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Guam Corrections foils attempt to use patient as drug mule

HAGÅTÑA (The Guam Daily Post) — Yet another attempt to smuggle suspected contraband into the island’s prison was foiled over the weekend by a Department of Corrections officer.

BREAKING NEWS: PSS classes on Saipan, Tinian canceled

THE Office of the Commissioner of Education announced on Wednesday morning that "due to inclement weather, power outages in majority of our schools and our concerns for the safety and health of our students and staff, all classes on Saipan and Tinian are canceled for today, Oct. 18, 2017."

Koror gubernatorial candidate Sam Masang visits Saipan

KOROR state gubernatorial candidate Sam Y. Masang visited Saipan on Saturday to meet members of the Palau community here.

University of Guam in ‘dire’ financial condition

HAGÅTÑA (The Guam Daily Post) — Around a third of last fiscal year’s appropriations to the University of Guam have not yet been received and the situation has created a significant financial hardship at the university, according to an Oct. 11 letter from UOG President Robert Underwood.

Green flag on Managaha, Tinian

(BECQ) — The Bureau of Environmental and Coastal Quality analyzes water samples collected from Managaha’s recreational beaches and dock and Tinian’s recreational beaches and storm water drainages as part of the regularly scheduled sampling.

Huang Shun Corp. to pay $25K for failure to comply with CRM rules

(Office of the Governor) — Through a stipulated resolution and final judgment in the matter of Huang Shun Corp. or HSC for failure to comply with Coastal Resources Management permitting conditions, HSC is required to pay $25,000 in damages related to its unpermitted development in the wetland area behind Sunshine Hotel in Susupe.

Oral historian: ‘iTinaotao Marianas’ a good source for educating children about local history

ETHNOGRAPHER and oral historian Rlene Santos Steffy said “iTinaotao Marianas,” a documentary which she produced about the peopling of the Marianas, is a relevant source of historical information to educate the children so “they will be grounded in the knowledge of their own history.”