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ASSOCIATED PRESS LSU wide receiver Ja’Marr Chase (1) celebrates his touchdown reception in the second half of an NCAA college football game against Florida in Baton Rouge, La., on Saturday. LSU won 42-28.
LSU jumps to No. 2 in AP poll; Georgia drops to No. 10

LSU moved up to No. 2 in the Associated Press college football poll, giving the Southeastern Conference the top two teams in the country for the 29th time and putting the Tigers behind No. 1 Alabama less than a month before the rivals meet in Tuscaloosa. Read more

California power outages highlight economic disparity

When the nation’s largest utility warned customers that it would cut power to nearly 2 million people, many rushed out to buy portable generators. But many families impacted are struggling from paycheck to paycheck and don’t have the luxury of buying backup power. Read more

Results of the Big Island Auto Club’s “Halloween Havoc” Drag Races

The Big island Auto Club presented the “Halloween Havoc Drag Race at the Hilo Drag Strip on October 12 and October 13.  Here are the results:

Mega Bracket Competition.  Winner:  Sydney Koga (Hilo) in a Camaro (10.30 sec/133 mph).  Second Place:  Tyson Angel (Keaau) in a Honda (20.26 sec/86 mph).  Runner-ups:  Race Bolner (Hilo) in a VW Bug and Chase Augustin (Hilo) in a Honda.
Junior Dragsters Exhibition Matches.  Participants:  Griffin Augustin (Hilo), Maddison Parks (Hilo), K J Kekaualua (Mt. View), Danen Frietas (Hilo), and Caden John Kumalae (Hilo).
Next race:  November 16 and November 17, 2019 at the Hilo Drag Strip.
Aloha, Russ Roberts (tower announcer).
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Russ Roberts (the daily update). (breaking Hawaii news).
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