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  1. Time to Spring Forward March 8, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    For most Americans, daylight saving time begins in 2015 at 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 8th , when most states spring forward and daylight saving time resumes . The federal government doesn't require U.S. states or territories to observe daylight saving time, which is why residents of Arizona, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam, and the Northern Marianas Islands won't need to turn back their clocks this weekend.


  2. Senate votes to end 2nd special...Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | Samoa News

    ... Senate. One bill was introduced in the House, to establish by law the Shipyard and Maritime Corporation of American Samoa. According to the bill, the corporation is to provide the people of American Samoa and the maritime community proper services ...


  3. 2015 Daylight Saving Time - When DST beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WKXW-FM Trenton

    ... DST, states such as Arizona and Hawaii , as well as places like Puerto Rico , Virgin Islands , Guam and American Samoa , do not adjust their clocks. You can also use Daylight Saving Time as the time to change the batteries in your smoke alarms ...


  4. The Fetal Origins of ObesityRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... it is affected by obesity and diabetes, especially in developing countries. Much of her work has been done in American Samoa and other areas of the South Pacific, where she is looking at the factors that lead to widespread obesity. Longer term, she ...


  5. When does Daylight Saving Time start?Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    ... uced in 1918, according to the National Institute of Standards and Technology . It is not observed in Hawaii, American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and Arizona.


  6. Fed bill introduced for local vote...Read the original story

    23 hrs ago | Samoa News

    A federal measure introduced last month in the U.S. House of Representatives includes a provision which provides for a "federally authorized vote in American Samoa" on the question of U.S. citizenship. This provision was included by Congressman Faleomavaega in the Territorial Omnibus Act of 2013, which covers a wide range of issues - such as minimum wage - for the U.S. territories.


  7. Girl Scout Cookies Get Fancy, Starbucks Says Good-Bye to CDs and Much More in the Latest Week We LoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WWWQ-FM Atlanta

    On this week's special edition of Week We Love, Will Marfuggi is here to give you the latest entertainment scoop, as well as a sneak peek at the newest trends! You know how Starbucks always sells CDs at the front register? Well, not anymore! They've decided to stop selling those shiny round discs because, let's face it, they're nearing extinction! They will still be selling digital downloads, but for you nostalgia lovers out there, CDs will be available until the end of March so get them while they last! There's a new dessert called the American Samoa Cheesecake that is inspired by everybody's favorite Girl Scout cookie! It's layered with caramel, coconut and chocolate and is basically a bigger, creamier version of an old favorite.


  8. Remind Me, Why Exactly Do We Need To 'Spring Forward'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | CBS Local

    ... state of Arizona is EXEMPT from DAYLIGHT Saving Time. Hawaii does not observe Daylight Saving Time either. American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands will not "Spring Ahead or Fall Back." Why make the switch? There are a couple of ...


  9. Daylight Saving Time starts Sunday; time to spring forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday |

    ... p.m. On sunday, sunset will be at 7:07 p.m. All of America (with a few exceptions) make the change: Hawaii, American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and most of Arizona (the Navajo Indian Reservation does make the change) do not make ...


  10. PTK Holiday Toy Drive now underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Samoa News

    ... (left-right) ASCC-PTK president Marietta Lafaele and PTK advisor Toaiva Fiame-Tago. [Photo: J. Kneubuhl] The American Samoa Community College (ASCC) chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) honor society currently has a Toy Drive underway to collect ...


  11. Hawthorne Cat Hires Jeff Klohk as Field Service ManagerRead the original story

    Monday | PRWeb

    ... Cat is the authorized dealer for Cat construction and power equipment in San Diego, Hawaii, Guam, Saipan and American Samoa. Hawthorne sells, rents, provides parts and service, training and emission solutions to various industries including general ...


  12. Get ready for Daylight Saving TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 |

    ... churchgoers are affected." The site also points out that Daylight Saving Time is NOT observed in Hawaii, American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands, and Arizona. The Navajo Nation participates ...


  13. Local services for Women's World Day of PrayerRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2015 | Todmorden Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Women's World Day of Prayer will begin when the sun rises over the island of Samoa on Friday, March 6, and continue until it sets off the coast of American Samoa some 35 hours later.


  14. Breakthrough! Building MaterialsMgO, the 'New Drywall,' is a Miracle in StoneRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2014 | American Reporter

    ... Safety Commission (CPSC) has received 4,051 reports from residents in 44 States, the District of Columbia, American Samoa, and Puerto Rico who believe their health symptoms or corrosion of some metal components in their homes are related to the ...


  15. Unmanned air, ocean drones ace testing off KawaihaeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... and management within the sanctuary system. The agency oversees 14 marine protected areas from Florida to American Samoa. Many of the sanctuaries are large, remote and difficult to travel around, like the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument ...


  16. ASG says ASGERF board - likely...Read the original story

    Saturday Feb 28 | Samoa News

    "It is irrelevant, that the Governor did not select the same persons the board recommended. Frankly, plaintiffs likely evaded their own duty to ASGERF by attempting to circumvent the appointment process and have themselves reappointed without even considering other qualified candidates," is at the basis of the government's response to dismiss the lawsuit filed against American Samoa Governor Lolo Matalasi Moliga.


  17. Why Maine wants to end mandatory seat-belt useRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... a seat belt only when there is another citable traffic infraction. 33 states, the District of Columbia, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands have primary seat belt laws for front seat occupants. 16 ...


  18. Sex offender ordered to leave...Read the original story

    Saturday Feb 28 | Samoa News

    ... be stayed given that the proper documentation is ready for him to depart the territory and remain outside American Samoa during his probation period. Gauta was also ordered to pay a fine of $2,500, register as a sex offender, undergo testing for the ...


  19. 'Knives are Out' Dem under fire for taking on Obama on radical IslamRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Fox News

    ... awarded 20 military decorations for valor in combat including two silver stars and two purple hearts. Born in American Samoa as one of five children, Gabbard moved to Hawaii as a toddler. Her parents, strict social conservatives, were elected to ...


  20. Senator Galea'i: Reimbursement of...Read the original story

    Saturday Feb 28 | Samoa News

    ... the program restored, if possible, and only after all compliance and reimbursement issues were met by ASG. American Samoa Special Service Commission (ASSSC) was the ASG entity charged with AmeriCorps programs in the territory and due to problems ...