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Adelup circular claims GVB shortchanged

Cruz insists bureau received annual increase

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Archbishop: Same-sex marriage is not about gay rights

GUAM’S Catholic leader continues to speak out agai...

First female commander takes over at NavFac Marianas

First female commander takes over at NavFac Marianas

THE first woman to take command of Naval Facilitie...

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Another Guard member accused of recruitment fraud

ANOTHER former member of the Guam Army National Gu...

CCU approves $400M for GPA operations, maintenance

CCU approves $400M for GPA operations, maintenance

NEARLY $400 million has been approved by the Conso...

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    Appeals court decision lauded

    Hopefully, it puts to an end the sordid chapter of government of Guam financial management history during which money was withheld from the people to whom it belonged to cover government expenses.As we have opined, the Read more...

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    Kudos for storm relief efforts

    Essentially every organization – including informal groups who came together just for Typhoon Soudelor relief efforts – that was in a position to do so, raised funds or collected donations of needed materials to as Read more...

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    Property tax mess a disservice to residents

    According to Department of Revenue and Taxation officials, about 21,700 notices of delinquent property taxes representing an estimated $21.4 million in unpaid taxes were sent to Guam taxpayers. The Variety, however, di Read more...

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    In support of new alternative school program

    While we are working hard to change the model of the alternative program, we are also paying attention to our home schools so that the changes being made do not leave them without necessary support. For instance, at th Read more...

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    Standing by allegations against the archbishop

    Archbishop Anthony S. Apuron, you must cease and desist as I will not. I invite your lawsuit happily. Do what you say as I do not fear you or Adrian Cristobal.You are destroying our Mother's Church, Our Lady of Kamalen Read more...

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    Response on decolonization

    Although it was full of inaccuracies and colorful embellishments, it calls attention to a meeting the media should have covered.The media should also investigate claims that the Guam Commission on Decolonization is in Read more...

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    Appeals court decision lauded

    Hopefully, it puts to an end the sordid chapter of government of Guam financial management history during which money was withheld from the people to whom it belonged to cover government expenses.As we have opined, the Read more...

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    Kudos for storm relief efforts

    Essentially every organization – including informal groups who came together just for Typhoon Soudelor relief efforts – that was in a position to do so, raised funds or collected donations of needed materials to as Read more...

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    Property tax mess a disservice to residents

    According to Department of Revenue and Taxation officials, about 21,700 notices of delinquent property taxes representing an estimated $21.4 million in unpaid taxes were sent to Guam taxpayers. The Variety, however, di Read more...

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    In support of new alternative school program

    While we are working hard to change the model of the alternative program, we are also paying attention to our home schools so that the changes being made do not leave them without necessary support. For instance, at th Read more...

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    Standing by allegations against the archbishop

    Archbishop Anthony S. Apuron, you must cease and desist as I will not. I invite your lawsuit happily. Do what you say as I do not fear you or Adrian Cristobal.You are destroying our Mother's Church, Our Lady of Kamalen Read more...

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    Response on decolonization

    Although it was full of inaccuracies and colorful embellishments, it calls attention to a meeting the media should have covered.The media should also investigate claims that the Guam Commission on Decolonization is in Read more...

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Excitement builds for Triple J all-star game

FOOTBALL is a long-beloved sport on Guam dating ba...

Santos: A Gecko quarterback’s final run

Santos: A Gecko quarterback’s final run

SENIOR Brendan Santos returns this 2015 high schoo...

Knights top visiting Dolphins

Knights top visiting Dolphins

THE St. John Knights were flawless Tuesday night a...

Junior golfers in Taiwan for Asia-Pacific championship

Junior golfers in Taiwan for Asia-Pacific championship

AT THE invitation of the Asia Pacific Junior Golf ...

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GCC golf tourney set for Oct. 3 at Leo Palace

GUAM Community College will hold its 2015 Par Exce...

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Michael Ysrael, of Tanota Partners, right, delivers his remarks during the groundbreaking ceremony yesterday for the new Ysrael Science and Technology Hall at the Santa Barbara Catholic School in Dededo. Photo by Norman Taruc / For Variety

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BY JOYLYN MUNOZ

Should you get a home inspection?

Saturday, 29 Aug 2015 03:00am

The buyer normally pays for this inspection. A home inspection will inform you of all the problems a home poses, and it will also alert you to problems it may have in the future. In addition, it can also be used to help negotiate the price of the home.1. Finding a professional inspectorBe sure to ask the inspector if the inspe...

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BY ZALDY DANDAN

The notorious Typhoon Kim

Saturday, 29 Aug 2015 03:00am

But not a lot of people remember Jean’s fury, and if you ask old-timers, they are likely to compare Soudelor with Kim which did not hit Saipan although it brought torrential rains and winds that some say were over 200 mph as it moved north of the island on Wednesday, Dec. 3, 1986.A German lady who was here on that day later ...

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BY GERRY R. PARTIDO

The lessons of Saipan

The government and the residents of the CNMI can’t really be blamed for seem...


BY JUAN FLORES

Supporting those without a high school diploma

What measures could be taken to give the young adults a second chance at earni...


BY PAM EASTLICK

Practical science

A lot of people believe this, including a lot of scientists and universities, ...


BY SEN. MARY CAMACHO TORRES

Little package, big price tag

We’re elated he arrived into the world healthy, and recognize that so many g...


BY MICHAEL BEVACQUA

Tsunami in words

I had the chance to speak to several residents, one of whom was Yoko Ito. On t...