Marianas Variety - Marianas Variety - Today's Headlines http://www.mvariety.com/component/content/?view=featured Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:04:42 +1000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Oceania to grant scholarships for young women in sports http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/sports/70592-oceania-to-grant-scholarships-for-young-women-in-sports http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/sports/70592-oceania-to-grant-scholarships-for-young-women-in-sports

THE Oceania Athletics Association will provide up to two scholarship grants to a training program for young women identified as future leaders in the sport.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Emmanuel T. Erediano - emmanuel@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Sports CNMI Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1000
BREAKING NEWS: Governor Inos back on island http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70644-breaking-news-governor-inos-back-on-island http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70644-breaking-news-governor-inos-back-on-island

THE governor arrived Friday morning and met with family and relatives including the GOP campaign managers and running mate Senate President Ralph DLG. Torres, acting Press Secretary Ivan Blanco said.
"Governor Inos is glad to be back home and to see his people whom he dearly missed.  He extends his heartfelt appreciation for the thoughts and prayers to everyone in the CNMI," Blanco added.
"He expressed his request that we all exercise our civic duty to vote and at the same time asked that we continue to respect each other during and after the election process.  We are a good people and should treat each other respectfully as our Lord Jesus Christ taught us, 'Love thy neighbor.' "  
Inos was in the Philippines for what the administration said was a routine medical procedure.

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editor@mvariety.com (Cherrie Anne E. Villahermosa) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:40:45 +1000
Tinian’s military, economic development rests on comprehensive ports master plan http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70630-tinian-s-military-economic-development-rests-on-comprehensive-ports-master-plan http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70630-tinian-s-military-economic-development-rests-on-comprehensive-ports-master-plan

THE economic development of Tinian hinges on the rehabilitation of the Tinian harbor as it relates to both military development and the rise of the casino industry.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Alexie Villegas Zotomayor - avz@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1000
DPW to start road project from American Memorial Park to PIC http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70632-dpw-to-start-road-project-from-american-memorial-park-to-pic http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70632-dpw-to-start-road-project-from-american-memorial-park-to-pic

WITH a few more weeks left before the completion of the Route 30 and Route 33 road reconstruction projects of the Department of Public Works, it has already started planning and designing another project.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Richelle Agpoon-Cabang - richelle@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1000
US Democratic Caucus chairman endorses Kilili http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70638-us-democratic-caucus-chairman-endorses-kilili http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70638-us-democratic-caucus-chairman-endorses-kilili

U.S. Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan has earned another endorsement, this time from the chairman of the Democratic Caucus of the U.S. House of Representatives.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Cherrie Anne E. Villahermosa - cherrie@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1000
Rota’s Marvin Slone Tamangided is Teacher of the Year http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70640-rota-s-marvin-slone-tamangided-is-teacher-of-the-year http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70640-rota-s-marvin-slone-tamangided-is-teacher-of-the-year

“CHILDREN learn in multiple ways. We cannot expect the students to respond to us. We have to respond to our students — teaching to the way they learn.”

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Alexie Villegas Zotomayor - avz@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1000
New casinos, hotels can help bring power rates down http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70624-new-casinos-hotels-can-help-bring-power-rates-down http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70624-new-casinos-hotels-can-help-bring-power-rates-down

THE building of new casinos and hotels in the Northern Marianas should lead to lower utility rates if the owners agree to connect to the grid.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Alexie Villegas Zotomayor - avz@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1000
Halloween destinations tonight http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70642-halloween-destinations-tonight-2014-10-31 http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70642-halloween-destinations-tonight-2014-10-31

TRICK or treating tonight? Check the following destinations:

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Raquel C. Bagnol - raquel@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1000
Another one-man gubernatorial forum http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70636-another-one-man-gubernatorial-forum http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70636-another-one-man-gubernatorial-forum

THE gubernatorial forum organized by the Saipan Chamber of Commerce pushed through Thursday night even though only one of the four candidates showed up: former Gov. Juan N. Babauta, who is running as an independent.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Cherrie Anne E. Villahermosa - cherrie@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1000
Performance evaluation results on jurists’ released http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70635-performance-evaluation-results-on-jurists-released http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70635-performance-evaluation-results-on-jurists-released

THE CNMI Bar Association released the results of performance evaluations undertaken by 30 active members who evaluated three jurists seeking retention in the Nov. 4 elections.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Andrew O. De Guzman - andrew@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1000