Marianas Variety

Wednesday, September 17, 2014-7:32:56A.M.

Last updateWed, 17 Sep 2014 12am

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SSHS Manta Ray Battalion cadets join 9/11 commemoration

CADETS of the Saipan Southern High School Manta Ray Battalion joined the “Freedom Walk” to commemorate the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks last week.

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Community urged to buy Club 200 tickets, support local Red Cross

AMERICAN Red Cross-NMI chapter executive director John Hirsh yesterday urged members of the Rotary Club of Saipan and the community to buy tickets and support the 26th Red Cross Club 200 Fundraising Dinner and Raffle which will be held at Fiesta Resort & Spa beachside on October 4, 2014.

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Manamko’ to go on another retreat at Laolao Bay

ABOUT 55 congregants of the Office on Aging will take part in a two-day retreat starting today at Laolao Bay Golf and Resort.

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Student college fair may not be the last

THE first student college fair held at Marianas High School yesterday had a positive outcome and may be held every year from now on, its organizer Robert Kelley of St. John’s School-Guam said.

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CUC’s Fletcher says lack of funding, contractor problems delayed projects

COMMONWEALTH Utilities Corp. Executive Director Alan W. Fletcher said the federally required projects cited by the U.S. Department of Justice in its motion to place CUC under receivership are problematic and have suffered delays.

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PSS seniors eye 3 NMC programs

THE newly offered business degree program at Northern Marianas College ranks at the top of the preferred courses of Public School System seniors, according to NMC admissions coordinator Lisa Rafael.

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Saipan municipal council launches flag-design contest

THE Saipan and Northern Islands Municipal Council has launched a contest for the design of its official flag.

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‘Ice’ defendant’s sentence hearing rescheduled

DISTRICT Court for the Northern Mariana Islands Chief Judge Ramona V. Manglona granted a defense motion to reschedule Bao Zhong Wang’s sentencing hearing to Nov. 25, 2014. It had previously been rescheduled for Sept. 25.

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