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  1. Matson announces lower fuel surchargeRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | Pacific Daily News

    ... announced it will lower its fuel surcharge for service to Hawaii, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and Micronesia, effective Sunday. The fuel surcharge for Guam and the CNMI will drop from 36 percent to 32 percent, according ...

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  2. High surf, wind advisories issued for the MarianasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | Pacific Daily News

    ... tions could be hazardous to individuals in and along the waters of Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. They are advising anyone playing or working in the waters to use extreme caution for the next few days.

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  3. Endangered species proposal gets public hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | Pacific Daily News

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, which has proposed adding 23 species of animals and plants in Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands to the list of threatened and endangered species, has scheduled informational meetings and public hearings later this month.

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  4. USDA invests $47M in fiscal 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | Pacific Daily News

    ... to a press release from USDA. The Western Pacific area includes Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands and the Republic of Palau. The investments included ...

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  5. Matson to cut fuel surcharge for Hawaii, Pacific shipping servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | Business Journal

    Matson Inc. will lower its furl surcharge on its Hawaii, Guam, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and Federated States of Micronesia shipping routes by four percentage points, starting Sunday. Matson Inc. said Monday that it is lowering its fuel surcharge for its Hawaii and Pacific shipping services by four percentage points, starting this weekend, for the third month in a row.

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  6. Matson to decrease fuel surchargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Matson is lowering its fuel surcharge for Hawaii and other Pacific Islands by 4 percentage points as bunker fuel prices continue to drop. The fuel surcharge for Hawaii will be reduced to 31.5 percent from 35.5 percent, to 32 percent from 36 percent for Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and to 37 percent from 41 percent for Micronesia.

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  7. Be aware of realities, mobilize to end itRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | Pacific Daily News

    ... address all of these victimizations. The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Districts of Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands continues to work collaboratively with federal and local partners and our Guam Human Trafficking Task Force and NMI Human ...

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  8. USDA Rural Dev't invests nearly $47M in Western Pacific in FY 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Saipan Tribune

    ... renewable energy and energy efficiency. The Western Pacific includes Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau. Rural Development's ...

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  9. Diversity in action at Fort Vancouver High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | The Columbian

    A family trip to Saipan helped Jonah Benavente appreciate the differences between his father's birthplace in the Northern Mariana Islands and the family's home in Vancouver. A focus on gaining a global perspective will take center stage at Fort Vancouver as it begins a new schoolwide program - the Center for International Studies - in September.

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  10. Federal law mandates feasibility...Read the original story

    Jan 7, 2015 | Samoa News

    The U.S. Defense Department is now mandated by federal law to conduct a feasibility study with the results to be available next year, regarding the establishment of National Guard units in American Samoa and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands - the only two U.S. jurisdictions without such units. The mandate is outlined in provisions of the "National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014" signed into law last week Thursday by U.S. President Barack Obama, after being approved by the U.S. Congress.

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  11. Community Briefs - Jan. 8, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Saipan Tribune

    Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Republican Party president James Ada is calling for a GOP General Membership Meeting to be held this Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, at 10am. The purpose of this meeting will be to hold an election for the Republican National Committeewoman position that is currently not filled.

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  12. Yet Another Ariz. Immigration Law Is Pre-empted by Federal LawRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | FindLaw

    ... appeals from U.S. District Courts in Alaska, Arizona, California, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Northern Mariana Islands, Montana, Oregon and Washington. This blog also features news that would be of interest to legal professionals practicing in the ...

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  13. Northern Marianas to hire Taiwanese people for tourism promotionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | The China Post

    The Northern Mariana Islands, a U.S. territory in the Pacific, is recruiting a tourism ambassador from Taiwan for the second year in a row, its Visitors Authority office in Taipei said Monday. The tourism ambassador will be selected by means of an "Intern to Marianas" campaign and will be paid NT$60,000 to travel throughout the island chain for a week and receive training as a tour guide, the office said.

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  14. On Day 1, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser presses for rights on Capitol HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... federal matters than congressional liaisons from Guam, American Samoa and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Bowser acknowledged Monday that there is a lot of confusion about the District's level of autonomy and that in speaking for ...

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  15. POM Wonderful Wins Suit Against Rival Pomegranate Juice MakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | FindLaw

    ... appeals from U.S. District Courts in Alaska, Arizona, California, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Northern Mariana Islands, Montana, Oregon and Washington. This blog also features news that would be of interest to legal professionals practicing in the ...

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  16. Northern Marianas to hire Taiwanese to promote travelRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2015 | ETaiwanNews.com

    Taipei, Jan. 5 The Northern Mariana Islands, a U.S. territory in the Pacific, is recruiting a tourism ambassador from Taiwan for the second year in a row, its Visitors Authority office in Taipei said Monday. The tourism ambassador will be selected by means of an "Intern to Marianas" campaign and will be paid NT$60,000 to travel throughout the island chain for a week and receive training as a tour guide, the office said.

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  17. Saipan Is The Most Beautiful Place In America You've Never Heard OfRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | Switched

    There's a story, possibly apocryphal, about a federal drug agent who was stationed on a tropical island near Guam -- and every time she called headquarters back in D.C., the conversation would begin like this. Indeed, Saipan is part of America -- it's the most populated of the Northern Mariana Islands, an insular chain with a complicated history that became administered by the U.S. after World War II, and has been a U.S. commonwealth since 1978.

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  18. 2 die after being swept out into oceanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | Pacific Daily News

    ... according to a press release from the Department of Public Safety for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. The group of hikers also included three men, ages 32, 29 and 21, and an 8-year-old girl. The two girls were swept out by waves, ...

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  19. Girl, 6, and boy, 16, die after encounter with rough water in SaipanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 | Pacific Daily News

    ... according to a press release from the Department of Public Safety for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. The group of hikers also included three men, ages 32, 29 and 21, and an 8-year-old girl. The two girls were swept out by ...

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  20. US group launches essay contest for Pinoy studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA The US Pinoys for Good Governance-Marianas chapter (Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and Guam) launched an essay contest for high school and college students to raise awareness on the roles and importance of overseas Filipinos in ...

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