Marianas Variety

Sunday, September 21, 2014-5:29:15P.M.

Last updateFri, 19 Sep 2014 12am

Headlines:

Murray signals backing for Scottish independence

LONDON (AP) — After carefully avoiding taking a side on the issue, former Wimbledon champion Andy Murray changed course Thursday and signaled his support for Scottish independence on the day of the historic vote.

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Red Cross receives $5K donation from McDonald’s

McDONALD’S Saipan yesterday donated $5,000 to the American Red Cross-NMI chapter as one of the sponsors of the 26th Red Cross Club 200 Fundraising Dinner and Raffle which will be held at the Fiesta Resort & Spa beachside on Oct. 4, 2014.

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MINA welcomes T Galleria as a Title Sponsor

(Press Release) — As part of its commitment to conservation efforts, T Galleria recently contributed more than $3,000 in cash and in-kind donations to the Micronesia Islands Nature Alliance.

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Mamamko’ enjoy hotel stay, dinner, dancing

TED Guiao, one of the congregants who joined the two-day retreat at Laolao Bay Golf and Resort. expressed his appreciation to the Saipan Seniors Advisory Council for organizing the event.

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7 MHS students earn Advanced Placement Scholar Awards

(MHS) — Matching its total of last year, seven students at Marianas High School have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP Exams.

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International champion to perform at first Ukulele Festival

JAPAN’S pre-eminent ukulele player and international champion will be one of the headline performers at the First Annual Ukulele Festival that will be held at the Tipiyeew Cultural Village-Carolinian Utt in Garapan on Oct. 11, 2014.

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Former Tinian business license officer seeks BOE seat

FORMER Tinian business license officer Martin M. Sakisat said he will be a candidate for Tinian’s seat on the Board of Education.

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Hirsh: Wednesday’s earthquake a wake-up call

THE magnitude 6.7 earthquake that shook Guam and Saipan on Wednesday afternoon was a wakeup call for people to review their emergency plans, according to American Red Cross-NMI chapter executive director John Hirsh.

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