Marianas Variety - Marianas Variety - Today's Headlines http://www.mvariety.com/component/content/?view=featured Fri, 27 May 2016 08:27:52 +1000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Saipan mayor’s office: Debris-removal program ends on May 30 http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/86503-saipan-mayor-s-office-debris-removal-program-ends-on-may-30 http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/86503-saipan-mayor-s-office-debris-removal-program-ends-on-may-30

THE Saipan mayor’s debris-removal program will end on May 30, Mayor David M. Apatang said as he urged community members to bring out their Typhoon Soudelor debris.

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Woman gets 3 days for throwing rocks at parked car http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/86505-woman-gets-3-days-for-throwing-rocks-at-parked-car http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/86505-woman-gets-3-days-for-throwing-rocks-at-parked-car

SUPERIOR Court Presiding Judge Roberto C. Naraja sentenced a woman to one year imprisonment, all suspended except for three days with credit for one day already served after she pled guilty to throwing rocks at a parked car at 4:10 a.m. on March 21, 2016.

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May 28 last night for Taste of the Marianas http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/86498-may-28-last-night-for-taste-of-the-marianas http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/86498-may-28-last-night-for-taste-of-the-marianas

(MVA) — This Saturday’s, May 28, final night of the 18th Annual Taste of the Marianas International Food Festival & Beer Garden at American Memorial Park will have extended hours up to 11 p.m. and will include two performances by the United States Air Force Band of the Pacific Hawaii.

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Guilty on all counts http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/86473-guilty-on-all-counts-2016-05-27 http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/86473-guilty-on-all-counts-2016-05-27

A FEDERAL jury on Thursday found former Army Reserve member Jordan Jucutan guilty of four counts of wire fraud and four counts of aggravated identity theft for stealing the personal identity information of potential soldiers and receiving referral bonuses under the Army Reserve Recruiting Assistance Program or AR-RAP program from 2007 to 2009.

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Russian ballet stars here to perform ‘Sleeping Beauty’ on May 28-29 http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/86497-russian-ballet-stars-here-to-perform-sleeping-beauty-on-may-28-29 http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/86497-russian-ballet-stars-here-to-perform-sleeping-beauty-on-may-28-29

TWO of the world’s top ballet dancers are on island to perform with the Glushko’s Academy of Performing Arts in “Sleeping Beauty and a Contemporary Concert” at the multi-purpose center on May 28 and 29, 2016. The show will start at 6:30 p.m. on both nights.

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Stakeholders want immediate solution to CW crisis http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/86512-stakeholders-want-immediate-solution-to-cw-crisis http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/86512-stakeholders-want-immediate-solution-to-cw-crisis

MEMBERS of the Society for Human Resource Management want to see an immediate solution to the cap imposed on the hiring of CW-1 workers as they urge the governor and U.S. Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan to work together.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Cherrie Anne E. Villahermosa - cherrie@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 27 May 2016 00:00:00 +1000
Lawmakers say unified position needed to lift CW cap http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/86513-lawmakers-say-unified-position-needed-to-lift-cw-cap http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/86513-lawmakers-say-unified-position-needed-to-lift-cw-cap

SAIPAN and Northern Islands Legislative Delegation Chairman John Paul Sablan said the administration, the Legislature and the CNMI’s delegate to the U.S. Congress should come up with a unified position as one government of the commonwealth and request the lifting of the cap imposed by the federal CW-1 program.

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CUC fires finance chief http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/86514-cuc-fires-finance-chief http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/86514-cuc-fires-finance-chief

THE contract of Matthew J. Yaquinto, the chief financial officer of the Commonwealth Utilities Corp., was terminated on Wednesday.

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