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Guam named the 51st US state

Oliver named official Guam-D.C. liaison

PRESIDENT B...

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Report: Adequate Education Act standards not met

GUAM’s public schools are required by law to, at m...

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Classes today at Ordot Chalan Pago Elementary School

STUDENTS enrolled at Ordot Chalan Pago Elementary ...

Alaska senator seeks Jones Act exemption

Alaska senator seeks Jones Act exemption

ALASKA State Sen. John Coghill introduced a resolu...

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Agriculture dept disposes beaked whale carcass at Layon Landfill

THE Department of Agriculture disposed of the 15-f...

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    Statehood by proclamation?

    It was inspired by several ongoing news stories, primarily the March 10 segment on the American territories presented on “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.” In recent weeks, Gov. Eddie Calvo has called for a reso Read more...

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    Support needed for Guam wage earners

    He talked about the impact a wage hike might have on the “employee who’s spent the past 10 years earning less than $14 an hour while his cost of living went up and his family got bigger. Or the employee making $10 Read more...

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    Tax commission offers possibilities

    The Guam tax code mirrors – is “linked” to – the U.S. Internal Revenue Code. However, since the enactment of the federal Tax Reform Act of 1986, Guam has had the authorization to de-link from the federal tax co Read more...

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    A legacy of leadership

    He was the son of Concepcion Meno Cepeda originally from Inarajan and Pedro Cruz Bernardo, the son of a Filipino revolutionary, Guillermo Torres Bernardo, who was exiled to Guam in 1899 from San Juan Rizal.After the Ja Read more...

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    Noni remains safe

    It is interesting to note that for some reason, a study was conducted on noni leaves. Why noni leaves were chosen for testing and (I am assuming) not other leaves that are actually consumed (taro, pumpkin, sweet potato Read more...

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    DOA responds to San Nicolas

    First off, Sen. San Nicolas' letter to Department of Administration acting Director Tony Blaz in regards to the Income Tax Efficient Payment Trust Fund is a nonissue. With all due respect, Sen. San Nicolas has to under Read more...

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    Statehood by proclamation?

    It was inspired by several ongoing news stories, primarily the March 10 segment on the American territories presented on “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.” In recent weeks, Gov. Eddie Calvo has called for a reso Read more...

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    Support needed for Guam wage earners

    He talked about the impact a wage hike might have on the “employee who’s spent the past 10 years earning less than $14 an hour while his cost of living went up and his family got bigger. Or the employee making $10 Read more...

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    Tax commission offers possibilities

    The Guam tax code mirrors – is “linked” to – the U.S. Internal Revenue Code. However, since the enactment of the federal Tax Reform Act of 1986, Guam has had the authorization to de-link from the federal tax co Read more...

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    A legacy of leadership

    He was the son of Concepcion Meno Cepeda originally from Inarajan and Pedro Cruz Bernardo, the son of a Filipino revolutionary, Guillermo Torres Bernardo, who was exiled to Guam in 1899 from San Juan Rizal.After the Ja Read more...

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    Noni remains safe

    It is interesting to note that for some reason, a study was conducted on noni leaves. Why noni leaves were chosen for testing and (I am assuming) not other leaves that are actually consumed (taro, pumpkin, sweet potato Read more...

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    DOA responds to San Nicolas

    First off, Sen. San Nicolas' letter to Department of Administration acting Director Tony Blaz in regards to the Income Tax Efficient Payment Trust Fund is a nonissue. With all due respect, Sen. San Nicolas has to under Read more...

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Genereaux tops Rick’s Reef surfing

(GNI) – Nearly 60 wave riders competed in the Rick...

Hong Kong barely beats Guam

Hong Kong barely beats Guam

(GFA) – Strong, physical play kept thousands of sp...

Seawalkers take GSPN softball masters

Seawalkers take GSPN softball masters

DURING pool play, the Seawalkers defeated Sindalu ...

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Guam Women Masters in cruise control

AFTER early resistance from Team Sakau, the Guam W...

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Thousands turn out for Guam’s largest 5K event

(RIMS) – Pay-Less Markets Community Foundation’s 1...

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Team Andersen celebrates Chamorro Month
Serena Toves, 36th Force Support Squadron child and youth program assistant, shows a Team Andersen child how to husk a coconut during a Chamorro Month presentation on March 26 at Andersen Air Force Base. The 36th FSS hosted activities for Team Andersen children to learn about the Chamorro culture. U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Smoot

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BY MICHAEL BEVACQUA

Tun Mariano Bittot

Wednesday, 01 Apr 2015 03:00am

He was a war survivor, a pioneer in government service and a nationally recognized cultural master for his work in keeping alive the tradition of Chamorro blacksmithing. In honor of him, all my columns this month will be dedicated to chronicling the life of this Chamorro icon and situating him in a wider context of Guam histor...

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BY EILEEN BENAVENTE-BLAS

Celebrating Easter

Wednesday, 01 Apr 2015 03:00am

Christians celebrate the resurrection of Christ but like most religious holy days, there is a secular and commercial side as well.Families with young children will decorate eggs and fill Easter baskets with chocolate bunnies and chocolate eggs. Easter is the second-highest selling time for candy after Halloween. Stuffed toy an...

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BY KYLE MANDAPAT

Things kids are afraid of

Hope all is going well for all of you and I hope you and your family made it s...


BY SEN. MICHAEL F.Q. SAN NICOLAS

Threat: overcrowded Department of Corrections

The report stated that DOC “lacks a prison capacity plan to effectively mana...


BY ELIZABETH HAMILTON

10 activities that help make your baby smarter

Parents do not need fancy flash cards, expensive toys, high-tech toys, classic...


BY GOV. EDDIE CALVO

Expect much from Guam First Commission

Our island is on the advent of a very exciting time in history. Our economic e...


BY PAUL ZERZAN

Working for peanuts on Guam could be a good idea

I am not thinking of mass commercial peanut production. That is (unfortunately...