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8 hrs ago | Pacific Daily News

Costs outpace wages: Residents talk about making ends meet

Housing and groceries are the expenses residents of Guam spend most of their monthly paychecks on.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

13 hrs ago | Pacific Daily News

Government meetings

For more information, call 472-6940 or 477-8461. * The Police Officer Standards Training, or POST, Commission will meet at 9 a.m. April 17 at Room 5108, Building 5000, Guam Community College Student Center.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Pacific Daily News

TakeCare gives to UOG nursing program

In this photograph, submitted on April 7, TakeCare representatives present the check to UOG officials and nursing students.

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Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Pacific Daily News

Talofofo turns iconic fruit into business

Talofofo Mayor Vincent Taitague is hoping to turn the iconic fruit of his village, the banana, into a thriving business.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, Food Festival

Pacific Daily News

8,000 families could earn more: But increase may not offset lost public assistance

As many as 8,000, or nearly 20 percent of Guam households whose incomes fall below $20,000 a year, might see their take-home pay improve under the recently proposed minimum wage increase.

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Pacific Daily News

Government Meetings

* The Civil Service Commission will meet at 5:45 p.m. April 15 at Suite 6A, 777 Route 4, Sinajana.

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Saipan Tribune

Healthy benefits of bananas make growing your own worthwhile

There are many health benefits to eating bananas. Bananas are a natural mood enhancer due to high levels of tryptophan.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Pacific Daily News

'It is a two-edged sword': Economists see both sides of minimum wage increase

Forum: Roseann Jones, a professor of economics at the University of Guam, center, speaks at the wage and compensation forum held by the Guam Women's Chamber of Commerce at Pacific Star Resort & Spa, Thursday.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Pacific Daily News

Bill adds GRMC as option for nursing scholars

New legislation may give University of Guam nursing scholars a new employment opportunity as a way to repay their scholarships.

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Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Pacific Daily News

Register to vote at UOG on Wednesdays

Certified voter registrars will be at the University of Guam the next few Wednesdays to register students and faculty for the upcoming election.

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Pacific Daily News

Chemist to kick off UOG lectures

Chemist Hendrik Luesch will kick off this year's University of Guam Presidential Lecture Series tonight.

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Pacific Daily News

Beach and bananas: Head down to Ipan for annual festival

By yourself or as a bunch, head down to Ipan Public Beach this weekend and go bananas at Talofofo's 5th Annual Banana Festival.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Pacific Daily News

Sustainability conference returns

The University of Guam Center for Island Sustainability is hosting the 2014 Island Sustainability Conference, "Concept to Implementation: Achieving a Sustainable Community."

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Saipan Tribune

UOG alumna receives prestigious research fellowship

Laurie Tumaneng, a 2013 University of Guam graduate with a double major in Political Science and Sociology, has been awarded the 2014 National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship Program Fellowship.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Saipan Tribune

TakeCare donates $100K to UOG

TakeCare Insurance Company, Inc. has donated $100,000 to the University of Guam School of Nursing and Health Sciences.

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Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Pacific Daily News

Register to vote at UOG Wednesdays

You can register at the Guam Election Commission offices in the GCIC building in Hagta, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., except weekends and holidays.

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Saipan Tribune

UH talk focuses on Marianas environment

The Kewalo Marine Laboratory at the University of Hawaii at Mānoa last week hosted a discussion about environmental issues of the Mariana Islands.

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Related Topix: Oceania, Northern Mariana Islands, World News

Pacific Daily News

Neighborhood blight: Abandoned homes affect quality of life for neighbors

Run-down house: Mangilao Mayor Nito Blas talks about a run-down house near the University of Guam on March 27. Blas said the house was owned by a former school teacher who left the island, and is just one of many abandoned and deteriorating houses around the island.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home

Pacific Daily News

Students help paint mural in Tamuning

Beautifying: University of Guam art students, Island Beautification Task Force staffers and others apply paint to a mural drawn around the Archbishop Felixberto Flores Memorial Loop in Tamuning on Saturday.

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Saipan Tribune

UOG lecture series features chemist

University of Guam president Dr. Robert A. Underwood presents the first speaker in the Presidential Lecture Series of 2014, Dr. Hendrik Luesch, the Debbie and Sylvia DeSantis Chair in Natural Products Drug Discovery and Development, Center for Natural Products, Drug Discovery and Developmen, Department of Medicinal Chemistry at the University of ... (more)

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