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TV documentary probes mysteries, treatments, advances in cancer

NEW YORK (Reuters) — For documentary maker Ken Burns the film “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies” has a special significance because the multiple Emmy award-winner’s mother died of the disease when he was a boy.

Taxi group mulls mini-transport program

TO curb the island’s illegal taxi problem and to better serve the community with affordable rates, one of the taxi-business operators on Saipan is planning to initiate a mini-transportation program.

NMC instructor completes PhD

(NMC) — A faculty member of Northern Marianas College J. Marcelino González, has recently completed the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy at Monash University — a world-ranked institution and member of Australia’s prestigious Group of Eight.

Santos proposes housing assistance for Rota students

A LAWMAKER will introduce a local measure that will provide Rota students with housing assistance.

Visitors want more adventure activities, says MVA officials

TOURISTS visiting Saipan want to experience island activities while here, Marianas Visitors Authority Managing Director Perry John P. Tenorio told the Zoning Board.

Saipan mayor’s office to partner with private company in e-waste removal

THE Saipan mayor’s office will work with a trash-collection company to remove electronic waste from the island, Mayor David M. Apatang said.

Quitugua wants discounts for senior citizens, servicemembers, veterans

THE House of Representatives has adopted Senate Joint Resolutions 19-1 which requests that businesses provide discounts on purchases for senior citizens, U.S. veterans and servicemembers.

Catholic faithful observe Palm Sunday

THE island’s Roman Catholics   marked the start of the Holy Week yesterday with the commemoration of Palm Sunday.