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Marijuana rules hazy on home cultivation

ARE qualified patients allowed to grow their own m...

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Governor slams lawmakers for inaction in special session

GOV. Eddie Calvo publicly chastised the leadership...

Navy releases ROD for Mariana Islands Training

Navy releases ROD for Mariana Islands Training

THE U.S. Navy yesterday released the Record of Dec...

General Lizama named Homeland Security advisor

General Lizama named Homeland Security advisor

(Adelup) – The island’s first Chamorro Air Force b...

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Hagåtña precinct suicide case closed

AN INTERNAL investigation found no fault with a Gu...

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    Clear guidelines are in order

    It’s a fair question. At this point, however, responses from government officials are fuzzy.When asked during a public hearing if the draft rules contain any specific provision prohibiting home cultivation, public he Read more...

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    A disappointing performance

    The session was called with only one item to be considered – Bill 130. The bill was introduced by Sen. Michael San Nicolas and was to refinance two of the government’s general obligation bonds to take advantage of Read more...

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    Keep medical marijuana regulations workable

    In keeping with the mandate of the Joaquin "KC" Concepcion II Compassionate Cannabis Use Act of 2013, the Department of Public Health and Social Services is in the process of formulating the rules and regulations that Read more...

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    Time to get the attention of the American people

    But they may have erred. The first possible error is in thinking that the United States government in the body of its congressional House and Senate – not the American people, mind you – will honor the Chamorro peo Read more...

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    Would Jesus hire a lawyer?

    The case of Archbishop Anthony Apuron's California lawyer's letter to Mr. Toves threatening him with legal action for Mr. Toves' charges of sexual abuse of his nephew against the archbishop of the Archdiocese of Agana Read more...

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    A new international agreement

    Iran gives up any aspiration for building a bomb and gets its economy moving forward.The focus of the proposed new treaty is on the prevention of the spread of nuclear bombs, and Iran agrees to not making any. Iran’s Read more...

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    Clear guidelines are in order

    It’s a fair question. At this point, however, responses from government officials are fuzzy.When asked during a public hearing if the draft rules contain any specific provision prohibiting home cultivation, public he Read more...

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    A disappointing performance

    The session was called with only one item to be considered – Bill 130. The bill was introduced by Sen. Michael San Nicolas and was to refinance two of the government’s general obligation bonds to take advantage of Read more...

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    Keep medical marijuana regulations workable

    In keeping with the mandate of the Joaquin "KC" Concepcion II Compassionate Cannabis Use Act of 2013, the Department of Public Health and Social Services is in the process of formulating the rules and regulations that Read more...

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    Time to get the attention of the American people

    But they may have erred. The first possible error is in thinking that the United States government in the body of its congressional House and Senate – not the American people, mind you – will honor the Chamorro peo Read more...

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    Would Jesus hire a lawyer?

    The case of Archbishop Anthony Apuron's California lawyer's letter to Mr. Toves threatening him with legal action for Mr. Toves' charges of sexual abuse of his nephew against the archbishop of the Archdiocese of Agana Read more...

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    A new international agreement

    Iran gives up any aspiration for building a bomb and gets its economy moving forward.The focus of the proposed new treaty is on the prevention of the spread of nuclear bombs, and Iran agrees to not making any. Iran’s Read more...

Strykers lead beach soccer pool

Strykers lead beach soccer pool

(GSPN) – The Strykers FC are in prime position to ...

Fight team of six aims to take over PXC 49

Fight team of six aims to take over PXC 49

SIX fighters entering the ring at PXC 49 on Friday...

Eusebio learns from the pros in Las Vegas

Eusebio learns from the pros in Las Vegas

WHILE J.R. Smith and Gerald Green grace Guam with ...

Guam beats Southern Utah in Babe Ruth game

Guam beats Southern Utah in Babe Ruth game

(GSPN) – A group of 13- to 15-year-old baseball pl...

NBA pros on Guam for clinics and exhibition game

NBA pros on Guam for clinics and exhibition game

(GCC) – Guam’s rising young basketball stars and c...

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BY ZALDY DANDAN

The end is near, again

Saturday, 01 Aug 2015 03:00am

When I arrived here in the fall of 1993, “the high crime rate” was one of the main concerns, and the use of “ice,” known as shabu back home, was “rampant.” It was believed to be coming from the P.I.Many many years later, while reviewing this newspaper’s old issues, I found the following headlines and/or stories: ...

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BY GERRY R. PARTIDO

Wired Guam

Friday, 31 Jul 2015 03:00am

Look at what happened in Saipan. Everything is getting back to normal now, but two weeks ago, when its primary telecom provider went down, life in the CNMI came to a standstill. And it wasn’t just the inconvenience of not having any phone or data service, Saipan was literally closed off from the world. Long distance calls we...

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BY JUAN FLORES

Preparing professional educators

How could their roles as effective educators be influenced by their courses, t...


BY SEN. MARY CAMACHO TORRES

Fitness and performance of duty

Similarly, at his State of the Judiciary Address before the legislature a few ...


BY PAM EASTLICK

Triggers

Earth's 4.5-billion-year history is filled with several turning points when te...


BY MICHAEL BEVACQUA

Hami, i taotao Guahan

Most prominent on their minds was the political status of their island Guam, w...


BY EILEEN BENAVENTE-BLAS

Keeping stress under control

He put a water filter on the ice maker and now our ice is as clear as diamonds...