Marianas Variety - Marianas Variety - Today's Headlines http://www.mvariety.com/component/content/?view=featured Sat, 15 Dec 2018 11:30:16 +1000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb The Friends of the Arts sponsors a free holiday concert http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/109450-the-friends-of-the-arts-sponsors-a-free-holiday-concert http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/109450-the-friends-of-the-arts-sponsors-a-free-holiday-concert

(Press Release) — The community is invited to enjoy a free Holiday Concert this Saturday, December 15, at 4:30 p.m., at the American Memorial Park amphitheater.  This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Arts with the collaboration of several community music groups.

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Local businessman wants Saipan to be a better place for business http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/109472-local-businessman-wants-saipan-to-be-a-better-place-for-business http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/109472-local-businessman-wants-saipan-to-be-a-better-place-for-business

BUSINESSMAN George Fleming said he is willing to share his skills and knowledge to make Saipan a better place to do business.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Cherrie Anne E. Villahermosa - cherrie@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +1000
US Congress extends cockfighting ban to territories http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/109474-us-congress-extends-cockfighting-ban-to-territories http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/109474-us-congress-extends-cockfighting-ban-to-territories

HAGÅTÑA (The Guam Daily Post) — The U.S. Congress overnight gave final approval to a measure that extends the long-standing federal ban on cockfighting to Guam, and all other U.S. territories.

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Rota delegation confirms Cannabis Commission nominee http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/109475-rota-delegation-confirms-cannabis-commission-nominee http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/109475-rota-delegation-confirms-cannabis-commission-nominee

THE Rota Legislative Delegation on Thursday confirmed the appointment of Thomas Songsong as Rota’s representative to the Cannabis Commission.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Cherrie Anne E. Villahermosa - cherrie@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +1000
Container of relief goods arrives from SF Bay Area http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/109478-container-of-relief-goods-arrives-from-sf-bay-area http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/109478-container-of-relief-goods-arrives-from-sf-bay-area

VOLUNTEERS from MyPros and full-time service missionaries from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints made speedy work of a shipping container from the San Francisco Bay Area on Wednesday; in two hours, the group of fifteen to twenty volunteers managed to unpack and organize hundreds of boxes of donated clothing, tools, toiletries, water, furniture and food.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Sophia Perez - sophia@mvariety.com - Variety Features Writer) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +1000
NMI fire chief receives leadership medal http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/109479-nmi-fire-chief-receives-leadership-medal http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/109479-nmi-fire-chief-receives-leadership-medal

CNMI Department of Fire and Emergency Medical Services Commissioner Clyde K. Norita was recognized during the 7th Annual Western Pacific Islands Association of Fire Chiefs conference at the Fiesta Resort on Wednesday.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Bryan Manabat - bryan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +1000
Next Senate president: Hocog http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/109480-next-senate-president-hocog http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/109480-next-senate-president-hocog

OUTGOING Lt. Gov. and Sen.-elect Victor B. Hocog will be the president of the 21st Senate which will be inaugurated on Jan. 14, 2019.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Cherrie Anne E. Villahermosa - cherrie@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +1000
Rep. JP Sablan pleads not guilty in DUI/reckless driving case http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/109481-rep-jp-sablan-pleads-not-guilty-in-dui-reckless-driving-case http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/109481-rep-jp-sablan-pleads-not-guilty-in-dui-reckless-driving-case

RE-ELECTED Precinct 2 Rep. John Paul Sablan, who was charged with six traffic violations, on Thursday pled not guilty before Superior Court Associate Judge Joseph N. Camacho.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Bryan Manabat - bryan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +1000