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Marcus Mariota's emergence as one of the NFL's top young stars helped a lot of people realize a good quarterback can be found in the state of Hawaii. A few years later, it's become obvious the islands have quite a few guys who can spin a football. By David Brandt. SENT: 800 words, photos.


— ATTEMPED CHILD REMOVAL — Police say a Kailua-Kona woman has been arrested after she tried to take a child from a Big Island classroom.

— BURGLARY-RESIDENT ARRESTED — Police officers responding to a burglary report at a Big Island home arrested the resident after finding a number of criminal offenses, including a stolen vehicle.



HONOLULU — The 14 boys and three coaches who delivered Hawaii its first Little League World Series title in a decade received a hero's welcome on their return home. SENT: 265 words.


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