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Friday, July 25, 2014-5:33:49P.M.

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Nursing board exam pass rate disappointing for NMC grads

Nursing board exam pass rate disappointing for NMC grads

THE nursing board examination pass rate for Northern Ma...

Babauta wants more jobs and enforcement of tax laws

Babauta wants more jobs and enforcement of tax laws

FORMER Gov. Juan Nekai Babauta said the answer to the “...

Babauta says NMI is not getting a lot in casino deal

Babauta says NMI is not getting a lot in casino deal

FORMER Gov. Juan Nekai Babauta said he does not oppose ...

ACA programs close doors

ACA programs close doors

(Office of the CNMI Governor) — Following news of the C...

MMA fighter thankful for escaping car

MMA fighter thankful for escaping car

MMA fighter Shane “Pikaboo” Alvarez, 20, was very thank...

Minor cited after leaving car stuck in door

Minor cited after leaving car stuck in door

A 17-YEAR-OLD boy was cited for eight traffic violation...

Executive: Guam’s malls appeal to tourists

Executive: Guam’s malls appeal to tourists

ONE of the advantages that Guam has as a tourist spot i...

$2B Saipan casino bigger than Manila’s Solaire

$2B Saipan casino bigger than Manila’s Solaire

THE $2 billion casino that is to be constructed on Saip...

CNMI

Power outage on Saturday

Power outage on Saturday

(CUC) — The Commonwealth Utilities Corp. would like to inform the gene...

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Igitol family message of appreciation

Igitol family message of appreciation

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NMI routs Macau for second win

NMI routs Macau for second win

THE CNMI women’s national football team had their second victory after...

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The valley of the shadow

The valley of the shadow

SILICON Valley is an American success story. At a time of supposed Ame...

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Six situations

Six situations

1) IN the past, when the population was small they used a Boeing 727 a...

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Approval of incentive rate a ‘big win’ for CUC

Approval of incentive rate a ‘big win’ for CUC

THE Commonwealth Utilities Corp. can now bring in large commercial cus...

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Variety Features

Health in the CNMI: You are just fine

Health in the CNMI: You are just fine

IF there is one thing a lot of people do, which can make them anxious ...

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Cultural trip strengthens NMI-Korean ties

Cultural trip strengthens NMI-Korean ties

THE recent cultural trip of CNMI students to South Korea helped streng...

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Tough Love with Miss K — '14/Jul/25

Tough Love with Miss K — '14/Jul/25

Dear Miss K,

When summer started, I didn’t want to sit around and do ...

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A Micronesian feast

A Micronesian feast

A QUICK stopover at the Hyatt’s Kili Café & Terrace on Friday even...

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Hotel occupancy rate at 79.5% in June

Hotel occupancy rate at 79.5% in June

(Press Release) — The Hotel Association of the Northern Mariana Island...

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A family destination

A family destination

THE local tourism industry and the Marianas Visitors Authority are pro...

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‘Tossing’ photography to a higher level

‘Tossing’ photography to a higher level

CONSIDER this scenario: You are on the beach, reading a book while som...

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Free compact fluorescent light bulbs

(DPW-Division of Energy) — This is to inform the general public that the CNMI Division of Energy-Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant office, in celebration of National Energy Action Month, will be distributing compact fluorescent light bulbs, or CFLs, to residential consumers on Saipan in an effort to continue promoting energy awareness throughout the community to educate consumers about the importance of energy-efficiency and conservation measures and to assist consumers reduce their homes energy consumption and cost.

Homeowners on Saipan may visit the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant office to receive four free CFL’s.

The office is located at the Springs Building, Gualo Rai north of the XO Market.

The distribution of free CFL’s is from Oct. 22, Monday, to Oct. 26, Friday, from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., and from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

To receive the free CFL giveaways, residential consumers must present their utilities billing stub/receipt, complete with their name and customer number — whether postpaid or prepaid.  Giveaways are limited to only one per household and while supplies last.

Should you have any questions or concerns, contact the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant office at 664-4487 or 664-4489.