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Liberation Day parade to be held on July 11

THE Liberation Day parade will take place on July 11, Saturday — if a new developing typhoon will not hit Saipan, organizers said on Monday.

They also said that the carnival grounds at the Garapan Fishing Base will re-open on Thursday. Skywalker Communications Group, which is co-organizing this year’s event, will start setting up the vendors’ canopies on Tuesday.

Ivan Castro gets 90 days for failure to update sex-offender registry, violating probation

IVAN Jones Castro, 48, a Tier 3 registered sex offender, has admitted that he failed to update his registration as a sex offender.

Zoning Board approves conditional use application of Saipan Adventure Tours

THE Saipan Zoning Board has approved the conditional use application of Saipan Adventure Tours LLC to operate skydiving or parachuting activities on island.

DLNR’s Seman says Dela Cruz’s contract remains unresolved

THE island’s only government veterinary clinic remains closed as the contract of its veterinarian, Dr. Ignacio Dela Cruz, remains in “limbo.”

Attorney general warns against price gouging

(Office of the Attorney General) — As Tropical Storm Nangka approaches the Northern Mariana Islands following on the heels of Tropical Storm Chan-Hom which has moved away from the commonwealth, consumers should be aware that unscrupulous retailers and businesses may try to profit illegally from the storms.

CDA cannot suspend CUC dividend payment without legislative action, says Songao

THE Commonwealth Development Authority Board cannot approve the Commonwealth Utilities Corp.’s request to suspend its dividend payments without legislative action.

Judge Camacho presides over start of retrial of Jose I. Santos in sex-abuse case

SUPERIOR Court Judge Joseph N. Camacho on Monday presided over the start of the retrial of Jose Ilo Santos, 64, in a sexual-abuse-of-a-minor case.

Korean dance group entertains Saipan audience

A GROUP of Korean dancers performed on the Fourth of July in the Kanoa Resort lobby in Susupe despite the bad weather.