BC-Hawaii News Coverage Advisory, 9:30 am
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Hawaii at 9:30 a.m.
OF HAWAII INTEREST
WASHINGTON _ Congresswomen who have served in the military are setting up a new caucus to support the nation’s growing ranks of female service members, and they’re looking for clout, too, in American politics. SENT: 500 words, photo.
US-SOUTH CHINA SEA
SINGAPORE _ A top U.S. admiral said Wednesday the Navy has not stepped up maritime patrols to challenge China’s sweeping territorial claims in the South China Sea but is maintaining a “consistent” presence in the disputed waters. SENT: 450 words, photos.
HAWAII HEROIN TRIAL
LIHUE, Hawaii _ The mother of a Hawaii woman charged with heroin possession was expected to take the stand as the first witness against her daughter, a report said. SENT: 260 words.
HAWAII POLICE-DRUG RING
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii _ A grand jury has indicted two retired Hawaii Police Department officers in a case involving stolen drug evidence, according to court records. SENT: 240 words.
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