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Famous California Sea Otter 'Olive the Oiled Otter' Killed by Shark

An iconic sea otter who made headlines for her remarkable recovery after she survived an oiling in Monterey Bay six years ago was killed by a shark, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife announced Thursday. 304 more words

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State battles family over ownership of Waimanalo property

A battle is brewing over five acres of land in Waimanalo.

Francine Komomua and her family say they are taking back what belongs to them. … 494 more words


San Jose: Memorial for Officer Michael Johnson set for April 2 at SAP Center

A public memorial honoring fallen Officer Michael Johnson is scheduled for 11 a.m. April 2 at the SAP Center in downtown San Jose.

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Biz Break: Google to help make surgical robots, challenging Intuitive Surgical

Today: Google strikes deal with Johnson & Johnson to make robots that can assist surgeons, launching a new challenge to Sunnyvale’s Intuitive Surgical. Also: Intel, Altera soar after reports of merger. 11 more words

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Vols fans wonder who will lead Tennessee basketball next

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – With the news of Donnie Tyndall’s departure as head coach of the University of Tennessee basketball team, many fans are now asking “who is next?” 383 more words


HECO 'reviewing' solar applications on Molokai, approvals in question

While Hawaiian Electric has been approving thousands of rooftop solar permits, some are concerned about Molokai.

For the past five months, the utility has cleared the queue for Maui and the Big Island, and will do the same for Oahu next month, achieving its goal. 305 more words


Search warrant reveals new details of officer-involved shooting

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — A search warrant reveals new information about what Portsmouth police say they found inside the house where an officer fatally shot a drug suspect. 126 more words

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