Marianas Variety - Marianas Variety - Today's Headlines http://www.mvariety.com/component/content/?view=featured Fri, 21 Jun 2019 05:07:43 +1000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Murder defendant to plead guilty http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/113608-murder-defendant-to-plead-guilty http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/113608-murder-defendant-to-plead-guilty

ALFONSO S. Parongan, 57, will admit to stabbing to death his landlord over a rental dispute and seriously injuring her husband.

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Business recovery outreach with economic development experts set for June 24 http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/113593-business-recovery-outreach-with-economic-development-experts-set-for-june-24 http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/113593-business-recovery-outreach-with-economic-development-experts-set-for-june-24

(Office of the Governor) — The International Economic Development Council or IEDC, as the leading international association for professional economic developers, has received a grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration to support technical assistance for economic recovery and resiliency efforts in the CNMI. The grant is being used to help assess the economic impact of Super Typhoon Yutu on Rota, Tinian, and Saipan, as well as provide technical assistance in business retention, expansion, and attraction efforts.

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Bill to create NMI Cultural Masters Award http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/113612-bill-to-create-nmi-cultural-masters-award http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/113612-bill-to-create-nmi-cultural-masters-award

REPRESENTATIVE Luis John Castro has pre-filed a bill that would establish a CNMI Cultural Masters Award for individuals who preserve the islands’ cultural traditions.

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Rep. Babauta ‘adopts’ Tanapag Youth Center; will offer more community programs http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/113613-rep-babauta-adopts-tanapag-youth-center-will-offer-more-community-programs http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/113613-rep-babauta-adopts-tanapag-youth-center-will-offer-more-community-programs

REPRESENTATIVE Sheila Babauta of Precinct 4 on Thursday said her office, through an agreement with the Division of Youth Services, has adopted the Tanapag Youth Center.

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Lawyer: David’s family should inherit his money http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/113616-lawyer-david-s-family-should-inherit-his-money http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/113616-lawyer-david-s-family-should-inherit-his-money

AT a hearing on Thursday before Superior Court Associate Judge Joseph N. Camacho, the lawyer of the late Eduardo Ocampo David’s family members said the inheritance goes to the family of the decedent.

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Political status commission members will work without pay http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/113617-political-status-commission-members-will-work-without-pay http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/113617-political-status-commission-members-will-work-without-pay

MEMBERS of the Second Marianas Political Status Commission on Thursday agreed to waive their stipends for their future meetings.

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SHEFA office may shut down http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/113618-shefa-office-may-shut-down http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/113618-shefa-office-may-shut-down

SAIPAN Higher Education Financial Assistance board chair Oscar M. Babauta said the SHEFA office may have to shut down due to lack of funds.

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