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The Honolulu Advertiser
Articles for December 28, 2008

Breaking News
 •  Oahu power restored, reservoirs refilled
 •  Big Island crews rescue lost hiker
 •  Homeless man accused of attacking police officer
 •  Fire causes $300,000 damage to Kauai townhomes
 •  More rain, slight chance of thunderstorms in forecast
 •  East shores under high-surf advisory
 •  Obama visits North Shore, old friends
 •  Movie crowds adopt `Marley’ with $37M weekend
 •  14 students die in bombing at Afghan school
 •  Rainbow Classic: Colorado downs Coppin State
 •  Rainbow Classic: Buffalo beats Pepperdine 72-71
 •  NFL: Playoff Glance
 •  NFL: Dolphins, Vikings, Panthers clinch divisions
 •  NFL: Chargers buck Broncos to claim mild, mild AFC West
 •  NFL: 49ers edge Redskins, 27-24, will keep Singletary as coach
 •  Pennington, Dolphins beat Jets for AFC East title
 •  Futile first: Lions 0-16 after 31-21 loss to Packers
 •  NFL: Vikings get into playoffs with 20-19 win over Giants
 •  NFL: Eagles stomp Cowboys 44-6 to clinch playoff berth
 •  NFL: Ravens enter playoffs with 27-7 win over Jaguars
 •  MMA: Evans beats Griffin for title; Mir stops Nogueira
 •  CFB: La. Tech tops NIU 17-10 in Independence Bowl
 •  CFB: College bowl results, schedule
 •  NFL: Sunday's scores, playoff dates
 •  NFL: Jets' Favre to have MRI on ailing shoulder Monday
 •  NFL injuries: Roethlisberger expected to play in postseason
 •  Patriots knocked out of playoffs despite 13-0 win
 •  NFL: Warner, Fitzgerald lead Cards past Seattle 34-21
 •  NFL: Savage out as Browns GM
 •  NFL: Johnson, Texans end Chicago's season, 31-24
 •  NFL: Big Ben gets concussion; Steelers rout Browns 31-0
 •  NFL: Raiders ruin Buccaneers' playoff hopes, 31-24
 •  NFL: Panthers top Saints 33-31 on Kasay last-second FG
 •  NFL: Colts achieve all goals in 23-0 win over Titans
 •  NFL: Bengals beat Chiefs 16-6 for third straight win
 •  NFL: Norwood runs for 2 TDs; Falcons edge Rams 31-27
 •  MLB: Victorino still flyin' high two months after World Series victory
 •  CFB: USC awaits word on fullback Havili
 •  NFL: Winds play havoc prior to Patriots-Bills game
 •  Skiing: Bode Miller's skipping of bib draw to be reviewed
 •  Skiing: Zettel wins women's World Cup giant slalom
 •  Skiing: Italy's Innerhofer notches 1st World Cup victory
 •  MLB: Giants hope Randy Johnson has storybook ending in 2009
 •  NFL: McAllister’s future with Saints uncertain
 •  NFL: Playoff Scenarios
 •  CFB: USC QB Sanchez beacon for football-loving Hispanic Americans
 •  Backup power for airport deserves top priority

Local News
 •  Islandwide blackout's a wakeup call, again
 •  Training apparatus aims to help reduce drownings in Iraq
 •  Readers' photos to go online
 •  Hawaii arrest warrants hit another backlog
 •  Day-after-Christmas shopping grim for most Hawaii retailers
 •  EPA approves safer refrigerant developed by Hawaii man
 •  Regulations for Navy's new uniform criticized
 •  Calmer Iraq gives hope to troops on Christmas
 •  Venus remains a beacon in the west during January
 •  Oahu finds its way through the dark Video
 •  PDFs of The Advertiser's Dec. 27 edition
 •  Best of holiday plans interrupted Video
 •  Except for fires, no major incidents
 •  Blackout not a big deal to Obama entourage Video
 •  Travelers stranded by blackout Video
 •  HECO won't say whether lightning caused blackout Video
 •  City activated emergency center quickly
 •  Getting the news out, even in the dark
 •  From our readers ...
 •  Obituaries
 •  Islandwide blackout's a wakeup call, again
 •  Training apparatus aims to help reduce drownings in Iraq
 •  Christmas Fund Donations

 •  Te'o had starring role as Defensive Player of Year
 •  Colorado State stops UH, 74-58
 •  Evans gets 'Ultimate' victory over Griffin
 •  Coach Gerke leaves Warriors Video
 •  Te'o had starring role as Defensive Player of Year
 •  No lights out for basketball tourneys
 •  Like father, like son for Punahou's Ane
 •  Punahou sweeps ILH honors
 •  This week's events
 •  Prep notices
 •  Mahan laughing all the way to the bank
 •  Wild card won't look too bad for Panthers
 •  Cal wins Emerald Bowl
 •  No. 15 Ohio St. suffers first loss
 •  Spurs win in double OT
 •  Sports calendar
 •  On the Air
 •  For the Record
 •  UH hoops not primed just yet

Island Life
 •  Wayne Harada — The curtain is called
 •  How to keep it going all night long
 •  'The Pet Hui,' a TV show just for Island pet lovers
 •  Behavior modification is a waste of time
 •  Anecdotes keep family history alive
 •  Adoptables
 •  What I'm reading: Sister Agnelle Ching
 •  Hawaii's best-sellers
 •  2008's most memorable books
 •  Lit Beat
 •  Art calendar
 •  Art Deco revival
 •  Sales & bargains
 •  From the hip
 •  Wet and wild
 •  Master this craft
 •  What’s on your iPod?
 •  MTV for NYE
 •  Be aware, as dangers lurk in kids' toys
 •  TGI Sunday
 •  Tryouts calendar
 •  Births

 •  Looking ahead to 2009
 •  Madoff's clever, but he's no Ponzi
 •  Economy to show signs of recovery in mid-2009
 •  Schemes succeed with can't-miss offers
 •  Shoppers feeling pinch at market
 •  Rental car firms showing signs of economic slump
 •  The rich are tightening their Gucci belts
 •  Improving state's tech industry in '09
 •  Buffett tops philanthropist list for a 3rd year
 •  Billionaires, CEOs among big losers of 2008
 •  Hit hard by one strike, Hollywood braces for 2nd
 •  Recession survivors reaping benefits as weaker firms fold

 •  State must live up to public housing safety goals
 •  Dealing with our global connections
 •  State court correct in protecting ceded lands
 •  Jan. 1 will begin new era of U.S. in Iraq
 •  Nuclear policy compromise is best way
 •  U.S. efforts in Afghanistan must align
 •  Change of scenery elevates Christmas experience
 •  Obama, economy our top stories
 •  Letters to the Editor

 •  TGI Sunday

 •  Mammoth on the cheap
 •  Ice skating in New York a cool holiday attraction
 •  Surplus of hotel bargains online
 •  Holoholo
 •  Local artists set to perform in New York; Washington, D.C.
 •  Let's go: Vegas
 •  Travel Almanac
 •  Opulent Encore casino opens