Good Things: August 12, 2010

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

A little girl in Colorado is learning a very adult lesson of how to turn lemons into lemonade. Jane Poole has set up a lemonade stand to raise money after she was diagnosed with acute leukemia last winter. Even with health insurance, Jane's family needs more money as the costs began stacking up. So Jane started the stand and business has been great. Yesterday, even the local police department motorcycle squad came by to cool off.

A new daredevil is coming to this year's Kaneohe Bay Air Show. Aerobatic pilot Jacquie B. Warda launched into the air show circuit at the age of 50 and has been wowing crowds ever since. She and her patriotic "Red Eagle Pitts" aircraft will join the Blue Angels on September 25th and 26th. The air show is celebrating 100 years of aviation in Hawaii. The show is free and open to the public.

Quick! What's a an eight letter word for $10,000? Scrabble! Right now hundreds of word wizards are in Dallas, Texas at the National Scrabble Championships. Contestants play between 40 and 50 games in hopes of becoming one of two finalists who will battle it out later today for the championship and $10,000.

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