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Guam bill to introduce community net metering

HAGÅTÑA (The Guam Daily Post) — A new net-metering option may be available to residents and businesses who are otherwise unable to take advantage of the program due to location or other factors. Sen. Dennis Rodriguez, chairman of the legislative committee on economic development, told the Post that he would be introducing a measure on virtual net metering within the next couple of weeks.

2nd Annual Humanities Film Festival entries to be screened on Aug. 2

NORTHERN Marianas Humanities Council program officer Eulalia V. Arriola said the 2nd Annual Humanities Film Festival “is finally happening.”

Guam Democratic delegation heads to Philly

HAGÅTÑA (The Guam Daily Post) — This week Democrats will be in the spotlight as delegations from around the country gather in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, for the Democratic National Convention.

Repeat offender arrested for threatening store owner

THE Superior Court imposed a $5,000 cash bail on a repeat offender who was arrested for brandishing a machete while threatening to kill a woman over his “$10 million.”

2nd International Festival of Culture starts on Aug. 20 at Paseo de Marianas

THE 2nd International Festival of Culture begins next month at the Paseo de Marianas from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., according to Ryan Calvo, Marianas Visitors Authority community project specialist.

US court grants motion to dismiss tourist’s false-arrest claims

DISTRICT Court for the NMI Chief Judge Ramona V. Manglona granted the motion of the U.S. government to dismiss without prejudice the complaints filed by a Chinese tourist who accused Customs and Border Protection officers of detaining her at the local airport because they suspected that she was pregnant.

Author/composer Lita T. Cruz on island

LITA T. Cruz, a Seattle-based author and composer, is on island to visit family and friends.

Judge Camacho rejects convicted sex offender’s change of plea

ASSOCIATE Judge Joseph N. Camacho rejected the plea agreement of Nathan Iano Narcis, a registered sex offender from Rota, who has been convicted twice in the past for sexual abuse of a minor in the second degree.