Marianas Variety

Last updateSat, 28 Mar 2015 12am







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5K bail set in criminal trespassing, disturbing the peace case

THE Superior Court has imposed a $5,000 bail on a resident of Susupe charged with one count of disturbing the peace and one count of criminal trespass.

Court dismisses incest charge against Rota youth

THE Superior Court has dismissed the incest charge against an 18-year-old from Rota accused of having sex with his niece who was then 17 years old.

MVA joins sponsors of PIC Hafa Adai 5K run

MARIANAS Visitors Authority has joined the growing list of sponsors of the Hafa Adai 5K run which will be hosted by the Pacific Islands Club on April 18, 2015.

No formal discussion yet for CHCC and DPH separation

THE governor’s office has not issued any formal or verbal announcement or submitted a document stating that it is considering the separation of the Commonwealth Healthcare Corporation and the Division of Public Health.

Senate wants to discuss community issues with cabinet members

THE Senate is hoping to meet with the re-appointed members of the cabinet to discuss issues raised by the community.

Rota mayor says casino appointees work for free

ROTA Mayor Efraim M. Atalig says members of the Rota Casino Gaming Commission will get no compensation until there is a casino investment in place on the island.

Private clinics can accept Medicaid patients up to June

THE COMMONWEALTH Healthcare Corporation has extended the time that private clinics can accept children and adult patients under the CNMI Medicaid office program, CHCC Chief Executive Officer Esther Muna told Variety in an interview yesterday.

House members weigh in on window-tinting bill; legal counsel says lawmakers can tint their car windows

SOME members of the House of Representatives say they will “scrutinize” the window-tinting bill that was passed by the Senate last week when the measure reaches the House whose legal counsel says that lawmakers’ vehicles are not government vehicles and, therefore, their windows can be tinted.