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Not again

REPRESENTATIVE Angel Demapan, a member of the CNMI panel in the 902 talks with the U.S. government, said the recent announcement of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services regarding the CW cap will again result in a dilemma for CNMI businesses and is extremely disappointing.

Rep. Edwin Aldan’s ballot number ‘messed up’

REPRESENTATIVE Edwin Aldan is upset about his ballot number.

He said he picked number one during the drawing of numbers, but the ballot printed by the Commonwealth Election Commission showed that he is number two which, he added, is causing confusion among his supporters on Tinian.

Non-Communicable Disease Bureau completes hybrid survey

(Press Release) — The Non-Communicable Disease Bureau, in partnership with various agencies, has completed a first-of-its-kind NCD hybrid survey.

Lawmakers, CHCC officials discuss healthcare issues

THE Senate Committee on Health and Welfare and the House Committee on Health, Education and Welfare conducted a joint meeting on Thursday with officials of the Commonwealth Healthcare Corp., the Board of Professional Licensing/Health Care Professions Licensing Board and the Medical Referral Office.

Manamko’ invite community to ‘haunted house’

THE Office on Aging in partnership with Best Sunshine International’s Corporate Social Responsibility team will bring a unique Halloween treat to the community — “a haunted house tour loaded with scary decorations, activities and props.”

US court grants CUC motion to amend complaint against DHS-USCIS

THE District Court for the NMI on Friday granted the Commonwealth Utilities Corp.’s motion to file an amended complaint in its lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security-U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

SSHS students interested in blacksmithing

NOT only college students but high school students as well have expressed a willingness to learn about blacksmithing, according to Guam master blacksmith Francisco Lizama.

NMI high court upholds former education chief’s acquittal, sanctions AG’s office for ‘frivolous appeal’

THE Attorney General’s Office was sanctioned by the CNMI Supreme Court for filing a “frivolous” appeal in the case against former Education Commissioner Rita A. Sablan.