Marianas Variety - Marianas Variety - Today's Headlines http://www.mvariety.com/component/content/?view=featured Fri, 01 Aug 2014 10:28:26 +1000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Inos reiterates support for Kilili http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/67747-inos-reiterates-support-for-kilili http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/67747-inos-reiterates-support-for-kilili

GOVERNOR Eloy S. Inos yesterday joined U.S. Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan in filing his candidacy with the Commonwealth Election Commission, and reiterated his support for the lawmaker, saying “we still have unfinished business.”

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Student volunteers clean up beaches http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/67735-student-volunteers-clean-up-beaches http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/67735-student-volunteers-clean-up-beaches

TOURISM, as the only industry of the CNMI, should be promoted by ensuring that the destination is clean and safe, according to a student who joined a cleanup activity from Oleai Park to Sugar Dock yesterday.

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Inos to ask Best Sunshine to invest in transportation http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/67740-governor-will-ask-best-sunshine-to-invest-in-transportation-business http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/67740-governor-will-ask-best-sunshine-to-invest-in-transportation-business

GOVERNOR Eloy S. Inos said he will encourage casino license applicant Best Sunshine to invest in transportation to help provide inter-island service to the CNMI.

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House passes cigarette tax hike http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/67749-house-passes-cigarette-tax-hike-2014-08-01 http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/67749-house-passes-cigarette-tax-hike-2014-08-01

THE House of Representatives yesterday passed a measure that raises cigarette tax by 75 cents over the next three years and by another $1 the following year.

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Inos wants casino on private land http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/67746-inos-wants-casino-on-private-land http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/67746-inos-wants-casino-on-private-land

GOVERNOR Eloy S. Inos said yesterday the casino investor should build its integrated resort on private land.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Emmanuel T. Erediano - emmanuel@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +1000
17 complete hospitality certification program http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/67739-17-complete-hospitality-certification-program http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/67739-17-complete-hospitality-certification-program

GOVERNMENT officials and businesspersons lauded the 17 students who completed a hospitality certification program yesterday.

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Lottery Commission extends escrow deal http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/67748-lottery-commission-extends-escrow-deal http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/67748-lottery-commission-extends-escrow-deal

THE Lottery Commission yesterday extended the escrow agreement for another 30 days but this does not mean that the issuance of the exclusive Saipan casino license will take that long.

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