Marianas Variety - Marianas Variety - Today's Headlines http://www.mvariety.com/component/content/?view=featured Wed, 27 Aug 2014 07:28:07 +1000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb House may accept Senate budget bill http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/68526-house-may-accept-senate-budget-bill http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/68526-house-may-accept-senate-budget-bill

THE Legislature may no longer have to form a bicameral conference committee because it is likely that the House will pass the fiscal year 2015 budget as amended by the Senate last week.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Emmanuel T. Erediano - emmanuel@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Wed, 27 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +1000
NMI community in Portland to hold Labor Day bash http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/68511-nmi-community-in-portland-to-hold-labor-day-bash http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/68511-nmi-community-in-portland-to-hold-labor-day-bash

TO celebrate Labor Day and welcome visitors from the islands who want to join family members or visit Oregon, the CNMI community there will host a Labor Day Bash at the Kenton Club in Portland on Saturday, starting at 8 p.m., Pacific time.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Richelle Agpoon-Cabang - richelle@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Wed, 27 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +1000
Administration: Utility overpayment issue is between CUC, Tinian mayor’s office http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/68517-administration-utility-overpayment-issue-is-between-cuc-tinian-mayor-s-office http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/68517-administration-utility-overpayment-issue-is-between-cuc-tinian-mayor-s-office

THE Inos administration yesterday said the utility bills of the Tinian municipal government is an issue between the mayor’s office and the Commonwealth Utilities Corp.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Emmanuel T. Erediano - emmanuel@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Wed, 27 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +1000
Guam dialysis centers post high patient death rate http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/68521-guam-dialysis-centers-post-high-patient-death-rate http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/68521-guam-dialysis-centers-post-high-patient-death-rate

HAGÅTÑA — Data from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services showed all four Medicare-certified dialysis facilities on Guam had patient death rates that were worse than expected, indicating dialysis patients on Guam did not live as long compared to dialysis patients with the same health conditions elsewhere.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Jasmine Stole - jasmine@mvguam.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Wed, 27 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +1000
2 men arrested for beating up drinking buddies http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/68522-2-men-arrested-for-beating-up-drinking-buddies http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/68522-2-men-arrested-for-beating-up-drinking-buddies

POLICE have apprehended two men for beating up two other men over the weekend.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Cherrie Anne E. Villahermosa - cherrie@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Wed, 27 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +1000
Some construction projects don’t have zoning permit http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/68506-some-construction-projects-don-t-have-zoning-permit http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/68506-some-construction-projects-don-t-have-zoning-permit

THERE are construction activities on island that have no permit from the Zoning Office, Zoning Administrator Therese Ogumoro said.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Junhan B. Todiño - junhan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Wed, 27 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +1000
Lawmakers, candidates head to Oregon http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/68525-lawmakers-candidates-head-to-oregon http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/68525-lawmakers-candidates-head-to-oregon

SENATE President Ralph DLG. Torres and two House members will leave the island for Portland, Oregon to attend the 10th Annual CNMI Labor Day Softball Tournament at the Delta Park/Owens Sport Complex where the Commonwealth Election Commission will also hold a registration drive for absentee voters.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Emmanuel T. Erediano - emmanuel@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Wed, 27 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +1000