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Scientists chart Papahanaumokukea Marine National Monument’s seafloor

Scientists returned Friday from a 36-day mapping expedition to Papahanaumokukea Marine National Monument in the remote Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. The monument is the largest protected area in the United States, encompassing an area greater than all its national parks combined, yet over half its seafloor has never been mapped in detail due to the limited availability of the advanced sonar systems required.

Police address cyber crime, gun issues

They operate out of foreign countries and often from the mainland, gleaning personal information and using it to file people’s taxes for them. Most people would be glad for a helping hand around tax time, but not when the preparer diverts the return to a different address and cashes in.