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Rapadas, Barrett-Anderson address Guam Bar

Rapadas, Barrett-Anderson address Guam Bar

THE Guam Bar Association hosted the penultimate de...

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Hair salon’s cashier accused of identity theft

$18K unauthorized purchases uncovered

A CASHIER at ...

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Three burglary suspects engage cops in car chase

THREE men were arrested by law enforcement authori...

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UOG releases results of mock election for senatorial race

(UOG) – Democratic Sen. Frank Aguon Jr. topped the...

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GEC tackles election preparations, reforms

WITH the general elections merely days away, the G...

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    Ebola readiness

    According to GMH Administrator Joseph Verga, Dr. R. Georgina Calderon, an experienced physician specializing in emergency medicine, was working in Liberia at the start of the Ebola epidemic in West Africa earlier this Read more...

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    Support pre-K program

    This week the department is holding community meetings in each of the four education districts and will spend the rest of the current school year preparing to implement a pilot program with four prekindergarten classes Read more...

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    Later school-day start better for students?

    The data reflected that more students attended the island’s public schools on Wednesday, Sept. 24 – the first late-start professional development day – than on any other day that week.We remain convinced that the Read more...

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    Route 4 enhancement addressed

    This is completely untrue.First, the southern road projects have not been abandoned. On the contrary, over the past several years, the government has spent over $50 million on southern road and bridge projects. Of this Read more...

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    A likely partner in Congress

    We lived in Apra Heights and I attended Truman Elementary and Johnston Junior High. Those were great years. It was during this time that I learned to love swimming as a member of the Naval Station Dolphins Swim Team.Re Read more...

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    Defined Benefit plan members betrayed

    The board says that it "would not support Bill 394-32 if it would harm the fund's fiscal integrity." This, in spite of the fact that the board's own actuaries state that the hybrid plan would increase the retirement fu Read more...

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    Ebola readiness

    According to GMH Administrator Joseph Verga, Dr. R. Georgina Calderon, an experienced physician specializing in emergency medicine, was working in Liberia at the start of the Ebola epidemic in West Africa earlier this Read more...

  • No Image Available
    Support pre-K program

    This week the department is holding community meetings in each of the four education districts and will spend the rest of the current school year preparing to implement a pilot program with four prekindergarten classes Read more...

  • No Image Available
    Later school-day start better for students?

    The data reflected that more students attended the island’s public schools on Wednesday, Sept. 24 – the first late-start professional development day – than on any other day that week.We remain convinced that the Read more...

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    Route 4 enhancement addressed

    This is completely untrue.First, the southern road projects have not been abandoned. On the contrary, over the past several years, the government has spent over $50 million on southern road and bridge projects. Of this Read more...

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    A likely partner in Congress

    We lived in Apra Heights and I attended Truman Elementary and Johnston Junior High. Those were great years. It was during this time that I learned to love swimming as a member of the Naval Station Dolphins Swim Team.Re Read more...

  • No Image Available
    Defined Benefit plan members betrayed

    The board says that it "would not support Bill 394-32 if it would harm the fund's fiscal integrity." This, in spite of the fact that the board's own actuaries state that the hybrid plan would increase the retirement fu Read more...

Friars, Geckos to play for high school football championship

Friars, Geckos to play for high school football championship

(GSPN) – The Father Duenas Friars and the George W...

Duenas proud of daughters’ championship performance

Duenas proud of daughters’ championship performance

EVERY parent of a high school athlete dreams of no...

Bodybuilders gather for Guam championships

Bodybuilders gather for Guam championships

THIS Saturday, Oct. 25, the Guam National Physique...

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All 16 fighters weigh in for tonight’s PXC 45

(GSPN) – With PXC 45 just 24 hours away, the cast ...

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16th Micronesian Cup Outrigger Canoe Race starts today

(MC) – Starting today until Sunday, Guam will host...

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GEDA investor symposium
Frank Chin, chairman of the Public Finance Group of Citigroup, was one of the featured speakers during the Guam Economic Development Authority Economic Symposium, Wednesday, Oct. 22.
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BY JOYLYN MUNOZ

Types of real estate

Saturday, 25 Oct 2014 03:00am

Nowadays, a high school diploma is not sufficient enough to land a decent paying job. It is important to look beyond a “job” and plan for your future and choose a career. Several articles ago, I shared information about choosing a career in real estate and maybe you have. You have taken the basic steps: the pre-licensing c...

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BY GERRY R. PARTIDO

The homestretch

Friday, 24 Oct 2014 03:00am

By this time in 2010, voters were already getting weary of the tired campaigns the candidates were conducting with their requisite mudslinging and character assassination.In this year’s election season, it is really only now that the most vicious attacks have been coming out.The Democrats, for instance, have been painting th...

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BY PAUL ZERZAN

Is Guam dying?

They feel entitled to live off charity in the form of government welfare progr...


BY PAM EASTLICK

Watch your language

There's quite a bit of controversy about just where the original settlers of t...


BY KYLE MANDAPAT

Couples costumes for Halloween

My ex-wife/current girlfriend and I are actually going to be rocking a couples...


BY MICHAEL BEVACQUA

Bombing the public square

I have actually been a fan of his since his “Politically Incorrect” days a...


BY EILEEN BENAVENTE-BLAS

Starting the autumn vacation

Our direct flight from Narita took almost 12 hours. We made better time than w...




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...