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  • DPW on hot seat over village road repairs

    When it comes to the Department of Public Works, there's no secret there's been a few bumps in getting roads paved. The Office of Public Accountability had recommendations that DPW use the master plan.

  • Pair implicated in prison contraband scheme busted for third time

    Strike one, strike two...now, strike three. Roxanne Hocog and inmate Bruno Simmons are again the focus of the latest contraband investigation at the Department of Corrections. The pair was arrested by GPD's Mandana Drug Task Force Thursday morning.

  • KUAM Gamechangers: Guam Adventist Academy's Santiago Poppe

    Santiago Poppe is in familiar waters. The Guam Adventist Academy junior has been swimming since he was five years old, and soon after he found out he would fit right in with the family of swimmers he comes from. 

  • Archbishop fires back after rape accusations

    For months, he stayed mum. But, now he's firing back. Guam's now-suspended Archbishop Anthony Apuron has spoken out after a fifth allegation of clergy sexual abuse is made against him.

  • If you're in the market for a new A/C, what should you look for?

    When it comes to energy, nothing takes up more space on your power bill, then air conditioning systems in your home. Local Businesses like Zephyr Cooling Technology, have ideas on how you can make the switch to save energy.

  • Should mayors be responsible for cutting grass on campuses?

    They say the grass is greener on the other side...unless you're the one cutting it. That was the topic at today's the Mayors Council of Guam meeting with the Board of Education present.

  • Judicial community weighs-in on dangers of social media influence

    Many of us can't go a day without our beloved social media access, spending hours each day on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. And while it's a convenient way to keep up with friends and family, share pictures, and get the latest in news, it's a growing concern in the judicial system - specifically, how it can affect the outcome of a high profile trial.

  • Gutierrez taps Fred Bordallo as his running mate

    Former Governor Carl Gutierrez has officially picked his second in command for his race to Adelup. His choice - former top brass of the Guam Police Department, Fred Bordallo. We sat down with the former police chief about his thoughts on the coming campaign season.

  • Barrett-Anderson urging Congress to allow commercialized pot

    It's a move that would clear away a major hurdle for the legalized marijuana industry. Guam's Attorney General is joining a coalition of 18 other AGs in urging Congress to authorize access to banking services for cannabis businesses.

  • Students leery about "Money Pool" floating around social media

    Many of you might have tapped through those Instagram and Snapchat stories, seeing what's being called The Money Pool. People saying they are making eight times their money in return, though experts caution those looking to invest. We decided to see for ourselves more about this apparent get rich quick scheme.

  • Homeland Security hosts active shooting workshop

    Preparing for the worst, the Guam Homeland Security hosted training today on what steps should be taken in the event of an active shooter.

  • Status quo for clergy sex abuse lawsuits...for now

    158 and counting. That's how many clergy sexual abuse lawsuits have been filed to date. While the number of lawsuits is anticipated to climb, parties continue to work on pre-mediation protocol in hopes of settling out of court. Though majority report being agreeable to terms, it appears one group of plaintiffs may need to proceed on track to trial. During a joint status hearing in the District Court of Guam on Tuesday, one party reported being on the fence on pre-mediation protocol t...
  • Guam officials confident Hawaii's alarm wouldn't happen here

    Hawaii officials are reviewing emergency notification procedures, to prevent a repeat of a false alarm that set off a state-wide panic Sunday Guam time. A local Homeland Security official says he was surprised by the incident, and is confident that kind of huge mistake can't happen here.

  • Patriotism on full display as 46 people earn US citizenship

    As many as 800 men and women are naturalized on Guam soil every year. This most recent ceremony, however, extra special as it was held on the eve of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. The humble Baptist minister turned civil rights icon paved the way for these newly minted American citizens.

  • GVB focusing on attracting visitors in 2018

    Will 2018 be a better year for the island's tourism industry? Much of the negative impacts followed the direct threat to the island from North Korea last August. But, GVB leaders say they are on track to ensuring its a year filled with record numbers.

  • Criminals targeted schools over holiday break

    The season of giving typically corresponds with the season of stealing. While students were out for Christmas Break, campuses islandwide were subject to breakins and theft.

  • Guam Airport has laundry list of challenges this year

    The airport celebrates its 42nd anniversary this week, fresh off a year where it processed a record 3.7 million passengers. But as officials look ahead to 2018, they are preparing for new challenges in the ever-changing travel and tourism industry.

