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Good Things: July 8, 2010

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Let's take a look at some of the Good Things in today's news.

A Turner masterpiece painting goes for a record price at Sotheby's auction. In just five minutes, the "Modern Rome" painting sold for more than $45 million. Six bidders battled it out for the rare work that had come up for sale only once before in its 171 year history.

He may be only 3 years old and 3 feet tall, but this little boy is every ounce a hero. Tristan accidentally caused his grandfather to crash the A-T-V they were riding in. But once he realized his grandpa was hurt, the little guy knew exactly what to do. He went back home to tell his grandmother what had happened and the grandfather got the medical help he needed. They're now checking to see if the tike qualifies for a valor award.

Octopus or oracle? This eight-legged creature continues its 100% accuracy rate on predicting the outcome of Germany's games in the World Cup of soccer. Paul the octopus picked Spain to beat Germany in their semi-final match, and that's exactly what happened. No word yet on if Paul will be picking a World Cup winner.

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