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Coming up on HawaiiNewsNow Friday

Here's a look at some of the stories we're working on for Hawaii News Now's early evening newscasts on this Aloha Friday, the 15th of October.

 

BODY SCANNERS ONLINE

 

The controversial airport body scanners are now up and running at Honolulu International Airport. Teri Okita will walk us through the new screening procedure and see what's being done to guard passengers' privacy.

 

TOP FIVE SCHOOLS: A DUBIOUS DISTINCTION

 

The State has unveiled the top five schools in need of repairs. The total repair and maintenance backlog for 2010 for over 250 public schools is 390 million dollars. Jim Mendoza takes a look at one of the campuses in the worst shape.

 

GOVERNOR'S GAP CLOSES

 

A new poll shows Duke Aiona closing the gap on Neil Abercrombie in the Governor's race. It's a sharp turnaround from the poll by the same source back in June. See the new numbers and hear why the Republican nominee actually credits a former Democratic foe for the surge.

 

TB TESTING UNDERWAY AT MCKINLEY HIGH

 

A confirmed case of tuberculosis at Mckinley High school has set off testing for 190 exposed students.

 

WHOOPING COUGH ON THE RISE IN HAWAII

 

The Department of Health has seen numbers double from last year and it's preventable. What you need to know tonight at 6 on KGMB.

 

WARRIOR/WOLFPACK PREVIEW

 

The Nevada Wolfpack haven't had success beating the Warriors on home turf at Aloha Stadium and UH wants to keep it that way. Duane Shimogawa will have a preview of the game at 6.

 

Our two hour local news block starts at 5PM when I team up with Stephanie Lum for Hawaii News Now on KGMB and KHNL. Our local news continues at 5:30 on KHNL, shifts to KGMB at 6 and KFVE at 6:30.

 

Aloha and see you on the news!

 

Tannya Joaquin

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