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Fentanyl-related overdose deaths up 1,000 percent, CDC says

In the five years from 2011 to 2016, the number of deaths linked to fentanyl grew from less than 1,700 to more than 18,000.

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  Police searching for driver who crashed into utility pole, then fled from a big mess

  Despite 3 run-ins with officers, shooting suspect continues to evade arrest

Hawaiian Air flight bound for Oakland returns to Honolulu after mechanical issue

Honolulu Zoo euthanizes its 14-year-old cheetah

  Didn’t get tickets to the Rams’ Hawaii game? Getting in now will be pricier

The Cowboys-Rams game this summer will be the first preseason NFL game in Hawaii since 1976.
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  US-backed Syrian force declares victory over Islamic State

Elimination of the last IS stronghold in Baghouz marks the end of the militants' self-declared caliphate, which at its height blanketed large parts of Syria and Iraq.

  Kuleana land parcels on Facebook CEO’s Kauai estate sold at auction

LIVE COVERAGE: Mueller sends Russia investigation report to DOJ

Man dies while snorkeling in waters off Wailua

Forecast: Mostly dry, trade wind weather to dominate this weekend

  Mainland verdict linking Roundup to cancer applies to Hawaii cases

  Football fans sacked by skyrocketing prices for Cowboys, Rams game

Report: Hawaii leads the nation in union membership

  Woman struck, killed while running across Moanalua Fwy.

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  Look up: Northern lights to dip into the Midwest

The aurora borealis should be visible across the northern tier of states, dipping as far as south as Iowa in the middle of the country and Washington and Maine on the coasts.

SPORTS

  Texas takes down Wahine volleyball in spring match, 3-2

Hawaii’s new addition to the roster, Jolie Rasmussen, led the ‘Bows with a game-high 28 kills on .373 hitting. She also recorded a game-high 21 digs on the night.

Bracket Busters Challenge

March madness is approaching! Who do you have to go all the way? Test your skills and knowledge (and luck) in choosing which teams will go the distance in Hawaii News Now's Bracket Busters Challenge.

  It’s official: Rams, Cowboys to play NFL preseason game at Aloha Stadium

The game, according to officials familiar with the schedule, is set to take place on Aug. 17.

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  Turtle conservation rules cut Hawaii’s swordfish season short for 2nd year in a row

  Hometown Heroes: Couple makes prom possible for hundreds of Hawaii kids

Suspect in fatal Big Island shooting told police: ‘I had to kill him’

  Culinary course offers high schoolers a taste of the restaurant business

  Culinary course offers high schoolers a taste of the restaurant business

Hawaii ProStart is a new culinary curriculum that's being taught in 12 high schools.
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Spaceflight activates herpes virus in astronauts, study finds

The longer astronauts spend in space, the more likely they are to have the disease reactivated, NASA finds.

  It’s official: Rams, Cowboys to play NFL preseason game at Aloha Stadium

After 52 years of civilian service with the Army, a fixture at Fort Shafter retires

Maui man accused of masquerading as loan officer, defrauding businesses

Man charged in connection with attack at Hilo Medical Center