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  1. Tri-Marine wants to base their...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Samoa News

    Tri Marine International wants to have all of its boats based in American Samoa, utilizing the government owned Ronald Reagan Marine Railway Shipyard and bringing more money into the economy of this "paradise" - the "best place in the world" - according to the company's chairman Renato Curto. Bellevue based Tri Marine already has ten boats based in Pago Pago and is working on getting the construction of its tuna facility, Samoa Tuna Processors Inc., up and running, investing more than $200 million in the tuna boats and tuna facility.

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  2. Bill to establish National Guard...Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | Samoa News

    Congressman Faleomavaega Eni introduced a bill on Thursday, in the US House, to authorize the Secretary of the Department of Defense to establish a National Guard unit in American Samoa. The measure, co sponsored by Reps.

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  3. Visitors Bureau successfully...Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | Samoa News

    The American Samoa Visitors Bureau continues to sell the territory as a destination for international travelers and its efforts to create another primary industry for our economically strapped islands appear to be gaining ground.

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  4. Tahiti claims most victories in...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Samoa News

    ... Pacific Oceania Region Gene Ridgway to Samoa News via email. On Day Four of the final day of pool play, the American Samoa 15 & Under Girls Charity Saigaio played Lyla Tapusoa from Samoa for the third qualification place at the POJC with the ...

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  5. Samoa Air commences services to...Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | Samoa News

    APIA, Samoa - Samoa Air announces the commencement of services between Savaii and American Samoa starting on Saturday March 16 with the Inaugural flight " Samoa" 501 to depart from Maota Airport at 10am local time for Pago Pago. The flight is the first since the Island was left without any domestic or International services some years ago.

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  6. Oral arguments scheduled in American Samoa citizenship caseRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    " A federal appeals court in Washington, D.C. will be hearing oral arguments in a case involving citizenship rights of American Samoa residents. In 2013, former Guam resident Neil Weare filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of American Samoa residents, arguing they have a right to be United States citizens.

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  7. 1602 prosecutors call Kruse couple "shameless"Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Samoa News

    ... of low-income housing, depriving both the taxpayers of the rightful use of public funds and the people of American Samoa of much-needed affordable housing. They argue that the defendants used these federal dollars to pay off credit cards, buy ...

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  8. Relatives await body to arriveRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Fiji Times

    ... of the Fiji U17 which participated in the Oceania Football Confederation playoffs jointly held in Samoa and American Samoa. Reddy started playing football from the age of ten years and represented A.D Patel Primary School at the U10, U12 and U14 age ...

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  9. US court will hear arguments in birthright case: American Samoans...Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Pacific Daily News

    A federal appeals court in the nation's capital is scheduled to hear oral arguments Feb. 9 in a case related to the citizenship rights of residents of American Samoa. At issue is the fact residents of the territories do not have the same rights as residents in the rest of the United States.

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  10. Port spat puts squeeze on US islandsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | BBC News

    Congestion at ports in the United States has caused food shortages thousands of miles away in the Pacific island territory of American Samoa, it's reported. A dispute between port workers and their employers is behind the slowdown at ports along the west coast of the US, which has led to chaos in the shipping industry.

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  11. ASHSAA 2011-2012 season in 3rd...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Samoa News

    ... and Junior Varsity games. Varsity: SHS 42-FHS 30; Junior Varsity: SHS 32-FHS 25. [photo: Jeff Hayner] The American Samoa High School Athletic Association's (ASHSAA) 2011-2012 boys basketball season, just completed its third week of action, with ...

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  12. Samoa opposition calls to...Read the original story

    Yesterday | Samoa News

    Samoa's newly built wharf at Satitoa Aleipata which was aimed at cutting times for ferry trips to American Samoa has been closed for reasons the government's Ports Authority is not making public. The Tautua Samoa opposition party leader says a recent parliament committee's visit to the public funded project had found the facilities were damaged.

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  13. Unanimous House vote amends ASPA...Read the original story

    Yesterday | Samoa News

    In a unanimous vote last Thursday, the House approved in final reading a Senate bill that seeks to amend the statute which allows the American Samoa Power Authority board of director members to continue to serve after their terms have expired. The terms for ASPA board chairman Asaua Fuimaono and board member Va'a Sokelati are current, while terms for board members Steve Felte, Fanene Morris Scanlan and Norman Okamura have long expired.

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  14. Kids: New York and Seven Other States Affected by Real Id EnforcementRead the original story

    Wednesday | Freshnews

    Phase Three of REAL ID Act enforcement by the federal government began January 19, 2015, directing federal buildings with Security Levels 1 and 2 designations to stop accepting driver's licenses from non-compliant states for admittance, expanding enforcement to "[s]emi-restricted" areas of Federal facilities. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has designated eight states and one U.S. territory as being non-compliant with REAL ID rule requirements and subject to enforcement: Arizona, Idaho, Louisiana, Maine, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New York, Oklahoma, and American Samoa.

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  15. Tragic loss for footballRead the original story

    Wednesday | Fiji Times

    Reddy, who was 16 years old, reportedly drowned on Tuesday while having a swim with his teammates at the Vailoa waterfalls in Savai'i, Samoa. He was part of the Vodafone Fiji under-17 side that took part in the Oceania Football Confederation U17 Championship which was held in Samoa and American Samoa.

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  16. Ammonia leak on purse seiner...Read the original story

    Wednesday | Samoa News

    ... vessel was unloading at the cannery. Samoa News understands that when the ammonia leak became apparent, the American Samoa Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of Homeland Security, the Fire Bureau and the US Coast Guard responded to the ...

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  17. MCC is your College Goal Sunday site on Feb. 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | MLive.com

    ... income tax return: IRS Form 1040, 1040A or 1040EZ Foreign tax return, or Tax return for Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia If participants have not yet filed a tax ...

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  18. On Native GroundPETER Galbraith Pays the Price for Telling the Truth About Afghan ElectionsRead the original story

    Tuesday | American Reporter

    ... 9 A.M. the next morning). Now let's go to CNN. Let's pick the story on yesterday's huge 8.0 earthquake in American Samoa. In very light blue type so faded and so small I can't read it, there is a brief note at the end of the CNN-originated story ...

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  19. VIDEO: Guam, CNMI, American Samoa...Read the original story

    Tuesday | Samoa News

    The Pacific Islands Regional Ocean Partnership or PROP has great concerns over a proposed listing of 66 reef building corals under the Endangered Species Act . PROP is a partnership between the governors of Hawaii, the CNMI, American Samoa and Guam.

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  20. Wisconsin Badgers Lose Recruit Elu Aydon to Gary Andersen, Oregon StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Badger of Honor

    ... He had committed to Wisconsin last October. A 6-2, 296 pound defensive tackle, Aydon hails from Pago, Pago, American Samoa, and currently attends Leone High School. He's considered the best prospect from American Samoa, and the three-star prospect ...

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