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American Samoa National Olympic Committee Secretary General, Ed Imo and ASNOC Fundraiser Assistant Noah Sua, displaying 'Scratch Bingo' tickets that are in stores around the island.
An official with a U.S. based fishing and tuna processing company believes American Samoa should partner with Pacific island countries in tuna fishing agreements due to the territory's very limited Exclusive Economic Zone .
Unlike the rest of the United States, energy consumption in island states and territories is almost entirely petroleum-based.
The Coast Guard conducted a long range medevac of a mariner in distress from a fishing vessel in a remote region of the South Pacific Tuesday.
For the first time, locally transmitted cases of chikungunya have been reported in American Samoa.
On August 11, the federal government filed this brief in Tuaua v U.S.A., in the U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. The issue is whether the Constitution requires that persons born in U.S. possessions be considered citizeins.
Among the ten employees listed in the fiscal year 2014 budget for the Department of Youth and Women's Affairs is the position of 'Sports Commissioner' with a salary of $45,000.
Department of Agriculture director Lealao Melila Purcell confirmed Friday that more than $200,000 from the US Department of Agriculture will assist local farmers for a new cocoa farming project launched this year.
Gov. Togiola Tulafono believes that American Samoa should have primary elections where voters decide the top two gubernatorial teams for the general election, instead of the current process of a run off when none of the teams garner enough votes during the general election.
Two companies have submitted bid proposals for the reconstruction and resurfacing of Phase 2 of the Airport Road project, which has an engineer's estimated cost of close to $12 million and the Procurement Office, is expected to award the contract soon.
Elects a delegate to the U.S. Congress for a two-year term. Delegate can serve on committees, but cannot vote in the Committee of the Whole.
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 03:39 am
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