Marianas Variety - Marianas Variety - Today's Headlines http://www.mvariety.com/component/content/?view=featured Thu, 18 Oct 2018 07:25:00 +1000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Governor meets with terminated H2-B workers http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/108335-governor-meets-with-terminated-h2-b-workers http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/108335-governor-meets-with-terminated-h2-b-workers

GOVERNOR Ralph D.L.G. Torres met Wednesday with some of the construction workers terminated by Imperial Pacific International and said he will look into their situation.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Cherrie Anne E. Villahermosa - cherrie@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Thu, 18 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +1000
Assault defendant acquitted in bench trial http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/108333-assault-defendant-acquitted-in-bench-trial http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/108333-assault-defendant-acquitted-in-bench-trial

AFTER a three-day bench trial, Superior Court Associate Judge Joseph N. Camacho found 32-year-old Ryan Santos Duenas not guilty of assault and battery and disturbing the peace.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Bryan Manabat - bryan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Thu, 18 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +1000
Zoning Board approves all- terrain-vehicle draft regulations http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/108327-zoning-board-approves-all-terrain-vehicle-draft-regulations http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/108327-zoning-board-approves-all-terrain-vehicle-draft-regulations

THE draft regulations for the operation of  All-Terrain Vehicles and Utility Terrain Vehicles  on Saipan will now be published in the Commonwealth Register, Zoning Administrator Therese Ogumoro.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Junhan B. Todino - junhan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Thu, 18 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +1000
Official: CUC may need more board members http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/108326-official-cuc-may-need-more-board-members http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/108326-official-cuc-may-need-more-board-members

PERHAPS the Commonwealth Utilities Corp. should have more board members, according to one of them, Weston Deleon Guerrero.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Junhan B. Todino - junhan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Thu, 18 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +1000
Man arrested for stabbing store employee http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/108331-man-arrested-for-stabbing-store-employee http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/108331-man-arrested-for-stabbing-store-employee

A  45-year-old man was arrested for stabbing a store employee in Garapan on Sunday night.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Bryan Manabat - bryan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Thu, 18 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +1000
Humanities Council will remain relevant, says new executive director http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/108330-humanities-council-will-remain-relevant-says-new-executive-director http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/108330-humanities-council-will-remain-relevant-says-new-executive-director

NEWLY appointed Executive Director Leo Pangelinan said the Northern Marianas Humanities Council, under his leadership, will remain committed to designing programs that are relevant and focused on developing lifelong learning in the humanities.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Lori Lyn C. Lirio - lyn@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Thu, 18 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +1000
NMI commemorates 9-11, honors first responders http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/108337-nmi-commemorates-9-11-honors-first-responders http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/108337-nmi-commemorates-9-11-honors-first-responders

“9-11 changed the world forever. It was a turning point for our nation in terms of how we view terrorism. It was also a time when our entire country was galvanized by patriotism and heroism,” said Claudine Atalig, American Red Cross-NMI chapter volunteer, one of the 12 Saipan residents deployed to “ground zero” in New York, New Jersey, and the Pentagon following the 9-11 terror attacks.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Bryan Manabat - bryan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Thu, 18 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +1000
SSHS, Dandan students top poetry competition http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/108338-sshs-dandan-students-top-poetry-competition http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/108338-sshs-dandan-students-top-poetry-competition

SAIPAN Southern High School senior Jeremiah Fernandez and Dandan Middle School seventh grader Oceana Teigita were the top winners in the 15th Annual Valentine Sengebau Poetry Competition at the Visitor Center in American Memorial Parkon Tuesday night.

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DPL to issue 3 RFPs for Kan Pacific property http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/108339-dpl-to-issue-3-rfps-for-kan-pacific-property http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/108339-dpl-to-issue-3-rfps-for-kan-pacific-property

THE Department of Public Lands is going to issue another Request for Proposals for the management of the former Kan Pacific property in Marpi, and two other separate RFPs for the management of the hotel, race track and golf course.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Cherrie Anne E. Villahermosa - cherrie@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Thu, 18 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +1000