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State plans road work

Alternating single lane closures will be in effect on Mamalahoa Highway, between mile markers 45 and 39.5, in the vicinity of Kapapala Ranch for pavement reconstruction, according to the state Department of Transportation.

CDC to revise Ebola protocol, Pentagon preps team

ATLANTA — Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear “with no skin showing,” a top federal health official said Sunday, and the Pentagon announced it was forming a team to assist medical staff in the U.S., if needed.

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Council asks state for coffee labeling law

After hearing from dozens of testifiers mostly supporting the measure, the Hawaii County Council on Wednesday unanimously passed a nonbinding resolution asking the state Legislature to tighten labeling requirements for coffee.

Obama to name ACLU lawyer to Justice Dept. civil rights unit

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will nominate top ACLU lawyer Vanita Gupta to run the often controversial Civil Rights Division at the Justice Department, but will delay a formal announcement until after the midterm elections, according to sources familiar with the administration’s discussions.