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Friday, October 31, 2014-11:11:31A.M.

Last updateFri, 31 Oct 2014 4pm


BREAKING NEWS: Governor Inos back on island

THE governor arrived Friday morning and met with family and relatives including the GOP campaign managers and running mate Senate President Ralph DLG. Torres, acting Press Secretary Ivan Blanco said.
"Governor Inos is glad to be back home and to see his people whom he dearly missed.  He extends his heartfelt appreciation for the thoughts and prayers to everyone in the CNMI," Blanco added.
"He expressed his request that we all exercise our civic duty to vote and at the same time asked that we continue to respect each other during and after the election process.  We are a good people and should treat each other respectfully as our Lord Jesus Christ taught us, 'Love thy neighbor.' "  
Inos was in the Philippines for what the administration said was a routine medical procedure.

Consumer Price Index and Economic Indicators reports now available

(Office of the Governor) — On behalf of Gov. Eloy S. Inos, and Lt. Gov. Jude U. Hofschneider, the CNMI Department of Commerce’s Central Statistics Division is releasing the Consumer Price Index and the Economic Indicators Reports for 2013, 3rd and 4th Quarter.


Maine nurse defies state Ebola quarantine, leaves home

FORT KENT (Reuters) — A nurse in Maine, vowing not to be bullied by politicians and threatening to sue the New England state over an Ebola quarantine she calls scientifically unsound, defied the order and left her home for a bike ride on Thursday, according to television images.


BECQ supports Gourley’s request for public hearings on island

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services should conduct public hearings on Saipan and Guam regarding the listing of 23 endangered species to hear what those in the community who will be directly affected have to say,


Dandan Middle School gets full support

(Press Release) — Dandan Middle School, formerly known as Dandan Elementary School, has been receiving a great amount of generous donations during the first two months of this school year.


US to lift sanctions on Fiji

WASHINGTON (The Wall Street Journal) — The U.S. is lifting sanctions on the Pacific island nation of Fiji after democratic elections were held last month, according to a U.S. State Department spokesperson.


Ayuda Network, CNMI Salvation Army are Hyatt’s Golf Classic beneficiaries

TWO nonprofit organizations on Saipan are this year’s beneficiaries of the Hyatt Regency Saipan’s Charity Golf Classic in addition to the regular beneficiary which is the Make-A-Wish Foundation.


7th Annual CNMI Operation Homefront Support kicks off today

CNMI Operation Homefront Support 2014 is once again asking businesses, individuals and community members to donate items for the care packages that will be sent to CNMI servicemembers deployed all over the world.