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News on American Samoa continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

10 hrs ago | Samoa News

FBI agents arrive in territory to...

Remember the 1602 Program, the low-income housing grants administered by the Development Bank of American Samoa? A fact-finding mission into the program is why agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation are in the territory, arriving on Monday night's flight, says Special Agent Tom Simon, a spokesman for the Bureau in Honolulu, Hawai'i.

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Related Topix: US Federal Bureau of Investigation, US News, Oceania, World News

17 hrs ago | Samoa News

Lolo-Lemanu VS Faoa-Taufete'E in...

A look at the Election Office training room where the absentee ballots for the gubernatorial race was counted on Nov. 6th.

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21 hrs ago | Samoa News

On the Campaign Trail 2012

Candidates for governor and Lt. governor Lolo Letalu Moliga and Senator Lemanu Peleti Mauga told members of American Samoa Chamber of Commerce Thursday that partnerships between the public and private sectors of the territory must be developed to provide the services needed by the people for economic success.

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22 hrs ago | Samoa News

AG Afoa orders Vaetagaloa Glen...

The legal battle between Vaetagaloa Glen Lefiti and the American Samoa Government has come to an end, with the ASG withdrawing its appeal.

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Yesterday | Samoa News

Three cruise ships scheduled for...

Three cruise ship are scheduled to call into the Port of Pago Pago for October with the first set to sail into port, Tuesday, Oct. 2. The 'Rhapsody of the Seas' arrives around 8 a.m. from Lahaina, Hawai'i and departs around 5 p.m. for Apia, Samoa, according to the American Samoa Visitor's Bureau schedule.

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Related Topix: Samoa, Oceania, Honolulu, HI

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Samoa News

BLOG: Minimum Wage, a simple fact...

The right wing would have us believe that the secret to success is less government intervention and less help for the common man.

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PennLive.com

Minimum wage hikes kill jobs: PennLive letters

Pennsylvania's small business owners would pay workers $1 a day if they could - so says Senator Daylin Leach in his recent op-ed, "A Minimum Wage Hike is Long Past Due."

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, Oceania, World News, Opinion

Samoa News

1,000 strong - StarKist entertains at Flag Day

After 50-years as a part of the American Samoa family, StarKist Samoa says 2014 is the first time that the largest private employer in the territory has been invited to participate in the siva and pese.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, Eni Faleomavaega, Democrat, US News, Oceania, World News

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Samoa News

Court Report

TOKEI SIUA JAILED IN DRUG CASE Chief Justice Michael Kruse sentenced Tokei Siua to 20 months in jail, as part of his five years probation sentence.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Samoa News

Op-Ed: Meet Bahrain's Best Friend...

Last year, as the government of Bahrain violently suppressed an Arab Spring protest movement, an unlikely champion of the small Gulf nation emerged on Capitol Hill in Washington: Democratic Rep. Eni Faleomavaega, the delegate from American Samoa.

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Samoa News

ASG office to stay open in Hawaii

In an unsurprising move, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga is keeping open the American Samoa Government's office in Hawai'i and yesterday appointed Afimutasi Gus Hannemann as the new director.

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Samoa News

LBJ medical staff march on EOB...

A planned peaceful march at 9a.m. today comprising medical staff of the LBJ Medical Center did not go off as scheduled after new developments early this morning surfaced from the government.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Samoa News

Faipule question DOH reshuffling,...

In a letter sent to the new Department of Health director, Representatives Larry Sanitoa and Archie Taotasi Soliai are appealing for him to act quickly on the lack of any new development of the territory's Non-Communicable Disease Plan.

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ABC News

American Samoa Schools Reopen After Pink Eye Woes

Public schools in American Samoa fully reopened Monday after some 3,000 students and teachers contracted pink eye, an outbreak that prompted tourism officials to warn cruise passengers heading to the group of islands in the South Pacific.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Medicine, Conjunctivitis, Health

KHOU-TV Houston

American Samoa schools reopen after pink eye woes

Public schools in American Samoa have fully reopened 10 days after a pink eye outbreak affected some 3,000 students and teachers.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

American Samoa schools reopen after pink eye outbreak hits territory's students, teachers

Public schools in American Samoa have fully reopened 10 days after a pink eye outbreak affected some 3,000 students and teachers.

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Samoa News

Pacific Horizons joins girls...

The Pacific Horizons team - the Navigators - of the American Samoa High School Athletic Association girls basketball division, pictured here.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Samoa News

Cooking classes at DYWA end on a...

The "Cooking Training for Women," hosted by the Department of Youth and Women's Affairs and held at the old Election Office in Utulei, ended with a special ceremony held at the Department of Agriculture's Samoan Fale this past Monday.

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Samoa News

Court Report

Ioane Logovi'i is now facing first degree assault, in addition to a misdemeanor count of public peace disturbance.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Samoa News

As American Samoa remembers...

Today American Samoa marks the third year anniversary of the disaster that claimed the lives of 34 people, causing millions of dollars in damage to homes and property.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, US Governors, Togiola Tulafono, FEMA, US News

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