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Cedars-Sinai shares Ebola plan with Guam doctors

CEDARS-Sinai Medical Center’s Dr. Spencer Koerner ...

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Calvo calls for legislative session to tackle GPD overtime

GOV. Eddie Calvo has called the Guam Legislature i...

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Input sought on new wastewater treatment plant project

THE Guam Waterworks Authority is asking community ...

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Bill to expand funding for cancer prevention programs

LEGISLATION has been introduced to expand authoriz...

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Art council to present Guam Masters Award

(CAHA) – The Guam Council on the Arts and Humaniti...

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    Serious about mass transit

    If riders can be confident that, making use of the transit system, they will be able to arrive on time for work, school, medical appointments, social engagements and even movie-theater showings, we believe they will ma Read more...

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    Stop the school break-ins

    Most recently, staff reporting to work Wednesday morning found that the office and seven classrooms at B.P. Carbullido Elementary School in Barrigada were broken into and vandalized. It is not the first time the school Read more...

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    A case of library neglect

    Yet, the cooling system at the Nieves M. Flores Memorial Library in Hagåtña has not worked for more than three months, and as a result the main branch of the public library will be closed for at least another month. 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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    Implement the Hybrid Plan while pursuing Social Security

    Despite extensive, but unsuccessful, efforts since 1974 to participate in Social Security, GovGuam employees remain precariously perched on a two-legged stool for retirement: personal savings and employer-provided pens Read more...

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    Serious about mass transit

    If riders can be confident that, making use of the transit system, they will be able to arrive on time for work, school, medical appointments, social engagements and even movie-theater showings, we believe they will ma Read more...

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    Stop the school break-ins

    Most recently, staff reporting to work Wednesday morning found that the office and seven classrooms at B.P. Carbullido Elementary School in Barrigada were broken into and vandalized. It is not the first time the school Read more...

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    A case of library neglect

    Yet, the cooling system at the Nieves M. Flores Memorial Library in Hagåtña has not worked for more than three months, and as a result the main branch of the public library will be closed for at least another month. 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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    Implement the Hybrid Plan while pursuing Social Security

    Despite extensive, but unsuccessful, efforts since 1974 to participate in Social Security, GovGuam employees remain precariously perched on a two-legged stool for retirement: personal savings and employer-provided pens Read more...

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2014 Ko'ko' race makes history

(GVB) –The Guam Visitors Bureau welcomed local and...

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Angels, Giants top playoff Sunday

THE Saints dominated Saturday in the GNYFF, but Su...

Geckos win against Cougars, reclaim girls volleyball title

Geckos win against Cougars, reclaim girls volleyball title

THE UOG Field House was jampacked with fans, camer...

Turning mistakes into life lessons

Turning mistakes into life lessons

ON WEDNESDAY, Oct. 8, the IIAAG High School Cross ...

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Juice takes down Lady Rangers 9-1

(WFPL) – In Bud Light Women’s Fast Pitch weekend a...

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Ko'ko' Half Marathon and Ekiden Relay
Japan's Satoko Uetani was the first female runner to cross the finish line at the 2014 Guam Ko'ko' Half Marathon and Ekiden Relay.
Photo courtesy of Expressions Studio

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BY RON MCNINCH

Final two weeks: no mercy

Monday, 20 Oct 2014 03:00am

As I have said in previous columns, this has been a very unique governor’s race and there has been a lot of grassroots activity going on. On the other hand, Gov. Calvo has a strong advantage of incumbency and the power of earned or virtually free media due his current office.As this election season soldiers on, it is apparen...

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Federal patronage crimes can be grouped into two categories: those that limit political activity based on federal employment or workplace, and those that limit the activities of those administering federal programs or receiving federal benefits.Limitations on Federal employees and federal workplaces include:No solicitation of ...

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BY JOYLYN MUNOZ

Home landscaping

Well, who wouldn’t want a beautiful home? It is your pride and joy and most ...


BY BRUCE G. KAROLLE

Culture and behavior

Cognitive pertains to the mental grasp of language and ideas. Dissonance has t...


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Micronesia is what it is

He has lived and worked in Micronesia since 1963. If you want to know anything...


BY MAR-VIC CAGURANGAN

Hate me; this is a racist column

Written on the meme is a jest that reads: “Just so you know, I'm wearing thi...


BY PAUL ZERZAN

Domination is not leadership

On the activists’ Facebook page they say their protests were triggered by th...




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...