Marianas Variety - Marianas Variety - Today's Headlines http://www.mvariety.com/component/content/?view=featured Thu, 28 May 2015 03:28:20 +1000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Remains of Marine lost off Saipan ID’d after 70 years http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/77315-remains-of-marine-lost-off-saipan-id-d-after-70-years http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/77315-remains-of-marine-lost-off-saipan-id-d-after-70-years

FREDERICKSBURG, Virginia — Each Memorial Day, Ted Darcy announces on his website the identity of a fallen World War II service member long listed as unknown.

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[email protected] (By Kristin Davis - The Free Lance-Star) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Thu, 28 May 2015 00:00:00 +1000
Kilili congratulates 20 new Americans http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/77335-kilili-congratulates-20-new-americans http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/77335-kilili-congratulates-20-new-americans

TWENTY individuals were welcomed by U.S. Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan to the American family following a naturalization ceremony at District Court for the NMI on Tuesday.

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[email protected] (By Richelle Agpoon-Cabang - [email protected] - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Thu, 28 May 2015 00:00:00 +1000
Leepan in Japan to promote NMI http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/77340-leepan-in-japan-to-promote-nmi http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/77340-leepan-in-japan-to-promote-nmi

REPRESENTATIVE Joseph Leepan T. Guerrero is in Japan to attend a conference and, at the same time, to promote the CNMI.

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[email protected] (By Cherrie Anne E. Villahermosa - [email protected] - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Thu, 28 May 2015 00:00:00 +1000
CUC board chairwoman responds to Variety news story http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/77346-cuc-board-chairwoman-responds-to-variety-news-story http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/77346-cuc-board-chairwoman-responds-to-variety-news-story

A DAY after the story broke, Commonwealth Utilities Corp. Board Chairwoman Adelina Roberto issued a statement “to clarify portions of the Marianas Variety news article, printed on Tuesday, May 26, 2015.”

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[email protected] (By Junhan B. Todiño - [email protected] - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Thu, 28 May 2015 00:00:00 +1000
Education officials seek legal opinion on PSS budget http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/77341-education-officials-seek-legal-opinion-on-pss-budget http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/77341-education-officials-seek-legal-opinion-on-pss-budget

THE Board of Education and the Public School System want to know the legal opinion of the attorney general with regard to the governor’s interpretation of guaranteeing PSS a funding allocation of at least 25 percent of the government’s annual budget.

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[email protected] (By Cherrie Anne E. Villahermosa - [email protected] - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Thu, 28 May 2015 00:00:00 +1000
Miss Marianas 2015 Jian Joyner gets a brand new Elantra http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/77348-miss-marianas-2015-jian-joyner-gets-a-brand-new-elantra http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/77348-miss-marianas-2015-jian-joyner-gets-a-brand-new-elantra

2015 Miss Marianas Jian Joyner on Wednesday drove home in a brand new 2015 Hyundai Elantra GLS coupe which was one of her prizes for winning the pageant on May 21.

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[email protected] (By Raquel C. Bagnol - [email protected] - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Thu, 28 May 2015 00:00:00 +1000
Police officer sentenced to two and a half years for attempting to buy ‘ice’ http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/77349-police-officer-sentenced-to-two-and-a-half-years-for-attempting-to-buy-ice http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/77349-police-officer-sentenced-to-two-and-a-half-years-for-attempting-to-buy-ice

ASSOCIATE Judge Joseph N. Camacho sentenced a police officer to two and a half years in jail for attempting to buy methampethamine from an informant during an undercover operation on March 6, 2015.

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[email protected] (By Raquel C. Bagnol - [email protected] - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Thu, 28 May 2015 00:00:00 +1000
To pay CUC, administration seeks Legislature’s help http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/77350-to-pay-cuc-administration-seeks-legislature-s-help http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/77350-to-pay-cuc-administration-seeks-legislature-s-help

THE administration is not commenting on the contract of Commonwealth Utilities Corp. Executive Director Alan Fletcher or on the CUC board’s micro-managing the utility, but did say it is trying to get legislative help to pay what the government owes CUC.

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[email protected] (By Cherrie Anne E. Villahermosa - [email protected] - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Thu, 28 May 2015 00:00:00 +1000
5K ‘Run for Nepal’ fundraiser set for June 6 http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/sports/77339-5k-run-for-nepal-fundraiser-set-for-june-6 http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/sports/77339-5k-run-for-nepal-fundraiser-set-for-june-6

THE Nepalese Community of Saipan, in partnership with the Saipan Young Professionals, is hosting a “Run for Nepal” event on June 6, 2015 to raise funds for Nepal earthquake survivors.

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[email protected] (By Raquel C. Bagnol - [email protected] - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Sports CNMI Thu, 28 May 2015 00:00:00 +1000
‘Samoan Exiles on Saipan’ next month http://www.mvariety.com/community-bulletin-sp-595/77332-samoan-exiles-on-saipan-next-month http://www.mvariety.com/community-bulletin-sp-595/77332-samoan-exiles-on-saipan-next-month

(Press Release) — A nearly forgotten chapter of local history will be highlighted during an upcoming public program hosted by the Northern Marianas Humanities Council next month.

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