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Bank robber sentenced to 21 years

Bank robber sentenced to 21 years

First bank robbery conviction in Superior Court of...

GDOE questioned on funding for planned state preschool

GDOE questioned on funding for planned state preschool

THE committee on appropriations recently convened ...

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Court to hear motion for release of Seleznev

THE U.S. District Court of Guam will hear on Wedne...

Guam Power Authority’s resource plan forum now online

Guam Power Authority’s resource plan forum now online

THE Guam Power Authority has posted presentations ...

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Man gets 15 years for manslaughter

TWENCY Luku, 26, who admitted to the manslaughter ...

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    Be responsible for education

    Guam Department of Education personnel are preparing by ensuring it has an adequate number of qualified teachers and the proper number of textbooks; that classrooms, furniture and equipment are clean and conducive to l Read more...

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    Fund hospital, schools

    At the same time government surpluses and favorable bond ratings were being reported and saluted, the administrator of the government’s hospital reported last week to the Guam Legislature that Guam Memorial Hospital Read more...

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    Encourage renewable energy

    With the rising cost of oil, the resolve to develop real alternatives to fossil fuels has been strengthened. The rate of advances in renewables technology has quickened substantially in recent years, and the price and Read more...

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    Our health care system

    Reference the recent shocking decision by the Federal Appeals Court in Washington, D.C. on July 22 - a ruling that millions presently registered under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA or ACA) or Ob Read more...

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    Not so fast, Israel!

    At that time, the new state of Israel enjoyed considerable sympathy in Europe and in the United States – most likely as a result of guilt and shame over the Holocaust. And our support for Israel was based on a misund Read more...

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    A tribute to Guam’s liberators

    I took time out to create/adapt additional lyrics to the ever-popular “Uncle Sam, Please Come Back to Guam” song. I arranged the music for four-part a capella singing, and performed it before the vets and their fam Read more...

  • Editorial

  • Letter to editor

  • Lifestyle & Entertainment

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    Be responsible for education

    Guam Department of Education personnel are preparing by ensuring it has an adequate number of qualified teachers and the proper number of textbooks; that classrooms, furniture and equipment are clean and conducive to l Read more...

  • No Image Available
    Fund hospital, schools

    At the same time government surpluses and favorable bond ratings were being reported and saluted, the administrator of the government’s hospital reported last week to the Guam Legislature that Guam Memorial Hospital Read more...

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    Encourage renewable energy

    With the rising cost of oil, the resolve to develop real alternatives to fossil fuels has been strengthened. The rate of advances in renewables technology has quickened substantially in recent years, and the price and Read more...

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    Our health care system

    Reference the recent shocking decision by the Federal Appeals Court in Washington, D.C. on July 22 - a ruling that millions presently registered under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA or ACA) or Ob Read more...

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    Not so fast, Israel!

    At that time, the new state of Israel enjoyed considerable sympathy in Europe and in the United States – most likely as a result of guilt and shame over the Holocaust. And our support for Israel was based on a misund Read more...

  • No Image Available
    A tribute to Guam’s liberators

    I took time out to create/adapt additional lyrics to the ever-popular “Uncle Sam, Please Come Back to Guam” song. I arranged the music for four-part a capella singing, and performed it before the vets and their fam Read more...

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Guam volleyball teams dominate Micro Games

OVER the past few days, most of the outdoor sporti...

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GUNG Taotaomona 5K rescheduled to August

(GUNG) – The Guam National Guard Taotaomona 5K Run...

Guam scores a handful against CNMI, advances to semis in Taipei

Guam scores a handful against CNMI, advances to semis in Taipei

Matao and Masakada hold all teams scoreless

SINCE M...

Horton edges out Martin to win Summer Race Series

Horton edges out Martin to win Summer Race Series

THE Guam Cycling Federation yesterday wrapped up t...

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Guam national basketball player signs with New Zealand Breakers

TAI Wesley, who plays for the Guam National Basket...

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Aviation training
U.S. Air Force Maj. Weston Turner, 18th Operations Support Squadron F-15C Eagle instructor pilot, performs pre-flight checks before takeoff for aviation training relocation to Guam on Kadena Air Base, Japan. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Maeson L. Elleman

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BY DR. VINCE AKIMOTO

At the movies

Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 03:00am

Leisure reading is almost out of the question and we cut cable TV several years ago when my wife noticed that the family wasn’t getting any work done when “The Simpsons” were on. Don’t ask me about “Game of Thrones.”Last Friday evening after clinic, the family and I decided to go to the movies. Now, I will admit th...

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Getting an adequate amount of nighttime sleep is just as important as healthy eating and exercise for children’s development.Children who do not get enough sleep exhibit difficulties with attention, are easily frustrated and have difficulty controlling their emotions. According to the National Center on Sleep Disorders Resea...

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BY RON MCNINCH

Election elements 2014

For the most part, people have a strong idea about the basic elements and who ...


BY JOYLYN MUNOZ

Property management

If you fall in any of these categories, you may want to consider hiring a prop...


BY GINA TABONARES-REILLY

Pet costs

I was astounded to know that four of the five pet owners got their dogs becaus...


BY MAR-VIC CAGURANGAN

The myth of the Dededo bloc

To be honest, I have no political strategy to offer the first-time candidates ...


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ADA implementation on Guam

The full intent of the ADA is to assure equality of opportunity, full particip...




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...