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How long should a criminal remain behind bars? Factors behind a minimum sentence

http://up.anv.bz/latest/scripts/anvload.js The Hawaii Paroling Authority decides the minimum time a criminal must serve before he or she is eligible for parole. The authority looks at three main areas: the nature of the offense, the degree of injury or loss, and the offender’s criminal history. On Friday, Steven Capobianco was sentenced to life in prison with…

Whale watching expedition encounters massive ocean debris

http://up.anv.bz/latest/scripts/anvload.js A recent whale watching expedition off Maui turned into a massive ocean cleanup. On Tuesday, the Safari Explorer took a group to look for whales in the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale Marine Sanctuary. That’s when they came across debris in the water that turned out to be much bigger than they anticipated. Some crew members tried…

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