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Calvo wants GPD overtime expenses cut by up to 20%

IN LIGHT of the police department exhausting its f...

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Hourly wage rates on Guam still lower than US medians

A MAY 2014 Occupational Employment and Wage Statis...

Leon Guerrero takes helm of Guam National Guard today

Leon Guerrero takes helm of Guam National Guard today

RODERICK Leon Guerrero yesterday was pinned to the...

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Resolution seeks $185M in Compact aid

THE leadership of the Guam Legislature yesterday i...

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Hospital gets thumbs up from Joint Commission

GUAM Memorial Hospital passed a recent inspection ...

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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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    Carrying on the fight against diabetes

    We understand that 10 percent of Guam adults are diabetics and the island’s young people are considered to be increasingly at risk as 20 percent of them are considered obese, which is considered a diabetes risk facto Read more...

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    Overtime abuse hurtful

    Recent reports of a Guam police officer who reportedly received more than $50,000 in overtime pay in four months is particularly unfortunate.We have the greatest respect for police officers and the job they sign up for 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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    Support Rainbows; help children

    The event will be held Saturday, March 14, from 5:30 to 9 a.m. at the Micronesia Mall.A lot of children today come from single-family homes or blended-family homes. A high percentage of our youngsters on Guam are curre 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...

  • No Image Available
    Carrying on the fight against diabetes

    We understand that 10 percent of Guam adults are diabetics and the island’s young people are considered to be increasingly at risk as 20 percent of them are considered obese, which is considered a diabetes risk facto Read more...

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    Overtime abuse hurtful

    Recent reports of a Guam police officer who reportedly received more than $50,000 in overtime pay in four months is particularly unfortunate.We have the greatest respect for police officers and the job they sign up for 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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    Support Rainbows; help children

    The event will be held Saturday, March 14, from 5:30 to 9 a.m. at the Micronesia Mall.A lot of children today come from single-family homes or blended-family homes. A high percentage of our youngsters on Guam are curre Read more...

Bulldogs knock Guam down in March Madness

Bulldogs knock Guam down in March Madness

WITH three minutes left, a ticket to the champions...

Former MFL kicker Wood playing for pros

Former MFL kicker Wood playing for pros

FORMER Guam resident and former MFL Champion Pepsi...

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2015 Easter break youth basketball camp

(GBC) – ACAS, a nonprofit educational and sports o...

Seven called up to Matao

Seven called up to Matao

(GFA) – Seven of the top players in Guam’s Budweis...

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Guam Air Guard’s 254th ABG takes TAG Cup softball title

(GUNG) – The Air Guard’s 254th Air Base Group (ABG...

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Getting it Done
Fernando Teguinos has been a general maintenance worker for the Westin Resort Guam for about a year. He said he likes being handy and making a difference at the hotel. He said he gets satisfaction out of putting in a hard day's work.
Photo by Matt Weiss / Variety

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BY GINA TABONARES-REILLY

Dog do’s and don’ts

Saturday, 28 Mar 2015 03:00am

The first couple of weeks are especially important in this process because the way you interact with your new dog during this critical period forms the foundation for the entire relationship.With our experience from adopting four dogs, we were able to learn some strategies worth sharing for future parents of a rescue dog. It i...

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BY JOYLYN MUNOZ

So you think you can rent?

Saturday, 28 Mar 2015 03:00am

Finally! Now this may sound like a lot of fun and may seem like it’s going to be a great time and it definitely can be, only if you have planned this out properly and really put some “thinking” into it! Make this big move the right way. I can remember my first apartment – it was such an exciting experience, but I faced...

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BY ZALDY DANDAN

Finding a way that works

He was admirable: focused, tenacious and practical. Widely perceived as a soci...


BY GERRY R. PARTIDO

Guam can learn from Singapore

But he died having the satisfaction of seeing in his lifetime the city-state t...


BY JUAN FLORES

It still takes a village

What roles would parents and guardians play in supporting the education of our...


BY SEN. MARY CAMACHO TORRES

Ethics training for GovGuam

Government ethics can play an important role in ensuring respect for the law a...


BY PAM EASTLICK

Blunting the needle

She said that when I was a toddler, every time I was approached by any woman i...