  • Visiting servicemen treat island's elderly to crafts, exercise

    The island's man'amko got physical during a brief meet with sailors from the USS America. Serving the country and our island residents - on Tuesday, sailors and marines of the USS America visited the Catholic Social Services Adult Day Care. 

  • DOE staffers work together to provide for needy families

    Christmas may be over, but the season of giving continues at one GovGuam agency that's started a new initiative to reach out to the students who may not have had presents to open under the tree.

  • New charter schools approved

    The Guam Charter School Council accepted the application of a third charter school - Science is Fun and Awesome Academy was given the greenlight, and Career Tech was conditionally approved. During the meeting representatives told us more about what the two proposed charter schools would mean for Guam.

  • Oversight demands answers from DPW on street management plans

    A recent audit calling out the Department of Public Works on its village street management strategy detailed multiple deficiencies. Now, DPW will have to go before its legislative oversight chair to provide some answers.

  • Council votes to end charter school's pre-k program

    If you're looking for a pre-kindergarten program for your child next school year, charter schools are now not an option. This news comes after the Guam Charter School Council in a budget meeting, voted to end the funding to the Guahan Academy Charter School's pre-k program.

  • Calvo, Rodriguez at odds over hospital funding

    There are new developments in Adelup's effort to find a permanent funding source for the chronically cash-strapped hospital. Governor Eddie Calvo and Health committee chairman Senator Dennis Rodriguez, Jr. are now at odds over the lifting of the gross receipts tax exemption for wholesalers. The governor introduced a bill yesterday to impose the tax on various industries that have long been exempt. Rodriguez says he's concerned about the impact.

  • Dededo mayor installs speed bumps on popular NCS road

    If you're taking a drive through Dededo, slow down and enjoy the ride. The mayor's office has installed speed bumps on the recently paved road Chalan Lumasu for apparent safety reasons.

  • Good news for Guam victims

    Still no verdict from Rome on Archbishop Anthony Apuron's canonical trial. But, some good news for victims from a court here at home. Deny defense's motion to dismiss the clergy sexual abuse lawsuits against Archbishop Anthony Apuron. 

  • Coldstone Creamery Birthday Club

    Watch KUAM News or listen to I94FM or Isla 63 AM where we'll announce the special celebrants of the day every weekday. And Every Friday, one lucky person will win a birthday cake compliments of Coldstone Creamery! 

  • DOE HQ left in the dark due to unpaid power bill

    The hum of a generator could be heard outside DOE's headquarters - the consequence of a delinquent bill that left employees in the dark.
  • Community outraged at savage beating of dogs

    Broken legs, a fractured skull, and damaged kidneys - just some of the injuries dogs Rex and Lucky sustained as a result of a brutal beating.
  • Short-term pain, long-term gain for CNMI consumers & businesses?

    DOCOMO Pacific announced plans for a new fiber optic cable between Guam and Saipan, citing increased connectivity and lower cost bandwidth.
  • Signup for Expresscare's weekly newsletter

    Watch "Healthy Living with Dr. Jitka Lom" every Tuesday on KUAM News Extra and signup for the ExpressCare weekly newsletter on Facebook for extended tips about living a healthy island lifestyle!
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    Coldstone Creamery Birthday Club

    Your loved ones' birthday is cause for celebration and the stations of KUAM and Coldstone Creamery want to make it extra special for them! Beginning April 1, KUAM News and Radio are launching the Birthday

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  • Nominate someone for the Good Neighbor Award

    Nominate someone for the Good Neighbor Award

    The acts of good neighbors in our community often go unnoticed. The Good Neighbor Award is a monthly feature highlighting the everyday acts of selflessness among everyday people!  

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    The acts of good neighbors in our community often go unnoticed. The Good Neighbor Award is a monthly feature highlighting the everyday acts of selflessness among everyday people!  

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  • KUAM Gamechangers: Guam Adventist Academy's Santiago Poppe

    KUAM Gamechangers: Guam Adventist Academy's Santiago Poppe

    Santiago Poppe is in familiar waters. The Guam Adventist Academy junior has been swimming since he was five years old, and soon after he found out he would fit right in with the family of swimmers he comes from. 

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    Santiago Poppe is in familiar waters. The Guam Adventist Academy junior has been swimming since he was five years old, and soon after he found out he would fit right in with the family of swimmers he comes from. 

