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  • Chamorro history exhibit available for one last week

    Chamorro history exhibit available for one last week

    It's not too late to check out the Guam Musuem's "CHamoru Yu': Perspectives on CHamoru Identity" exhibition. The exhibition first opened in March as part of Mes CHamoru' festivities and will run through June 4.

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    It's not too late to check out the Guam Musuem's "CHamoru Yu': Perspectives on CHamoru Identity" exhibition. The exhibition first opened in March as part of Mes CHamoru' festivities and will run through June 4.

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  • David Lujan on the clock with church abuse issue

    David Lujan on the clock with church abuse issue

    The attorney representing a majority of the plaintiffs who've filed suit against the Church has until the end of the week to prove the District Court of Guam has jurisdiction.

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    The attorney representing a majority of the plaintiffs who've filed suit against the Church has until the end of the week to prove the District Court of Guam has jurisdiction.

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  • Man hurt in accident near Pigo Cemetery

    Man hurt in accident near Pigo Cemetery

    An man was transported to Naval Hospital after being involved in an auto-pedestrian incident near Pigo Cemetery earlier today. According to Guam Fire Department spokesperson Kevin Reilly, GFD units responded

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    An man was transported to Naval Hospital after being involved in an auto-pedestrian incident near Pigo Cemetery earlier today. According to Guam Fire Department spokesperson Kevin Reilly, GFD units responded to the incident and CPR was conducted at the scene as well as enroute to NRMC. Northbound lanes are currently closed as GPD conducts its investigation.

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  • Dededo incident sends man to hospital

    Dededo incident sends man to hospital

    A man is rushed to the hospital early this morning after suffering a 3-inch cut to his throat in Dededo. When police responded to the incident at around 4:00am behind the Harmon soccer field they found

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    A man is rushed to the hospital early this morning after suffering a 3-inch cut to his throat in Dededo. When police responded to the incident at around 400am behind the Harmon soccer field they found a man drenched in blood at a wood and tin shack. They also found a pile of empty beer cans covered with blood. Police spokesperson Capt. Kim Santos says the injury was serious and the victim was las

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  • Scouts honor war heroes for Memorial Day

    Scouts honor war heroes for Memorial Day

    The Aloha Council, Boy Scouts of America is honoring the heroes of war throughout this weekend. Scouts cleaned graves and placed lei and flags at gravesites in preparation for Memorial Day. Early this

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    The Aloha Council, Boy Scouts of America is honoring the heroes of war throughout this weekend. Scouts cleaned graves and placed lei and flags at gravesites in preparation for Memorial Day. Early this morning they helped the Veterans Affairs Office to place flags at the Veterans Cemetery in Piti. Island residents can also view the flag display at Asan Beach which honors the 1,880 U.S. Marines, sol

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  • Bordallo responds to Marine commandant's statement

    Bordallo responds to Marine commandant's statement

    Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo issued the following statement in response to recent testimony by U.S. Marine Corps Commandant, General Robert Neller. "I understand that the Marine Corps continues

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    Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo issued the following statement in response to recent testimony by U.S. Marine Corps Commandant, General Robert Neller. "I understand that the Marine Corps continues to look at their force posture and laydown in the Pacific. In particular, I recognize that force structure composition on Guam must reflect the strategic needs in the region as well as commitmen

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  • Police working on minors breaking curfew

    Police working on minors breaking curfew

    Summer is fast approaching. Many of the island's children are already done with school giving them more free time away from the classroom. Now, words of caution from local police, as kids are reminded of Guam's strict curfew law. 

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    Summer is fast approaching. Many of the island's children are already done with school giving them more free time away from the classroom. Now, words of caution from local police, as kids are reminded of Guam's strict curfew law. 

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  • Adelup's Troy Torres latest to file sex abuse lawsuit against church

    Adelup's Troy Torres latest to file sex abuse lawsuit against church

    A senior staff member for Governor Eddie Calvo is the latest victim to file suit against the Church. 37-year-old Troy Torres alleges he was an 8th grader at St. Anthony Catholic School when he was raped by his music teacher, Ray Caluag.

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    A senior staff member for Governor Eddie Calvo is the latest victim to file suit against the Church. 37-year-old Troy Torres alleges he was an 8th grader at St. Anthony Catholic School when he was raped by his music teacher, Ray Caluag.

