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Copies of the Middle West Review are seen at the offices of the University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln, Neb., Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. The $40-per-issue, biannual journal has only 25 subscribers thus far, mostly Midwestern university libraries. But Joyce Gettman, a spokeswoman for the University of Nebraska Press, said new journals usually see a significant jump in subscribers after the first issues are distributed "and word spreads." (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
Journal aims to stoke interest in Midwest historyNew academic journal aims to stoke interest in history of Midwest and Plains
The Associated Press19 minutes ago
FILE - In this June 30, 2010, file photo, Bishop Blase Cupich, 61, of Rapid City, S.D., poses for a photo at The Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes after his announcement in Spokane, Wash. Cupich will be named the next archbishop of Chicago, The Associated Press has learned. Cupich will succeed Cardinal Francis George, according to a person with knowledge of the selection, who spoke Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, on the condition of anonymity because the person wasn't authorized to speak publicly. (AP Photo/The Spokesman-Review, Dan Pelle)
Pope names Cupich as next Chicago archbishopPope names moderate Bishop Cupich to lead Chicago archdiocese, succeeding Cardinal George
The Associated Press20 minutes ago
In this undated artist rendering provided by the “Friends of the High Line,” the High Line’s interim walkway, looking northwest, where the High Line curves north at the intersection of West 30th Street and 12th Avenue in New York is shown. The stylish, elevated, flower-strewn walkway that once provided a route for freight train traffic to travel above city streets, opens to the public on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/James Corner Field Operations, Diller Scofidio + Renfro.) NO SALES
Last stretch of New York's High Line to openLast stretch of New York's High Line to open _ completing an urban transformation
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This April 2014 photo provided by NASA shows a 3-D printer after it passed flight certification and acceptance testing at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. The technology demonstration will print objects in the Microgravity Science Glovebox (MSG). The MSG Engineering Unit at Marshall is pictured in the background. NASA is sending a 3-D printer to the International Space Station in hopes that astronauts will be able to one day fix their spacecraft  by cranking out spare parts on the spot. (AP Photo/NASA, Emmett Given)
Astronauts getting 3-D printer at space stationSpace station shipment contains 3-D printer; rain forces SpaceX to delay launch to Sunday
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Pomp, little action expected at UN climate summitUN climate summit, march brings glitz and hoopla but no fix for warming world
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Police surround a neighborhood in the Pocono Mountains in search of suspect Eric Frein on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014 in Canandensis, Pa. Police have charged Frein with opening fire outside a state police barracks in northeastern Pennsylvania on Sept. 12. Cpl. Bryon Dickson was killed and Trooper Alex Douglass was wounded by the gunman with a high-powered rifle. (AP Photo/Chris Post)
Armed officers comb ambush suspect's woodsArmed officers scatter into wooded neighborhood of suspect in deadly ambush on state troopers
The Associated Press1 hour ago
A health worker volunteer talks with a resident on how to prevent and identify the Ebola virus in others, and distributes bars of soap in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Thousands of health workers began knocking on doors across Sierra Leone on Friday in search of hidden Ebola cases with the entire West African nation locked down in their homes for three days in an unprecedented effort to combat the deadly disease. (AP Photo/Michael Duff)
Sierra Leone marathoner joins race against EbolaSierra Leone marathoner joins race against Ebola during sweeping three-day lockdown
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Uniformed Secret Service officers walk along the lawn on the North side of the White House in Washington, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. The Secret Service is coming under renewed scrutiny after a man scaled the White House fence and made it all the way through the front door before he was apprehended.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Security breached: Intruder gets into White HouseRenewed scrutiny for Secret Service after intruder scales fence, makes it into White House
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Afghan President Hamid Karzai, center, and Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah pray during a ceremony marking the third anniversary of the assassination of former Afghan President Burhanuddin Rabbani in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. In 2011, an insurgent with a bomb wrapped in his turban assassinated Rabbani, who was leading a government effort to broker peace with the Taliban. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
Afghan presidential vote result to come SundayAfghan presidential election result to be released on Sunday, capping 5-month-voting process
The Associated Press1 hour ago
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    The Honolulu Star-Advertiser strives to make its news report fair and accurate. If you have a question or comment about news coverage, call Ed Lynch, managing editor/news, at 529-4758. The Honolulu Advertiser, Sat, Sep 20 2014 @ 07:54 AM
  • Loophole with homeless on the sidewalk

    While the homeless are no longer allowed to sit or lie on Waikiki sidewalks, there are other areas nearby where they can go. of next week. KITV-TV, Sat, Sep 20 2014 @ 12:23 AM
  • Colorado couple sues Hilton Hawaiian Village over bedbug dispute

    A Colorado couple are suing the Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort Spa, alleging that the resort had a bedbug problem and failed to tell them about it last year when they stayed at the hotel. Aaron and Sharon Tucker of Aurora County, Colorado, booked their stay at the Hilton Hawaiian Village on July 30, 2013, and were not told about a bedbug infestation, they said in the lawsuit. Business Journal, Fri, Sep 19 2014 @ 07:53 PM
  • Learn the latest on Oahu's rail construction

    Dan Grabauskas is the Executive Director and CEO for the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation, and he has a close look at Oahu's rail construction. Update on rail construction: Over 120 columns built so far out in West Oahu to support the elevated rail system, with the first stretch of fixed guideway gone up near the UH-West Oahu area . KITV-TV, Fri, Sep 19 2014 @ 06:03 PM
  • Alohahas to perform at Improvaganza on Oahu

    Alohahas Improv and Sketch Comedy Company members, from left, are Stacey Nail-Canedy, Rich Mears, Kerry Matsumoto and Roxanne Fox. Special to West Hawaii Today The Alohahas Improv and Sketch Comedy Company will perform at the ninth annual Improvaganza Hawaii Festival of Improv, held on Oahu, Sept. West Hawaii Today, Fri, Sep 19 2014 @ 02:04 PM
  • Gunman robs Kaimuki Longs Drugs

    Honolulu Police are asking for the public's help in identifying the suspect of a Longs Drugs robbery on Waialea Avenue. Police said the man wore a black cloth covering the lower half of his face entered the Longs Drugs at 3221 Waialae Ave. He then approached two employees and pointed a black handgun at them, demanding money. The Honolulu Advertiser, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 10:32 PM
  • Effort to expand 'sit-lie' ban advances

    Bill 48 comes on the heels of the Waikiki sit-lie ordinance that was signed into law by Mayor Kirk Caldwell on Tuesday, prohibiting sitting and lying on sidewalks within the area bordered by the Ala Wai Canal and Kapahulu Avenue 24 hours a day. Caldwell, on Tuesday, said he was leaning toward supporting the bill. The Honolulu Advertiser, Fri, Sep 19 2014 @ 06:25 AM
  • public pressure expediting assault investigation

    Honolulu Police Chief Louis Kealoha Thursday said public pressure is prompting him to expedite the investigation into the police officer who was allegedly caught on video brutally beating his girlfriend at a Waipahu restaurant. The department launched an investigation into the alleged assault after receiving a video on Sept. The Honolulu Advertiser, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 10:32 PM
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