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Rangemore identifies acquistions for studio property portfolio
MIAMI BEACH, FL, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Rangemore Film Productions Corp. announces the initial results of the previously announced studio expansion plan.
The Miami Herald
Inmates accused in prison killing seek separate trials
The two federal prison inmates accused of killing a guard at the U.S. Penitentiary in Atwater, Calif., five years ago this week are now seeking to separate their trials.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
News Briefs - June 18, 2013
History workshop seats still available The Northern Marianas Humanities Council wishes to advise interested individuals that there are still seats available for the History Research Workshop which starts next Monday.
May visitor arrivals up by 16 percent, says MVA
May 2013 visitor arrivals to the Northern Mariana Islands were up 16 percent compared to May 2012.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Flashback - June 2005-June 2007
June 14, 2005 5 students arrested for MHS burglary The Department of Public Safety said it would ramp up its patrol checks on schools in the wake of rampant cases of burglary and theft at these institutions.
AS ranks behind CNMI and Guam when it comes to protecting coastal waters
American Samoa is ranked 10th among the coastal states and territories in safeguarding its marine resources, according to a recently released study conducted by the Marine Conservation Institution and Mission Blue - both based in the U.S. The two organizations say that the 2013 report is the "first-ever quantitive, scientifically rigorous national ... (more)
Wed Jun 12, 2013
The Heritage Foundation
20 Completely Unjustified Programs in the House Farm Bill
The House of Representatives is preparing to vote on a $1 trillion package of agriculture subsidies and welfare benefits that exemplifies warped federal policy.
Bar owner convicted of sex trafficking
A federal jury convicted Chang Ru Meng Backman, 40, on Friday of one count of sex trafficking by force, fraud or coercion in the District of the Northern Mariana Islands between August 2008 and March 2009.
Immigration bill inches forward in the US Senate
A sweeping national immigration reform bill that includes a pathway to citizenship for thousands of long-term, legal foreign workers in the CNMI took another step forward after the U.S. Senate voted 84-15 to bring the bill to the floor for debate Tuesday in Washington, D.C. .
Pacific Daily News
Congress releases new report on cost of Guam buildup, military realignment
The military does not have reliable information to support its $12.1 billion cost estimate to restructure U.S. forces in the Pacific, including relocating Marines from Okinawa to Guam, according to a report released today by the Government Accountability Office.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Chinese seller of pirated software sentenced to 12 years in US prison
The operator of a website that sold more than US$100 million worth of pirated software to customers worldwide was sentenced Tuesday to 12 years in a U.S. federal prison.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Chinese woman who owns karaoke bar in Northern Mariana Islands convicted of sex trafficking
This beautiful modern home in West Vancouver features a breathtaking panoramic view of the waterfront from atop nearly 200 feet of private water bluff.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
The Wichita Eagle
Sedgwick County Zoo part of project to save endangered birds
They're critically endangered, and the Sedgwick County Zoo is helping to increase their numbers on the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, which are in the western Pacific Ocean between Hawaii and the Philippines.
Tinian visitors mark Tourism Month
Tinian marked May Tourism Month with activities engaging both visitors and community members, alike.
Occupancy rate at 73 percent in may 2013
The Hotel Association of the Northern Mariana Islands reported 72.80 percent occupancy among its 12 member hotels for May 2013, a 13-percent increase compared to May 2012.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ 06 June 2013
Paris, a coalition force military working dog, stands in a tactical vehicle during a patrol stop in Afghanistan's Farah province, Nov. 24, 2012.
Fed bill introduced for local vote on US citizenship
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.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
3 adults, 2 children from China suspected illegally entering Guam on small, inflatable boat
HAGATNA, Guam - A group of five Chinese nationals, including two children, are suspected of using a small inflatable boat to illegally enter Guam.
Fund urges governor to reject poker bill
NMI Retirement Fund acting administrator Lillian M. Pangelinan is urging Gov. Eloy S. Inos not to sign a newly passed bill that appropriates $3.3 million from the renewal of poker licenses to Saipan Higher Education Financial Assistance and a host of community projects.
Thu May 30, 2013
26 join NMIFA grassroots coaching clinic
Northern Mariana Islands Football Association held a free grassroots coaching clinic last week at the TSL Plaza and Oleai Sports Complex Field.