Marianas Variety - Marianas Variety - Today's Headlines http://www.mvariety.com/component/content/?view=featured Tue, 21 Nov 2017 07:35:16 +1000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Judge orders extradition of Sean McDonnell http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/100256-judge-orders-extradition-of-sean-mcdonnell http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/100256-judge-orders-extradition-of-sean-mcdonnell

AFTER the Office of the Attorney General presented warrants from CNMI Gov. Ralph Torres and Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner, and after listening to the testimony of the lead investigator, Superior Court Judge Joseph N. Camacho on Monday ordered the extradition of Sean P. McDonnell, 39, to Illinois.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Bryan Manabat - bryan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +1000
Yang Zou sentenced to 97 months in ice case http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/100255-yang-zou-sentenced-to-97-months-in-ice-case http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/100255-yang-zou-sentenced-to-97-months-in-ice-case

(Press Release) — Shawn N. Anderson, acting U.S. attorney for the Districts of Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands, announced that defendant Yang Zou, age 38, from Susupe, Saipan, was sentenced in District Court to a 97-month term of imprisonment for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.

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CUC should continue considering alternative energy sources, governor says http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/100252-cuc-should-continue-considering-alternative-energy-sources-governor-says http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/100252-cuc-should-continue-considering-alternative-energy-sources-governor-says

GOVERNOR Ralph D.L.G. Torres said the Commonwealth Utilities Corp. should continue to look for alternative sources of energy.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Junhan B. Todiño - junhan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +1000
BOE wants JVA for athletics director pulled out http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/100261-boe-wants-jva-for-athletics-director-pulled-out http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/100261-boe-wants-jva-for-athletics-director-pulled-out

THE Board of Education wants the job vacancy announcement or JVA for athletics director canceled, saying it focuses on scholastic requirements rather than the applicant’s athletic background.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Lori Lyn C. Lirio - lyn@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +1000
Scott Patrick Owens arrested for swinging machete at group of men, wounding one of them http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/100257-scott-patrick-owens-arrested-for-swinging-machete-at-group-of-men-wounding-one-of-them http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/100257-scott-patrick-owens-arrested-for-swinging-machete-at-group-of-men-wounding-one-of-them

A DRUNK man was arrested for swinging a machete at a group of men, and for hitting one of them, causing a 5.5-centimeter laceration on the victim’s forearm.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Bryan Manabat - bryan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +1000
KHS student presents research work at Guam conference http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/100264-khs-student-presents-research-work-at-guam-conference http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/100264-khs-student-presents-research-work-at-guam-conference

KAGMAN High School student Alyssa Cepeda presented her research findings at the first annual Marianas Terrestrial Conservation Conference held at Guam Community College on Nov. 17-18.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Lori Lyn C. Lirio - lyn@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +1000
Rep. Angel Demapan eyes $5.4M for CHCC, CUC http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/100265-rep-angel-demapan-eyes-5-4m-for-chcc-cuc http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/100265-rep-angel-demapan-eyes-5-4m-for-chcc-cuc

REPRESENTATIVE Angel Demapan will introduce a measure to appropriate $5.4 million of the annual Saipan casino license fee for the Commonwealth Healthcare Corp. and the Commonwealth Utilities Corp.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Cherrie Anne E. Villahermosa - cherrie@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +1000
DPS chief: ‘I’m ready to answer all their questions’ http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/100267-dps-chief-i-m-ready-to-answer-all-their-questions http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/100267-dps-chief-i-m-ready-to-answer-all-their-questions

THE commissioner of the Department of Public Safety is looking forward to a legislative oversight hearing.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Cherrie Anne E. Villahermosa - cherrie@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +1000