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  • Mason Sanchez competes on higher level in mainland

    Mason Sanchez competes on higher level in mainland

    13 year old Mason Sanchez is taking his soccer game to the next level out in Tucson Arizona. The 7th grader attends Esperero Canyon Middle School where he also plays basketball, and volleyball. Mason plays soccer with the Fort Lowell Rush 05 Azul Team and was recently selected to play for the U14 RUSH National Team that will be traveling to Italy in March for competition. Mason was a popular youth player on island who attended St Anthony Catholic School. He was the United Airlines GF...More >>
    13 year old Mason Sanchez is taking his soccer game to the next level out in Tucson Arizona. The 7th grader attends Esperero Canyon Middle School where he also plays basketball, and volleyball. Mason plays soccer with the Fort Lowell Rush 05 Azul Team and was recently selected to play for the U14 RUSH National Team that will be traveling to Italy in March for competition. Mason was a popular youth player on island who attended St Anthony Catholic School. He was the United Airlines GF...More >>
  • JJ Ambrose leaving to fight in Belator MMA

    JJ Ambrose leaving to fight in Belator MMA

    PXC 155-pound champion JJ Ambrose leaves island tomorrow to compete in Bellator MMA. JJ signed a 4-fight deal with the organization and will be facing Saad Awad on January 26th in San Diego California. Ambrose said, :It's been really good getting signed to Bellator. I feel like I get my second shot at the big show. Training on Guam has been such a blessing this time around. I feel like I have got the total package as far as training goes and I look forward to getting in there and sho...More >>
    PXC 155-pound champion JJ Ambrose leaves island tomorrow to compete in Bellator MMA. JJ signed a 4-fight deal with the organization and will be facing Saad Awad on January 26th in San Diego California. Ambrose said, :It's been really good getting signed to Bellator. I feel like I get my second shot at the big show. Training on Guam has been such a blessing this time around. I feel like I have got the total package as far as training goes and I look forward to getting in there and sho...More >>

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  • Chunggiwa Restaurant, Top Island Restaurant shut down

    Chunggiwa Restaurant, Top Island Restaurant shut down

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    One Restaurant re-opens, and another closes. Top Island Restaurant in Tamuning was shut down with a grade of D. Public health inspectors found unclean employee practices, and an active roach infestation. Reports say the Person In Charge confirms they have not hired pest control services and apply pesticides on their own. Live roaches were found throughout the kitchen, and the front counter area. While dead roaches were found in the freezer, chillers, kitchen, front counter and dry st...

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    One Restaurant re-opens, and another closes. Top Island Restaurant in Tamuning was shut down with a grade of D. Public health inspectors found unclean employee practices, and an active roach infestation. Reports say the Person In Charge confirms they have not hired pest control services and apply pesticides on their own. Live roaches were found throughout the kitchen, and the front counter area. While dead roaches were found in the freezer, chillers, kitchen, front counter and dry st...

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  • Ray Tenorio, Tony Ada make gubernatorial run official

    Ray Tenorio, Tony Ada make gubernatorial run official

    A fifth gubernatorial candidate has now officially submitted his papers to the Guam Election Commission.  As has been long expected, Lieutenant Governor Ray Tenorio will be vying for the top seat at Adelup. His running mate is former Senator Tony Ada. So far, Tenorio is the lone Republican Gubernatorial hopeful. The team filed Thursday afternoon surrounded by supporters. Tenorio stated, "We believe in embracing everybody and everyone's voice and their consideration. Th...More >>
    A fifth gubernatorial candidate has now officially submitted his papers to the Guam Election Commission.  As has been long expected, Lieutenant Governor Ray Tenorio will be vying for the top seat at Adelup. His running mate is former Senator Tony Ada. So far, Tenorio is the lone Republican Gubernatorial hopeful. The team filed Thursday afternoon surrounded by supporters. Tenorio stated, "We believe in embracing everybody and everyone's voice and their consideration. Th...More >>
  • GPD: crime on Guam is decreasing

    GPD: crime on Guam is decreasing

    Guam's crime rate is going down - at least this is the trend, according to the Guam Police Department's 2016 Uniform Crime Report which covers years 2012 through 2016. GPD Chief of Police JI Cruz says that although they don't have the ideal number of personnel, they've transitioned from traditional to community policing which has had a positive impact on numbers. "With our strategy of policing and how we've analyzed crime, all things taken into consideration, we do feel that wit...More >>
    Guam's crime rate is going down - at least this is the trend, according to the Guam Police Department's 2016 Uniform Crime Report which covers years 2012 through 2016. GPD Chief of Police JI Cruz says that although they don't have the ideal number of personnel, they've transitioned from traditional to community policing which has had a positive impact on numbers. "With our strategy of policing and how we've analyzed crime, all things taken into consideration, we do feel that wit...More >>
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