Marianas Variety - Marianas Variety - Today's Headlines http://www.mvariety.com/component/content/?view=featured Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:05:26 +1000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb BREAKING NEWS: Jurors find Qiong Lu Pua guilty of conspiracy to defraud US http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/78994-breaking-news-jurors-find-qiong-lu-pua-guilty-of-conspiracy-to-defraud-us http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/78994-breaking-news-jurors-find-qiong-lu-pua-guilty-of-conspiracy-to-defraud-us

HER case involves marriage fraud to obtain green cards. More details to follow.

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editor@mvariety.com (Andrew O. De Guzman) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:04:33 +1000
Demapan supports referendum on military proposal http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/78992-demapan-supports-referendum-on-military-proposal http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/78992-demapan-supports-referendum-on-military-proposal

REPRESENTATIVE Angel Demapan says he supports the Pacific Islands Society’s call for a referendum on the proposed military training exercises on Tinian and Pagan.

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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 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +1000
DPS chief vows to resolve problem at Motor Vehicles http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/78991-dps-chief-vows-to-resolve-problem-at-motor-vehicles http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/78991-dps-chief-vows-to-resolve-problem-at-motor-vehicles

DEPARTMENT of Public Safety Commissioner James Deleon Guerrero says he will ensure that technical problems at the Bureau of Motor Vehicles are fixed as soon as possible.

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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 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +1000
20th Tournament of Champions this weekend http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/78967-20th-tournament-of-champions-this-weekend http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/78967-20th-tournament-of-champions-this-weekend

(Press Release) — With over hundreds of thousands of dollars in prizes at stake, this weekend’s Tournament of Champions promises to be the most exciting one yet in its 20-year history.

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A birthday gift of peace http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/78989-a-birthday-gift-of-peace http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/78989-a-birthday-gift-of-peace

(Stellar Marianas) — Plummeting to the earth while skydiving with Skydive Saipan recently, 2015 Miss Marianas Jian Joyner was startled by the images that filled her mind.

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Jurors begin deliberations in immigration fraud case http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/78990-jurors-begin-deliberations-in-immigration-fraud-case http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/78990-jurors-begin-deliberations-in-immigration-fraud-case

JURORS on late Thursday afternoon started deliberating on the case against Qiong Lu Pua who was charged with conspiracy to defraud the United States in an immigration matter.

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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 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +1000
August 1 to 7 is Breastfeeding Week http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/78987-august-1-to-7-is-breastfeeding-week http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/78987-august-1-to-7-is-breastfeeding-week

TODAY, Friday, CNMI mothers will join their counterparts all over the world to celebrate August 1 to 7 as World Breastfeeding Week.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Richelle Agpoon-Cabang - richelle@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +1000
Disturbance still developing, tracking toward Marianas http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/78984-disturbance-still-developing-tracking-toward-marianas http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/78984-disturbance-still-developing-tracking-toward-marianas

HAGÅTÑA — The tropical disturbance that meteorologists are monitoring in the area still appears to be tracking toward the Marianas and is developing, according to a special weather statement from the National Weather Service.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Jasmine Stole - jasmine@mvguam.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +1000
DPS rescues 4 fishermen on Rota http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/78982-dps-rescues-4-fishermen-on-rota http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/78982-dps-rescues-4-fishermen-on-rota

(DPS) — On July 25, 2015, at 7:59 a.m., the Rota Department of Public Safety was notified of a vessel that ran aground on the north side of Rota (As Dudu’ area). Four male Filipinos were requesting assistance.

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Council for Chamorro Advancement urges HPO to include ancient burial site in national registry http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/78979-council-for-chamorro-advancement-urges-hpo-to-include-ancient-burial-site-in-national-registry http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/78979-council-for-chamorro-advancement-urges-hpo-to-include-ancient-burial-site-in-national-registry

THE Council for Chamorro Advancement says the Division of Historic Preservation should include the Anaguan village and burial site in the National Registry of Historic Places.

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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 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +1000