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Friday, December 19, 2014-1:44:06P.M.

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More than $12M in grant funding to support nursing programs

THE U.S. Department of Health and Human Services-Health Resources and Services Administration has made available grant funding amounting to $12,300,000 to develop programs for the enhancement of advanced nursing education and practice.

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Man in sexual-abuse case to change not-guilty plea

SUPERIOR Court Judge David A. Wiseman ordered Jamin Daniel C. Dela Cruz, 20, to appear in court for Jan. 7, 2015 change-of-plea hearing.

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SHEFA assures students: There will be funding for scholarships

STUDENTS who need financial assistance from the Saipan Higher Education Financial Assistance office do not need to worry about funding, according to SHEFA board members who assured the public during a meeting yesterday.

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Contempt charges against defendants in theft, forgery cases dismissed

SUPERIOR Court Judge Teresa Kim-Tenorio separately dismissed without prejudice contempt charges against Lahee Murillo Manglona, 21, and Francine Lucille Dina Reyes Aldan, 32.

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Dowai admits smoking ‘ice,’ marijuana, consuming alcohol

JESSE Juan Teigita Dowai admitted to smoking “ice” and marijuana on two separate occasions while on probation in connection with a conviction for conspiracy to commit visa fraud and defraud the United States.

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Court orders Settlement Fund to pay trustee $122K

THE court has ordered the Settlement Fund to pay trustee Civille and Tang PLLC $121,834.48.

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House passes bill to regulate drag races on Saipan

WITH 15 members supporting it and only one opposed, House Bill 18-141, House Draft 1, House Substitute 1 which will regulate drag racing on Saipan was passed by the House of Representatives yesterday.

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Sabalu farmers hold first Dagu Festival

THE Saipan Sabalu Farmers Market held its “First Annual Dagu Festival” on Saturday at the Civic Center in Susupe.

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