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Council candidate complaint dismissed

A complaint alleging Hawaii County Council District 5 candidate Tiffany Edwards Hunt does not qualify to run in the Puna mauka election will not receive a formal ruling since it was filed after the June 10 deadline for candidate objections.

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China club lures lead at HIBT

The China Sea Wolf Club surged to front of the 55th Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament on Thursday, as Ji Xinhua reeled in a 664.8-pound blue marlin.

State

UH chancellor confirms firing

HONOLULU (AP) — The chancellor of the University of Hawaii’s Manoa campus said he has been fired after two years on the job.

Hundreds mark saint’s return to Hawaii

HONOLULU — A white hearse pulled up to the entrance of a downtown Honolulu cathedral Thursday, carrying the remains of a saint known for caring for exiled leprosy patients.

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Congress OKs VA, highway bills

WASHINGTON — Congress ran full-tilt into election-year gridlock over immigration Thursday and staggered toward a five-week summer break after failing to agree on legislation to cope with the influx of young immigrants flocking illegally to the United States.

‘No American proud’ of tactics used by CIA

WASHINGTON — The State Department has endorsed the broad conclusions of a harshly critical Senate report on the CIA’s interrogation and detention practices after the 9/11 attacks, a report that accuses the agency of brutally treating terror suspects and misleading Congress, according to a White House document.

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