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Articles for December 30, 2008

Breaking News
 •  Activists urge Obama to rethink U.S. role in Mideast
 •  Motorcyclist dies from injuries in accident caused by truck
 •  Hikers hunker down for the night on Koolaus
 •  Premium grade ahi selling for $29.95 a pound
 •  Winter weather advisory issued for Big Island summits
 •  State agrees to end 'therapeutic lockdowns' at OCCC
 •  Rain to increase across Oahu through midday
 •  Police investigating fatal crash on Maui
 •  Money released for Kakaako Park improvements
 •  Lingle pardoned 6 people in 2008
 •  Family pleads for help in attack on Maui man
 •  Brushfire reported off Makalani Street in Kaneohe
 •  Bonuses, elite rep help boost Marine numbers
 •  Dick Clark, 79, is still rockin’ New Year’s Eve
 •  Israel mulls truce offer on Day 4 of Gaza assault
 •  Shoe-throwing Iraqi journalist’s trial postponed
 •  GMAC receives $5 billion in bailout funds
 •  Wall Street opens higher after GMAC financing
 •  Oil dips below $40 over world economic concerns
 •  H-1 eastbound flowing again after accident near Pearl City
 •  Kauai girl flown to Queen's after hit by truck
 •  Man arrested in Kahala-area sex assault case
 •  Rescuers search for possible lost hiker in Kahana
 •  Suspect in threatening case turns self in
 •  Weather: Scattered, isolated showers likely today
 •  Surf: West-northwest swell due later today
 •  Rainbow Classic: UH sinks Waves
 •  Wie won't be in Sony Open, Fujikawa will try to qualify
 •  NFL confirms 2010 Pro Bowl will be in Miami
 •  Rainbow Classic: Buffalo tops Colorado for championship
 •  NFL: Broncos fire coach Shanahan
 •  NFL: Jets’ Favre has torn biceps tendon
 •  49ers fire offensive coordinator Martz
 •  CFB: UCLA’s Walker picked as NMSU head coach
 •  Swimming: Auburn coach diagnosed with brain tumor
 •  CFB: Scott rallies Maryland past Nevada late
 •  NFL: Ben (Ben) headache? Steelers awaiting QB’s return
 •  NBA: Jazz Boozer to have arthroscopic surgery on left knee
 •  Rainbow Classic: Coppin State holds off George Washington
 •  CFB: Auburn’s Marks to enter NFL draft
 •  CFB: Rose Bowl might be Sanchez’s final game at USC
 •  Rockets re-sign Mutombo
 •  NFL: Browns to interview Mangini
 •  CFB: Miami QB Robert Marve decides to transfer
 •  CFB: College bowl results, schedule
 •  CFB: UCLA’s Neuheisel denies USC accusations
 •  NFL playoff glance
 •  NFL: Buffalo Bills retain coach Jauron
 •  Falcons QB Matt Ryan wins Offensive Rookie award
 •  CFB: Texas QB McCoy gets rematch with Ohio State
 •  NFL: Ex-player Andre Rison arrested
 •  NFL: Ex-player accused of rape returns to Mass.
 •  CBKB: Vols center bruised spine, elbow in fall to court
 •  NFL: Texans fire three defensive coaches
 •  CFB: AG's office to review Andre Smith situation
 •  CFB: Oregon State coach Riley signs extension through 2015
 •  NFL: Marinelli isn’t only one who should’ve gotten pink slip
 •  NFL: Voters in Denver poll say Broncos collapse worst in sports history
 •  CFB: Miami of Florida fires offensive coordinator
 •  NFL: Lions can turn it all around by hiring Parcells and he’d take the job
 •  MLB: Dodgers turn outfield attention to Abreu, Dunn
 •  CFB: Maryland gets shot at redemption against Nevada
 •  NFL announces each team's opponents for 2009
 •  Census Bureau hiring in Hawaii for 2010 census
 •  Online GE tax filing to get easier starting Jan. 5
 •  Kona Joe Coffee creates 'Barack O Blend'
 •  Failure to self-police shows need to ban fireworks

Local News
 •  Another round for Obama Video
 •  Feds OK plan to treat inmates
 •  FAA: Flying, fireworks are bad mix
 •  Honolulu transit tax revenues plummet
 •  NFL moving Pro Bowl to Miami for 2010 all-star game
 •  Study reports Hawaii injuries from fireworks on the rise
 •  Drug test decision in W.Va. examined
 •  2 parks shutting down early on New Year's Eve
 •  Beach park closing early to discourage fireworks
 •  Chevy dealer rolls over competition
 •  Police seek information on body found in bay
 •  Stolen pickup used in fish market heist
 •  Driver of VW van, 64, killed in head-on crash
 •  Church secretary gets 18 months for thefts
 •  Event Friday honors mayor, city milestone
 •  H-1 bypass traffic to return to main freeway
 •  Truck flees after causing motorcyclist to crash
 •  New stamp to celebrate 50 years of statehood
 •  Obama's efforts to connect with military thrill Isle veterans
 •  Community calendar
 •  Obituaries
 •  Illegal aerials a nightmare

 •  Hawaii Bowl a TV ratings hit
 •  UH shuffles lineup, deals Colonials loss Photo gallery
 •  No. 6 De La Salle downs Punahou at Merv Lopes
 •  No. 6 De La Salle downs Punahou at Merv Lopes
 •  Kawashima comes through
 •  Gamebreakers
 •  Today's events
 •  Upcoming events
 •  'Iolani freshman qualifies for Sony
 •  Three coaches looking for jobs
 •  Tigers outlast Wildcats
 •  Rutgers' rally sinks North Carolina St.
 •  Utah coach gets 5-year, $6M extension
 •  Buffalo gets another last-second win Photo gallery
 •  Hoyas topple Huskies, 74-63
 •  Shaq carries Suns to win
 •  Sports calendar
 •  On the Air
 •  For the Record
 •  UH pulls off nice rebound

Island Life
 •  New Year's family-style
 •  Pop-culture phenoms of the year that was
 •  New reality show gives old teen idols 2nd shot at fame
 •  Saying one goodbye too many
 •  Palin welcomes a grandson
 •  What kids think about schools
 •  Tube Notes
 •  TGI Tuesday
 •  Waynies sum up the year in show biz

 •  More stores, malls expected to shutter
 •  Steve & Barry's, like KB Toys, closing down
 •  Windward Mall shuts down food court for renovations
 •  American Savings sells insurance unit
 •  'Tough times' ahead for Big Apple tourism industry
 •  Isles among top sites for hotel deals
 •  GMAC to receive $5B in rescue cash

 •  Preserve the core intent of high-tech tax credits
 •  Arts programs are worthy of support
 •  New battle in Gaza tarnishes Olmert's tenure
 •  Letters to the Editor

 •  TGI Tuesday