BC-HI--Hawaii News Coverage Advisory, 9:30 am, HI
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Hawaii at 9:30 a.m.
HONOLULU_ Hawaii Lt. Gov. Josh Green is appointing a former carpenters’ union official to be his chief of staff. Brooke Wilson’s appointment comes after a heated primary election campaign during which a super PAC funded by the carpenters’ union spent over $1 million to support Green. By Audrey McAvoy. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos.
AP PLAYER OF THE YEAR-FINALISTS
Quarterbacks Kyler Murray of Oklahoma, Tua Tagovailoa of Alabama and Dwayne Haskins Jr. of Ohio State are the finalists for The Associated Press college football Player of the Year. By Eric Olson. SENT: 240 words, photos.
OF HAWAII INTEREST
WELLINGTON, New Zealand_ A powerful earthquake that struck in the southern Pacific Ocean on Wednesday sent jitters around the region after authorities warned of possible tsunamis, but there were no initial reports of destructive waves or major damage. By Nick Perry. SENT: 500 words.
FROM AP MEMBERS
EX-FOOTBALL PLAYER DEATH
HONOLULU_ The death of a former Jacksonville Jaguars offensive lineman last month has been ruled an accident, Hawaii authorities said. SENT: 175 words.
ROOMMATE BAT ATTACK
WAILUKU_ A Maui man convicted of attacking his roommate with a baseball bat has been sentenced to four years of probation and 200 hours of community service. SENT: 325 words.
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