Marianas Variety - Marianas Variety - Today's Headlines http://www.mvariety.com/component/content/?view=featured Fri, 21 Jul 2017 02:29:05 +1000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Report: Guam drug cases rise by 47% http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/97069-report-guam-drug-cases-rise-by-47 http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/97069-report-guam-drug-cases-rise-by-47

HAGÅTÑA (The Guam Daily Post) — The island’s growing drug problem, as seen in a spate of drug arrests and raids in recent months, is mirrored in the number of cases in the Superior Court of Guam.

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Potential tourist site located in Sabana, Rota http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/97052-potential-tourist-site-located-in-sabana-rota http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/97052-potential-tourist-site-located-in-sabana-rota

ROTA (Press Release) — In efforts to promote, cultivate, and preserve our island beauty, Rota continues to identify areas in which tourist and other visitors from our neighboring islands and abroad may witness and understand historical significance of our sites and simply experience an adventure during their visit.

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Saipan mayor’s office to complete flower-basket project by December http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/97066-saipan-mayor-s-office-to-complete-flower-basket-project-by-december http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/97066-saipan-mayor-s-office-to-complete-flower-basket-project-by-december

SAIPAN Mayor David M. Apatang said the project to hang flower baskets on Beach Road lamp posts is now in progress.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Junhan B. Todiño - junhan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +1000
Simiyan Manaina-ta’s passion for local culture http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/97075-simiyan-manaina-ta-s-passion-for-local-culture http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/97075-simiyan-manaina-ta-s-passion-for-local-culture

IN 2014, Simiyan Manaina-ta or Legacy of our Ancestors was formed to promote the uniqueness of Chamorro culture through visual and performing arts.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Junhan B. Todiño - junhan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +1000
Community urged to call for smoke-free bars, other establishments http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/97076-community-urged-to-call-for-smoke-free-bars-other-establishments http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/97076-community-urged-to-call-for-smoke-free-bars-other-establishments

NON-COMMUNICABLE Disease Bureau Administrator Becky Robles is hoping that community members will continue to call for 24-hour, smoke-free bars and other establishments.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Lori Lyn C. Lirio - lyn@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +1000
Boat captain accused of child abuse http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/97078-boat-captain-accused-of-child-abuse http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/97078-boat-captain-accused-of-child-abuse

A BOAT captain was arrested after being accused of inappropriately touching a 14-year-old girl on New Year’s Day.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Bryan Manabat - bryan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +1000
BOE honors MHS Rhythm ‘N Harmony music director http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/97080-boe-honors-mhs-rhythm-n-harmony-music-director http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/97080-boe-honors-mhs-rhythm-n-harmony-music-director

PAUL Dujua, musical and artistic director of Marianas High School’s award-winning Glee Club, Rhythm ‘N Harmony, received special recognition on Thursday from the Board of Education for his invaluable contributions to the arts.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Lori Lyn C. Lirio - lyn@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +1000
Imperial Pacific to complete 15 villas by January http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/97081-imperial-pacific-to-complete-15-villas-by-january http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/97081-imperial-pacific-to-complete-15-villas-by-january

IMPERIAL Pacific International says it expects to complete the construction of 15 villas by Jan. 2018 and the construction of 374 hotel rooms by Aug. 2018.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Cherrie Anne E. Villahermosa - cherrie@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +1000
Del Rosario, Finance settle MV Luta lawsuit http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/97082-del-rosario-finance-settle-mv-luta-lawsuit http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/97082-del-rosario-finance-settle-mv-luta-lawsuit

TAXPAYER John Del Rosario and Finance Secretary Larissa Larson have settled the outstanding claims in the lawsuit he filed over the $400,000 in government funds provided to Luta Mermaid LLC/MV Luta.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Bryan Manabat - bryan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +1000