Marianas Variety

Tuesday, September 2, 2014-3:34:32A.M.

Last updateTue, 02 Sep 2014 12am

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After unrest over shooting, Ferguson police now wear body cameras

FERGUSON (Reuters) — Police officers in Ferguson, Missouri, have begun wearing body cameras after weeks of unrest over the shooting death of an unarmed black teen by a white officer and sharply differing accounts of the incident, officials said on Sunday.

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CPA plans to purchase furniture for airport

THE Commonwealth Ports Authority is planning to add furniture at the airport.

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Obama faces bipartisan criticism over his foreign policy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) — President Obama faced criticism over his foreign policy from both Democratic and Republican lawmakers on Sunday as he wrestled with crises in Iraq, Syria, Libya and Ukraine.

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MPLT keeps expenses within budget

THE Marianas Public Land Trust has kept its expenses at bay, spending way under its budget in the last 10 months ending July 31.

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California governor lauds passage of ‘historic’ sick leave bill

SACRAMENTO (Reuters) — A measure to grant California workers mandatory sick leave that passed the state legislature early on Saturday appeared poised to become law after Gov. Jerry Brown lauded it as a historic achievement.

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CPA board renews contract for executive director, comptroller, Rota port manager

THE Commonwealth Ports Authority has renewed the contracts of CPA Executive Director Maryann Q. Lizama, comptroller Skye Lynn Aldan and Rota port manager Martin Mendiola.

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Farrell: Divert should not necessarily be an Air Force decision

THE construction of a divert airfield in the Northern Marianas should not only be a U.S. Air Force decision — it’s a Department of Defense issue.

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Kuentai-USA frustrated after getting warning letter from HPO

KUENTAI-USA, a nongovernmental organization that works to recover the remains of American soldiers who died during World War II, is getting frustrated at the lack of support from the CNMI government.

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