Marianas Variety

Friday, October 24, 2014-6:32:46P.M.

Last updateFri, 24 Oct 2014 12am

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Portland State University partners with NMC, other institutions

(NMC) — Portland State University will receive a $24 million research and training grant from the National Institutes of Health to work with Northern Marianas College and other institutions to help underrepresented and diverse students pursue careers in biomedical, behavioral, social, or clinical research and other health sciences.

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More participants, performers expected to join 2014 Trunk or Treat

MORE participants and performers are expected to participate in the 2014 Trunk or Treat and the Little Pumpkins Parade at American Memorial Park in Garapan on Friday, Oct. 31, 2014.

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A Tinian Dynasty success story

TINIAN (Press Release) — A young man with no clear idea what he wanted to do as a career has developed a passion for baking.

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Motorists to see more road improvements this year

AS the construction projects of the Department of Public Works continue to be implemented, motorists and pedestrians can expect to see more road improvements on island, according to DPW Secretary Martin Sablan.

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Red flag on Managaha

(DEQ) — The Division of Environmental Quality analyzes water samples collected from Managaha’s recreational beaches this week.

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DPW confirms delay in completion of PSS green energy project

THERE is no guarantee that Saipan Southern High School’s green energy project will be completed by the end of this year, Department of Public Works Secretary Martin Sablan told Variety in an interview yesterday.

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Tickets still available for 2014 Women’s Empowerment Forum

TICKETS are still available for the 2014 Women’s Empowerment Forum that will be hosted by the Empty Vessel Ministry Foundation at the Pacific Islands Club-Charley’s Cabaret, from 5:30 to 9 p.m. tonight.

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Government to address road problems in Marpi

TO make sure that tourists and visitors to historical sites in Marpi can tavel comfortably while there, the Department of Public Works has started working on a project to improve the roads in the area, DPW Secretary Martin Sablan said in an interview.

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