Marianas Variety - Marianas Variety - Today's Headlines http://www.mvariety.com/component/content/?view=featured Mon, 26 Feb 2018 07:48:11 +1000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Another missing tourist at Forbidden Island http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/102503-another-missing-tourist-at-forbidden-island http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/102503-another-missing-tourist-at-forbidden-island

THE Department of Fire and Emergency Medical Services and the Department of Public Safety conducted a search-and-rescue operation for a tourist who went missing after being dragged into open water by a wave at Forbidden Island, late Friday afternoon.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Bryan Manabat - bryan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Mon, 26 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +1000
Former PSS chief’s lawsuit moved to US court http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/102498-former-pss-chief-s-lawsuit-moved-to-us-court http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/102498-former-pss-chief-s-lawsuit-moved-to-us-court

THE lawsuit of former Education Commissioner Cynthia Deleon Guerrero against the elected Board of Education members in their official capacities has been moved to the District Court for the NMI.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Bryan Manabat - bryan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Mon, 26 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +1000
Rep. Vinnie Sablan says DPS should enforce school-zone speed limit http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/102501-rep-vinnie-sablan-says-dps-should-enforce-school-zone-speed-limit http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/102501-rep-vinnie-sablan-says-dps-should-enforce-school-zone-speed-limit

REPRESENTATIVE Vinnie Sablan is asking the Department of Public Safety to enforce the school-zone speed limit as mandated by Public Law 19-40.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Cherrie Anne E. Villahermosa - cherrie@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Mon, 26 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +1000
Senate OKs bill to create 2 more casino commission seats http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/102499-senate-oks-bill-to-create-2-more-casino-commission-seats http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/102499-senate-oks-bill-to-create-2-more-casino-commission-seats

THE Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a measure that will allow for the appointment of a female and a person of Carolinian descent to the Commonwealth Casino Commission which currently has five members.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Cherrie Anne E. Villahermosa - cherrie@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Mon, 26 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +1000
Tourist couple to sue B&B operator http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/102502-tourist-couple-to-sue-b-b-operator http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/102502-tourist-couple-to-sue-b-b-operator

TOURIST couple Yu Xin and Zhao Tian Jiao, who left Saipan on Saturday, said they will pursue a civil case against the operator of a bed-and-breakfast establishment in Kanat Tabla.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Junhan B. Todiño - junhan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Mon, 26 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +1000
IPI’s H2-B workers to arrive in March http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/102506-ipi-s-h2-b-workers-to-arrive-in-march http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/102506-ipi-s-h2-b-workers-to-arrive-in-march

THE first group of the 1,542 construction workers hired by Imperial Pacific International to complete its casino-hotel project in Garapan will arrive in mid-March, according to Eric Poon, IPI’s assistant vice president for construction.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Cherrie Anne E. Villahermosa - cherrie@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Mon, 26 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +1000
FBI agent on Koblerville search: We did not recover remains http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/102507-fbi-agent-on-koblerville-search-we-did-not-recover-remains http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/102507-fbi-agent-on-koblerville-search-we-did-not-recover-remains

HAGÅTÑA (The Guam Daily Post) — Authorities didn’t find what they were looking for when they conducted a search on a Koblerville property Feb. 17, 2018.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Kevin Kerrigan - For Variety) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Mon, 26 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +1000
‘We remember them’ http://www.mvariety.com/community-bulletin-sp-595/102509-we-remember-them http://www.mvariety.com/community-bulletin-sp-595/102509-we-remember-them

(Press Release) — The steering committee of the Compassionate Friends of Saipan has decided to close their organization.

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Celine Cabrera is 2018 Miss Marianas http://www.mvariety.com/special-features/special-events/102508-celine-cabrera-is-2018-miss-marianas http://www.mvariety.com/special-features/special-events/102508-celine-cabrera-is-2018-miss-marianas

CELINE Concepcion Cabrera, 23, was crowned 2018 Miss Marianas on Saturday evening in Hibiscus Hall at the Fiesta Resort & Spa.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Lori Lyn C. Lirio - lyn@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured Special Events Variety Features Mon, 26 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +1000