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Hawaii at 2:30 p.m.
OF HAWAII INTEREST
ELECTION 2018-MOB RULE
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and Senate Republicans are forecasting nightmarish Democratic “mob rule” to amp up GOP voters for next month’s critical midterm elections, flipping the script from complaints that it’s Trump and the tea party movement who’ve boosted rowdy and divisive tactics to dangerous levels. SENT: 1,000 words, photos.
First-year Nebraska coach Scott Frost didn’t accuse Oregon State of tampering with players who were on his roster but is taking no chances. Frost listed Oregon State as one of the schools Greg Bell could not transfer to as a condition of granting his release. Three former Nebraska players have transferred to Oregon State since August. Frost said he has no doubt those players had contact with people they know at Oregon State. Oregon State had no response to Frost’s comments. By Eric Olson. SENT: 550 words.
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii — Honolulu prosecutors have declined to file charges against a former Big Island police detective who authorities believed was involved in the theft of drug evidence. SENT: 290 words.
DRIVING INTO TEENS SENTENCE
HONOLULU — A Hawaii man convicted of intentionally driving into a group of people leaving a party at an Oahu beach has been sentenced to 18 months. Malik Morton was sentenced after pleading guilty in July to charges of assault, attempted assault and terroristic threatening. SENT: 300 words.
— WWII MARINE IDENTIFIED — A Chicago-area Marine killed during World War II has returned home after 75 years being buried in Hawaii as an unknown serviceman.
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