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Hawaii's Missile Scare: 'The System Failed Miserably'

FCC says it will investigate what went wrong

(Newser) - "This system failed miserably and we need to start over." Those are the words of Hawaii Sen. Brian Schatz in the wake of a false alarm broadcast Saturday warning residents of an incoming missile . The FCC apparently agrees and says it will open an investigation into the incident,... More »

Hawaii Gov. Picks Brian Schatz to Fill Inouye's Seat

But it goes against late senator's 'last wish'

(Newser) - The late Sen. Daniel Inouye's seat has been filled—although his replacement goes against Inouye's "last wish," the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports. Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie today chose Lt. Gov. Brian Schatz, a former leader of the state Democratic Party, to take Inouye's vacant seat in... More »

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