Steve Burton Out at General Hospital? Vanessa Marcil In? Add It Up!


The collision of two possible stories just switched our worry to panic.

Please don’t let us be right. Last week, we added one (General Hospital’s Jason taking a sudden interest in who’d make end-of-life decisions on his behalf) and one (his subsequent motorcycle wreck) and came up with two (holy crap! They’re killing him off!). Then, we did some more thinking — never a good idea — and our fears got 10 times worse.

You’ll recall that when a delightful fan informed Vanessa Marcil on Twitter that she was glad that Brenda was gone, the actress responded, “I’ve

On to the general election


LIHU‘E — Kaua‘i voter turnout was slightly less than the statewide turnout for the primary election, but 49% of registered voters had their ballots counted on Kaua‘i.

Statewide, the total turnout was 51% — 406,425 of the 795,248 total registered to vote in the primary. On Kaua‘i, 22,047 of the 45,135 registered submitted ballots.

And of those ballots that made it into the count, most of them were sent to the Office of the Country Clerk Elections Division by mail — 22,003 out of the total counted votes, leaving only 404 people who chose to vote in person. It was

INTERVIEW: LDP Shimomura Sees Oct. General Election Difficult



Tokyo, Aug. 10 (Jiji Press)–Japanese ruling party election strategy chief Hakubun Shimomura has suggested that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is unlikely to call a general election in October by dissolving the House of Representatives amid the novel coronavirus crisis in the country.

“It depends on the coronavirus situation,” Shimomura, chairman of the Liberal Democratic Party’s Election Strategy Committee, said in an interview with Jiji Press, asked about the speculation that Abe, also LDP president, will dissolve the all-important lower chamber of the Diet, the country’s parliament, and hold a general election in October.

Blangiardi and Amemiya discuss plans heading into Hawaii’s general election


HONOLULU (KHON2) — Two mayoral candidates will be moving on to Hawaii’s general elections in November. The candidates are Rick Blangiardi, who had 65,510 votes, and Keith Amemiya who had 55,002 votes after the third printout of the votes.

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Even though both candidates haven’t held a political office before, both say they’re prepared and ready to make changes.

“I don’t see that as a disadvantage at all,” said Keith Amemiya. “My career has been based on working with people, collaborating and getting things done. That to me