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HONOLULU _ Ocean views along the golf course seem to suit Adam Svensson of Canada. A year after his victory in the Bahamas that paved his way to the PGA Tour, Svensson capped off a rookie round to remember Thursday with a 10-foot birdie putt on his final hole for a 9-under 61 and a one-shot lead in the Sony Open. SENT: 850 words, photos.
GLF-SABBO THE SLOVAK
HONOLULU _ Same player, new flag: Rory Sabbatini a naturalized citizen of Slovakia and could be Olympic-bound. SENT: 780 words, photos.
HONOLULU _ Honolulu mistakenly covered up a crosswalk near the site where an 86-year-old pedestrian was hit by a car, according to officials in an Oahu neighborhood. Maqbul ur-Rahman died after he was hit by a 24-year-old driver while crossing Hawaii Kai Drive on Monday, police said. SENT: 255 words.
HAWAII TAX REVENUES
HONOLULU _ Hawaii officials have scaled back the state’s tax revenue projection. The state Council on Revenues voted to reduce its projection of growth in state tax collections this year from 5 to 4.2 percent, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported. SENT: 240 words.
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