holiday shopping weekend keeps retailers edgy
 •  Few box jellyfish found this morning
 •  Sacred texts: Vatican embraces iTunes prayer book
 •  TheBoat cancels some sailings for today, tomorrow
 •  Banks won't say where bailout money is going
 •  Bankruptcy judge approves Circuit City financing
 •  Iraq shoe-throwerís brother says heíd do it again
 •  Iraqi lawmaker dispute widens over shoe-thrower
 •  Light easterly winds in todayís forecast
 •  Stocks slip as Toyota cuts profit outlook
 •  Interest rates fall for popular credit card types
 •  Japanís ailing emperor feels weight of his crown
 •  Accused Mumbai gunman requests Pakistanís help
 •  Investigators hunting clues in Denver jet accident
 •  Panel to urge national safety standards for levees
 •  Across nation, most levee repairs lagging
 •  Moderate swell expected late tomorrow
 •  Afghan leader presses U.S. military for answers
 •  Toyota projects operating loss for year amid slump
 •  Russia giving Iran only defensive weapons
 •  European markets mixed ahead of Dow opening
 •  Wall Street points to moderately higher open
 •  Rainbow Wahine hold off Washington State, 65-59
 •  NFL: Bears rally to beat Packers in OT 20-17
 •  Video: Weis to call plays for Irish in Hawaii Bowl
 •  NBA: Doctor recommends knee surgery for Lakers G Farmar
 •  Kauai native Yates expected to re-sign with Pirates
 •  UH football: Ford Island open for Sheraton Hawaii Bowl
 •  NFL: Burress was driving without insurance before crash
 •  NBA: Nuggets' Anthony out for 2 games with sore elbow
 •  CFB: Oklahoma's Sam Bradford: AP Player of the Year
 •  NFL: Playoff Scenarios
 •  NFL: This week's games, playoff schedule
 •  CFB: College football bowl scores, schedule
 •  CBKB: Associated Press' men's basketball Top 25
 •  CFB: Unbeaten Boise State will try to fend off TCU
 •  NFL: Rams' president of football operations steps down
 •  MLB: Yanks hit with $26.9 million luxury tax
 •  NFL: League asks appeals court to reconsider suspensions
 •  NFL: Cable lobbies for Raiders job
 •  Auto racing: Davis sells NASCAR team, engine company
 •  NFL: Fan arraigned for tackling Patriots LB Seau
 •  MLB: Nationals, RHP Cabrera agree to 1-year deal
 •  MLB: Pirates, Doumit reach $11.5M, 3-year deal
 •  NBA: Spurs sign Hairston from D-League team in Austin
 •  CBKB: Associated Press' Women's Top Twenty Five
 •  Baseball: LSU No. 1 in College Baseball magazine preseason poll
 •  Skiing: Croatia's Ivica Kostelic wins World Cup slalom
 •  Swimming: High-tech suits could get makeover
 •  Olympics: Slowdown hits Whistler ahead of 2010 Winter Games
 •  CFB: Illinois DB Vontae Davis wants to turn pro
 •  MLB: Furcal denies he reneged Braves
 •  CBKB: Wintry weather postpones Washington game
 •  2008 World's Strongest Man set for TV debut
 •  NBA: Netsí Yi Jianlian targeted in age investigation
 •  S&P raises outlook to 'positive' on state airport bonds
 •  BAE Systems wins $200 million Army contract in Hawaii
 •  HECO names Californian as new president and CEO
 •  Sopogy to help build 50 MW solar power plant in Spain
 •  Bank of Hawaii President Ho gets $1.25 million grant to buy company stock
 •  Qantas cuts fuel surcharge for second time in three months
 •  S&P withdraws credit rating on Hawaiian Telcom bonds
 •  Budget plan will need public-private partnerships

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Local News
 •  Tell us of Isles' changes as a state
 •  Mom of 4 needs help with bare necessities
 •  County Council OKs B&B limits
 •  Lingle proposes pay freeze for 208 top state executives
 •  Hawaii schools struggling to provide more art classes
 •  Oahu landowners bracing for rail
 •  More animals given up, euthanized as owners feel economic bite
 •  Bailed-out bankers take home $1.6 billion
WHAT'S OPEN AND CLOSED
 •  Christmas Day
MAUI
 •  County Council selects officers for 2009-2011
MY COMMUNITIES
 •  County Council OKs B&B limits
 •  Motorcyclist killed in crash was Honolulu man
 •  County Council selects officers for 2009-2011
 •  Armed robbery suspect held for federal agents
OTHER NEWS
 •  Obama settles into holidays in Islands Photo gallery Video
 •  Community calendar
 •  Twin sisters, Obama on parallel paths for years
 •  Grants
 •  Obituaries

Sports
 •  Sellitto earns 300th victory as HPU defeats Coe, 79-72
 •  Hawaii's Nitoto eager for second shot at UC Riverside
 •  Five spots up in air for NFL playoffs
UH FOOTBALL
 •  Warriors block out critics Photo gallery Video
GOLF
 •  Final-hole birdie lifts Singh to World title
FOOTBALL
 •  Giants work OT for NFC's top seed
 •  Southern Miss prevails in OT
 •  Titans win AFC duel, 31-14
 •  Favre falters as Seahawks dash Jets' playoff hopes
 •  Injuries hit Browns, Broncos
BASKETBALL
 •  Tennessee women upset No. 3 Stanford
 •  Celtics earn 18th straight win
OTHER SPORTS
 •  Angels, Teixeira will part ways
 •  Sports calendar
 •  On the Air
 •  For the Record

Island Life
 •  The chemistry of cosmetics
 •  100 Thing Challenge helps clear our clutter
 •  Get to know the other Obama in 'Michelle'
TELEVISION
 •  Book takes a look at 'Sesame Street' history
PEOPLE
 •  Love's charms reduce flashing
HOME AND GARDEN
 •  Environment calendar
GREEN
 •  Call for volunteers
 •  Environment calendar
 •  Tube Notes
 •  TGI Monday

Business
 •  Bank of Hawaii opts out of federal bailout
 •  Healthcare costs threaten economy
 •  Japanese consumers enjoy benefits of strong currency
TOURISM
 •  Mauna Kea Beach in sparkling redesign Video
ECONOMY
 •  After getting laid off, what steps should you take next?
 •  Economic news out this holiday week to be grim
WORKPLACE
 •  Nation's huge jobless pool not much help at Northrop
STOCK MARKET
 •  Analysts identify 5 worthless stocks
OTHER BUSINESS
 •  Bailouts are the price we pay to avoid serious depression
 •  Ponzi swindlers are called con men for good reason
 •  Hawaii Data Report | Visitors to Oahu
BUSINESS BRIEFS
 •  American Samoa needs help too, governor says

Opinion
 •  Nursing home ratings not perfect, but a good step
COMMENTARY
 •  McElrath a hero, model for social workers
 •  Working poor main concern for Solis
 •  Letters to the Editor

Entertainment/TGIF
TELEVISION
 •  Book takes a look at 'Sesame Street' history
 •  TGI Monday