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Firefighters, Cirque, and a Rainbow Return

19 Firefighters Killed
That massive blaze that killed 19 firefighters in Arizona is still out of control. The men were part of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, an elite team trained to get as close to fires as possible. The fire has burned 2,000 acres and destroyed 200 homes.

Cirque du Soleil
A 31-year-old performer died during a Cirque du Soleil show in Las Vegas. Witnesses say she was suspended by a wire when something went wrong.

U.S. Representatives Coming In
Congresswomen Colleen Hanabusa and Tulsi Gabbard will be joining us this morning. We'll talk to them about gay marriage, student loans and Edward Snowden.

That's "Rainbow" Warriors
It's official. Starting today the word "Rainbow" will be added to UH sports teams. The men will be known as "Rainbow Warriors." Women will be referred to as "Rainbow Wahine."

Those stories, plus traffic and weather every ten minutes, on Sunrise!

Have a great Monday!

Steve Uyehara

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  • UN: Excessive drinking killed over 3 million people in 2016

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