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Defendant in gang rape case pleads guilty

Defendant in gang rape case pleads guilty

ONE of the five defendants in the alleged gang rap...

Identity of missing Marine released, search continues

Identity of missing Marine released, search continues

SAIPAN – The U.S. Marine Corps has disclosed the i...

Burglary suspect nabbed after car chase with police

Burglary suspect nabbed after car chase with police

A SUSPECTED burglar was arrested after a car chase...

Flores retires as general manager of Guam Power Authority

Flores retires as general manager of Guam Power Authority

TODAY marks the last day that Guam Power Authority...

Arguments for and against marijuana initiative approved

Arguments for and against marijuana initiative approved

GEC on track for Oct. 6 deadline to mail pamphlets...

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    Help spread cheer this holiday season

    The drive is a signature charitable event for the U.S. Marines by which they collect toys or monetary donations for toys for needy children. The toys are then distributed as Christmas gifts for children who would likel Read more...

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    Helping to build the Guam market

    The twice-weekly charter flights between Guam and Khabarovsk, and Guam and Vladivostok in far eastern Russia began in November 2013 and were halted, apparently for financial reasons that have nothing to do with Guam, a Read more...

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    Employed graduates

    Every year, more students graduate from the University of Guam, which has been expanding its program offerings over the years.However, during commencement exercises, we always wonder what happens to the students after Read more...

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    Denial and delusion

    National polls clearly show that President Obama has lost public confidence and trust. Congress – suffering from even lower public confidence ratings – has signed on to his half-baked "strategy" to confront Islamic Read more...

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    Looking ahead

    We are subject to leadership that has failed in spectacular fashion, and we will soon pay the price for our own failure to make the right choices at critical points. The worst of it is our election of a weak and delusi 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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    Help spread cheer this holiday season

    The drive is a signature charitable event for the U.S. Marines by which they collect toys or monetary donations for toys for needy children. The toys are then distributed as Christmas gifts for children who would likel Read more...

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    Helping to build the Guam market

    The twice-weekly charter flights between Guam and Khabarovsk, and Guam and Vladivostok in far eastern Russia began in November 2013 and were halted, apparently for financial reasons that have nothing to do with Guam, a Read more...

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    Employed graduates

    Every year, more students graduate from the University of Guam, which has been expanding its program offerings over the years.However, during commencement exercises, we always wonder what happens to the students after Read more...

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    Denial and delusion

    National polls clearly show that President Obama has lost public confidence and trust. Congress – suffering from even lower public confidence ratings – has signed on to his half-baked "strategy" to confront Islamic Read more...

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    Looking ahead

    We are subject to leadership that has failed in spectacular fashion, and we will soon pay the price for our own failure to make the right choices at critical points. The worst of it is our election of a weak and delusi 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...

Friar defense prevails on homecoming night

Friar defense prevails on homecoming night

THE FD Friar offense has been getting a lot of lov...

Geckos outlast Panthers in 4th

Geckos outlast Panthers in 4th

THE undefeated GW Geckos (4-0) had to use a big sc...

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Lady Adahi shuts out Northern Mix 8-0

(WFPL) –  Lady Adahi and Northern Mix started off ...

Islanders relish in homecoming

Islanders relish in homecoming

NOTHING like starting the homecoming game with an ...

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Tuck loses to Lee via unanimous decision

JON “Super Saiyan” Tuck put forth one of his most ...

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Eat Your Heritage
James Alex Taylor, musical director and founder of the The Birmingham Sunlights, talks about the upcoming “Eat Your Heritage III – Freedom on the Menu, Celebrating Southern Cooking and Gospel Music” event organized by the Guam Humanities Council. Photo by Matt Weiss / Variety

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What they may not know is there is another essential benefit of this traditional nighttime routine – boosting children's brain development.According to researchers at the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) there's a clear indication of a neurological difference between kids who have been read to...

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BY RON MCNINCH

Guam game theory

Monday, 29 Sep 2014 03:00am

If we use the 60-40 limit suggested in the problem, no truly competitive two candidate race will be outside of these boundaries. That is to say, the likely lowest number of votes a viable candidate will receive will be 40 percent and thus, the highest number will be around 60 percent.The main exception to this rule occurs in t...

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BY JOYLYN MUNOZ

Guidelines for renting

In the past, most rental applicants only needed to fill out a rental applicati...


BY GINA TABONARES-REILLY

Dog eat out world

Yes, it’s now good meal wishes for dogs in California after the state signed...


BY GERRY R. PARTIDO

Camacho vs. Calvo

Despite earlier promises not to engage in negative campaigning, political atta...


BY MAR-VIC CAGURANGAN

The rise of Emmanism

It took one young woman from Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry to len...


BY PAUL ZERZAN

Guam schools = commuter prisons?

Grandparents of my students love to watch me teach. Even though they understan...




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...