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New poll shows Republicans with majority

AS IF to underscore the unpredictability of voter ...

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Strike Group resupplies under simulated threat

(USN) – Long gone are the days when U.S. Navy wars...

Over 1,700 permits issued, construction reaches $400M

Over 1,700 permits issued, construction reaches $400M

THE Department of Public Works labeled the state o...

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One-sheet ballot for November election OK’d

THE Guam Election Commission has approved the fina...

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Checks for precinct officials in primary election issued

INDIVIDUALS who worked for the Guam Election Commi...

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    The will of the people

    We would not presume to say whether they made the correct choice – in fact, there likely was not a correct choice, but rather a determination of the will of the people of Scotland. The significant aspect for us is th Read more...

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    Welcome home, doctors

    Guam residents occasionally receive specialty medical care when medical missions from Cedars-Sinai come to Guam to offer medical care. But for the most part, Hawaii, California and the Philippines have been the medical Read more...

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    Bill 398 a dangerous step backward

    The bill would allow establishments selling alcoholic drinks to serve such beverages until 4 a.m. provided there is "live entertainment."The bill would reverse the law requiring such establishments to stop serving alco Read more...

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    I hope I'm wrong

    A few days ago, President Obama, while laying out his nonstrategy for confronting the ISIS evildoers, assured us that ISIS (or his preferred term ISIL) "is not Islamic." Whoa! I'm having a bit of trouble wrapping my he Read more...

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    An appeal to the people of Guam

    As a sign of your commitment to our island please come and encourage others to come along with you. Walk for life! Support the 10th annual LifeWorks Guam candlelight memorial service in memory of loved ones that have d Read more...

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    Officials trying to end solar investment

    We should have figured as much. Persons and businesses investing in solar power do so with the expectation of recouping their investment over years by way of reduced power bills. This will not work with GPA “decoupli Read more...

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    The will of the people

    We would not presume to say whether they made the correct choice – in fact, there likely was not a correct choice, but rather a determination of the will of the people of Scotland. The significant aspect for us is th Read more...

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    Welcome home, doctors

    Guam residents occasionally receive specialty medical care when medical missions from Cedars-Sinai come to Guam to offer medical care. But for the most part, Hawaii, California and the Philippines have been the medical Read more...

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    Bill 398 a dangerous step backward

    The bill would allow establishments selling alcoholic drinks to serve such beverages until 4 a.m. provided there is "live entertainment."The bill would reverse the law requiring such establishments to stop serving alco Read more...

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    I hope I'm wrong

    A few days ago, President Obama, while laying out his nonstrategy for confronting the ISIS evildoers, assured us that ISIS (or his preferred term ISIL) "is not Islamic." Whoa! I'm having a bit of trouble wrapping my he Read more...

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    An appeal to the people of Guam

    As a sign of your commitment to our island please come and encourage others to come along with you. Walk for life! Support the 10th annual LifeWorks Guam candlelight memorial service in memory of loved ones that have d Read more...

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    Officials trying to end solar investment

    We should have figured as much. Persons and businesses investing in solar power do so with the expectation of recouping their investment over years by way of reduced power bills. This will not work with GPA “decoupli Read more...

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Guam Guard to conduct Command Run

(GUNG) – About 200 soldiers and airmen from the Gu...

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Final race in Nissan rainy season series

(GCF) – The third and final race of the 2014 Nissa...

Women’s intermediate soccer kicks off

Women’s intermediate soccer kicks off

(GFA) – Over 100 players from six teams overcame f...

Trio of shutouts in women’s soccer

Trio of shutouts in women’s soccer

(GFA) – A trio of shutouts marked Week 3 action of...

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Bud Kings Masters take down AMC Painting

(FSAG) – In the master division of the Filipino Sp...

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Perdie David has been a plumber for Ajan Jeada Inc. for 10 years. He said he enjoys the plumbing trade and he likes working outdoors.
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BY RON MCNINCH

The myth of mindset

Monday, 22 Sep 2014 03:00am

I don’t say this to be coy or totally in jest, I am actually serious. It is nearly impossible to tell who is going to win in any given election.In following elections, we have all sorts of clues to help us to see how a candidate is doing. The best indicators of future success are an individual candidate’s track record in p...

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BY BRUCE G. KAROLLE

Not so fast for another full-on Mideast war

Monday, 22 Sep 2014 03:00am

Imperialism in any form is extremely resource wasteful and has proved to be inadequate for finding peaceful solutions to human problems. Just take a close look at history.Over 100 years ago, the then-imperial forces of Britain and France drew arbitrary and unfounded territorial boundaries all over the former Ottoman Empire inc...

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BY JOYLYN MUNOZ

Title insurance

Many of you reading this article either purchased title insurance when you sec...


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Addressing FAS migration: It’s not as simple as pudding

In it, the GOP candidate for Congress, Margaret “Pudding” Metcalfe, answer...


BY MAR-VIC CAGURANGAN

Hell hath no fury like a woman whose sister-in-law scorned

But during a private lunch around that time, he could not conceal his indignat...


BY PAM EASTLICK

Coconuts and peppers

The first one concerns the coconut. The coconut is the Swiss Army knife of the...


BY PAUL ZERZAN

Emend trumps marijuana

The biggest argument against the Joaquin (KC) Concepcion II Compassionate Cann...




BY GOV. EDDIE CALVO

Fulfilling a Chamorro dream

Monday, 30 Jun 2014 03:00am

In 1995, they started applying to live on the land our ancestors left us. Some people got land. Sadly, 8,600 Chamorro families are still waiting.For 20 years the dream of the late Sen. Paul Bordallo went unrealized. He created the Chamorro Land Trust Act. He took all the unused government land and placed it in trust for the Ch...

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What strikes me the most, beyond our shared histories and cultures, is the talent we have. I believe our island – and all of Micronesia – can learn from the Philippines in how to nurture our talent, create industries around the arts and humanities, and showcase our people to the world. Too often, we look to the United Stat...

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BY GOV. EDDIE CALVO

Another successful school year

Spring is a time for growth, rebirth and graduations. On our little slice of h...


BY GOV. EDDIE CALVO

Grow with Guam

Kim Solomon, a teacher at George Washington High School, said, “A lot of peo...


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Guam is growing; grow with Guam

Thank you for this opportunity to speak with you today. The governor and I are...


BY GOV. EDDIE CALVO

Economic growth is for you

All around we feel the activity. We can see that Guam is busier. Look at the t...


BY GOV. EDDIE CALVO

It’s time to move forward

I’ll be sending word to Washington in the coming days that Guam’s governor...