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22 hrs ago | LiveScience

20 Corals Added to Endangered Species List

A tenfold increase in the number of protected coral species was announced this week, with 20 new corals added to the list of threatened species.

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Yesterday | Saipan Tribune

Hotel association donates $1,000 to PAWS

The donation was received by PAWS secretary/treasurer Bobbie Grizzard at HANMI's monthly general membership meeting at Kanoa Resort Saipan.

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Yesterday | Pacific Daily News

Guam corals listed as threatened species

Four coral species found in Guam waters are included in the new list of 20 threatened coral species, the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration announced today.

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Yesterday | Pacific Daily News

Plebiscite appeal heard: 9th Circuit judges take on political status vote

The Office of the Attorney General yesterday defended Guam's Decolonization Registry against claims that it discriminates along racial lines.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Connecticut Post

Feds protect 20 species of coral as threatened

This undated handout photo provided by NOAA shows Acropora globiceps which occurs in the Indo-Pacific; within U.S. waters it occurs in Guam, Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands, Pacific Remote island areas and American Samoa.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Pacific Daily News

Appellate court to hear arguments on island for first time in 12 years

The District Court of Guam today will host arguments in three cases before the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Nerve News

Indian-American named to key post in US island territory

Indian-American lawyer Reena Patel has been named civil division chief in the attorney general's office in the Northern Mariana Islands, one of the five inhabited US island territories.

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Pacific Daily News

Clearinghouse has made great strides

Over the course of the last three-and-a-half years, I am proud of what we have accomplished in grantsmanship within our government.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Independent American Party National Committee Elect New Chief Coordinator for U.S. Territories

The newly formed Independent American Party of U.S. Territories has began working to register at local election offices in Guam, Puerto Rico, America Samoa, Northern Mariana Islands, and U.S. Virgin Islands and elect regional coordinators for each U.S. territory.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Samoa News

Utu resigns as utility...

American Samoa native and former territorial senator, Utu Abe Malae has confirmed that he resigned as executive director of the Commonwealth Utility Corporation , the government owned utility provider in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

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Related Topix: Oceania, American Samoa, World News, US Governors, Benigno Fitial

Tue Aug 19, 2014

World Trade

Hawaii, U.S. Territories Aim to Increase Fuel Diversity with LNG Imports

Unlike the rest of the United States, energy consumption in island states and territories is almost entirely petroleum-based.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

AndhraNews

UNWHT Announces Update on Human Trafficking and Sexual Violence Awareness Forum at UOG

United Nations War on Human Trafficking Association will host the awareness forum on human trafficking at University of Guam, Fine Arts Theatre to Saturday, August 23, 2014 from 1:00-4:00pm and an evening event.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Reuters

Macau junket investor to build $3 bln Saipan casino

An investor in one of Macau's largest junket operators plans to build a $3 billion casino resort complex in the western Pacific island of Saipan amid sluggish growth at home, the world's biggest gambling market.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

QST

W1AW Centennial Operations Head to the Pacific in October and November

The ARRL Centennial W1AW portable operations will be heading to the Pacific this fall.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Samoa News

AS ranks behind CNMI and Guam when...

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)

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WebCPA

CPAs Ask Congress for Clarification of Net Investment Income Tax

The American Institute of CPAs, along with the Virgin Islands Society of CPAs and the Guam Society of CPAs, have submitted a letter to Congress asking for clarification on whether the Net Investment Income Tax, which was included as part of the Affordable Care Act, applies to bona fide residents of the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, and the ... (more)

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Saipan Tribune

Community Briefs - Aug. 11, 2014

The CNMI Energy Division of the Department of Public Works announced that it is suspending services under the Weatherization Assistance Program effective July 28, 2014, until further notice.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Samoa News

PREL congrats to Pacific Teachers...

The Pacific Teachers of the Year gathered at the 2013 Pacific Educational Conference held in Saipan, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands , on July 16-19, 2013.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

U.S. Census Bureau

Tip Sheet Number 16 -- August 8, 2014

Introducing a new way to navigate by topics. Access the latest news, data, publications and more around topics of interest.

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Related Topix: Mathematics, Science, Oceania

Tue Aug 05, 2014

NAFCU

FHLBs in Des Moines and Seattle eye merger

Aug. 6, 2014 - The Federal Home Loan Banks of Des Moines and Seattle announced last week they have entered into an arrangement regarding a potential merger between the banks, which would require approval from their member-owners as well as the Federal Housing Finance Agency.

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