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Latest real property tax revaluation comes under fire

NICK Captain, president of Captain Real Estate Gro...

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Typhoon Dolphin leaves more than 1,000 without homes

THERE are 1,055 individuals on Guam living in gove...

‘Unified direction’ in DC paving way for military buildup

‘Unified direction’ in DC paving way for military buildup

THE Obama administration and the U.S. Congress hav...

GDOE to meet with federal officials to discuss high-risk status

GDOE to meet with federal officials to discuss high-risk status

IN ANTICIPATION of upcoming meetings with U.S. Dep...

Legislation to integrate GovGuam security cameras scrutinized

Legislation to integrate GovGuam security cameras scrutinized

MEMBERS of the Guam Legislature panned Bill 73-33 ...

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    In support of transparency

    The bill would permit the public auditor’s office to “access tax returns and other information required to be filed or furnished by the taxpayer in the administration of his (the auditor’s) duties, unless such in Read more...

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    Continuing highway work welcome, needed

    We have shared the community’s frustration over the delays and detours during the construction of various projects, and there remain problems to be remedied. But we note the difference between the pothole-strewn Rout Read more...

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    Adequate veteran care is a national obligation

    The issue is not new, but it is no less unjust. When the nation was in need of young men and women to send into harm’s way, those who are, or were, service members responded despite the dangers. It is universally und Read more...

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    Micronesia’s finest once again answer the call

    Though the world looks upon us as many small island nations of a U.S. possession, not knowing of our courage and spirit to stop the enemy’s aggression from further spreading their false idealism and oppression,And as Read more...

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    Thank you

    It was an enormous undertaking but you pulled through and kept power flowing to our customers.Exceptional effort was displayed by Cabras 1 and 2 personnel who controlled the islandwide power system frequency during Typ Read more...

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    Do we ever learn from the past?

    I think, however, most of us probably wonder, in general, what we learn from history. It occurs to us to wonder why: for example, why we exist, and we ask ourselves why we do the things we do.The presidential candidate Read more...

  • Editorial

  • Letter to editor

  • Lifestyle & Entertainment

  • Business

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    In support of transparency

    The bill would permit the public auditor’s office to “access tax returns and other information required to be filed or furnished by the taxpayer in the administration of his (the auditor’s) duties, unless such in Read more...

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    Continuing highway work welcome, needed

    We have shared the community’s frustration over the delays and detours during the construction of various projects, and there remain problems to be remedied. But we note the difference between the pothole-strewn Rout Read more...

  • No Image Available
    Adequate veteran care is a national obligation

    The issue is not new, but it is no less unjust. When the nation was in need of young men and women to send into harm’s way, those who are, or were, service members responded despite the dangers. It is universally und Read more...

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    Micronesia’s finest once again answer the call

    Though the world looks upon us as many small island nations of a U.S. possession, not knowing of our courage and spirit to stop the enemy’s aggression from further spreading their false idealism and oppression,And as Read more...

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    Thank you

    It was an enormous undertaking but you pulled through and kept power flowing to our customers.Exceptional effort was displayed by Cabras 1 and 2 personnel who controlled the islandwide power system frequency during Typ Read more...

  • No Image Available
    Do we ever learn from the past?

    I think, however, most of us probably wonder, in general, what we learn from history. It occurs to us to wonder why: for example, why we exist, and we ask ourselves why we do the things we do.The presidential candidate Read more...

Players shine in first ever All-Star game

Players shine in first ever All-Star game

AS ADVERTISED, the fans were treated to a good sho...

25th Cocos Crossing event concludes

25th Cocos Crossing event concludes

A LITTLE under 200 swimmers made their way down to...

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Oberiano, Hua win golf titles

(NISSAN) – Kristen Oberiano shot a one under par 7...

Legacy wins 4th title for Coach Rosario

Legacy wins 4th title for Coach Rosario

IT HAS been a long, emotional week for Team Legacy...

Bulldogs win emotional repeat

Bulldogs win emotional repeat

IT WAS a bittersweet victory for the now back-to-b...

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Peace Officers Memorial
Clara Mortera, left, wife of the late Guam Police Department Officer Seigfred Mortera; and Gloria Mortera, the mother of Officer Mortera, place flowers before a photo of Officer Mortera during the Peace Officers Memorial service yesterday at the Guam Police Department Memorial Badge Park in Hagåtña. Photo by Matt Weiss / Variety

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BY SEN. MARY CAMACHO TORRES

A successful life

Thursday, 28 May 2015 03:00am

This week’s column is a snapshot of points made to the class that we can all take to heart.In our fast-paced networked world, one often thinks of how our lives will play out on Facebook or Twitter and focuses on the accomplishments that we can communicate online. It’s easy to tweet about accomplishments that should be cele...

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BY PAM EASTLICK

Something for the ladies

Thursday, 28 May 2015 03:00am

Australian researchers at the Queensland University of Technology have conducted a study that says that doctors should be prescribing tailored exercise programs for older women because moderate to high intensity activity is essential to reducing the risk of early death in that age group.The study, conducted by Professor Debra ...

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BY MICHAEL BEVACQUA

Preserving second language learning at UOG

This came in response to recently approved changes to the general education re...


BY EILEEN BENAVENTE-BLAS

Enjoying Tokyo

We arrived Saturday morning, left our bags with the front desk until the 3 p.m...


BY KYLE MANDAPAT

Summer reminders

We see all the graduations, all the vacations – it's summertime. I want to t...


BY SEN. MICHAEL F.Q. SAN NICOLAS

Threat in the lack of public input in public borrowing

Elected officials often anticipate when new borrowing can be done because the ...


BY ELIZABETH HAMILTON

Get a tutor for your child

You may still be able to enroll them in a summer school program, or you can hi...