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  • Unanimous vote to get rid of Liberation Carnival casino

    Unanimous vote to get rid of Liberation Carnival casino

    It's a done deal...almost. Senators voting unanimously to get rid of the Casino at the Liberation carnival this afternoon. Quite an emotional moment for the bill's author and a win of sorts for anti-gambling groups who watched as the vote came down. 

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    It's a done deal...almost. Senators voting unanimously to get rid of the Casino at the Liberation carnival this afternoon. Quite an emotional moment for the bill's author and a win of sorts for anti-gambling groups who watched as the vote came down. 

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  • Woman robbed, knocked unconscious in broad daylight

    Woman robbed, knocked unconscious in broad daylight

    Woman robbed, knocked unconscious in broad daylight

    A woman is robbed and knocked unconscious... all in broad daylight. Court documents state the victim was walking on Thursday afternoon when a man jumped out of the jungle and hit her in the head several times with a piece of wood. 

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    A woman is robbed and knocked unconscious... all in broad daylight. Court documents state the victim was walking on Thursday afternoon when a man jumped out of the jungle and hit her in the head several times with a piece of wood. 

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  • Man chokes woman for refusing to delete photos on social media

    Man chokes woman for refusing to delete photos on social media

    Man chokes woman for refusing to delete photos on social media

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    It was a fight sparked by posts on social media. On Thursday, a woman reported getting into a fight with a man known to her after she refused to delete photos from her social media account. The man allegedly choked her and threw her a notebook. In her defense, she told police she picked up a kitchen knife and the defendant started recording her. 38-year-old Insaf Ally was arrested and charged with family violence and aggravated assault, both as third-degree felonies. More >>
    It was a fight sparked by posts on social media. On Thursday, a woman reported getting into a fight with a man known to her after she refused to delete photos from her social media account. The man allegedly choked her and threw her a notebook. In her defense, she told police she picked up a kitchen knife and the defendant started recording her. 38-year-old Insaf Ally was arrested and charged with family violence and aggravated assault, both as third-degree felonies. More >>
  • DOC officer reprimanded for actions related to Meno beating files grievance

    DOC officer reprimanded for actions related to Meno beating files grievance

    DOC officer reprimanded for actions related to Meno beating files grievance

    A second Department of Corrections officer working the day detainee Justin Meno was badly beaten has filed an appeal with the Civil Service Commission. Lt. Mary Helen Lizama filed a grievance fighting her letter of reprimand. That letter states she failed to cordon off the yard area and preserve evidence of the crime scene. It also points out she was careless and failed to attend to her job duties, adding that the incident could have been prevented if protocol was followed. Lizama r...More >>
    A second Department of Corrections officer working the day detainee Justin Meno was badly beaten has filed an appeal with the Civil Service Commission. Lt. Mary Helen Lizama filed a grievance fighting her letter of reprimand. That letter states she failed to cordon off the yard area and preserve evidence of the crime scene. It also points out she was careless and failed to attend to her job duties, adding that the incident could have been prevented if protocol was followed. Lizama r...More >>
  • Another DepCor internal affairs investigation involves an officer and contraband

    Another DepCor internal affairs investigation involves an officer and contraband

    Another DepCor internal affairs investigation involves an officer and contraband

    Yet another internal affairs investigation is underway at DepCor this week. Investigators can't confirm details about the incident, but KUAM confirms that a corrections officer has been placed on administrative leave. KUAM has learned the investigators are looking into the officer's alleged involvement in an apparent plan to bring contraband into the prison. The department has stepped up its efforts in recent months to stop contraband from getting into the compound. More >>
    Yet another internal affairs investigation is underway at DepCor this week. Investigators can't confirm details about the incident, but KUAM confirms that a corrections officer has been placed on administrative leave. KUAM has learned the investigators are looking into the officer's alleged involvement in an apparent plan to bring contraband into the prison. The department has stepped up its efforts in recent months to stop contraband from getting into the compound. More >>
  • $9.2 million cleared for new GMH labor and delivery ward

    $9.2 million cleared for new GMH labor and delivery ward

    $9.2 million cleared for new GMH labor and delivery ward

    A new and improved Guam Memorial Hospital labor and delivery ward is on the horizon. According to U.S. Department of Agriculture rural development area director Joe Diego, after months of review, the USDA has finally cleared the invitation for bid for the $9.2 million project. Diego said clearance for the project was delayed because of a recent change in administration and also because GovGuam used construction documents that didn't conform to usual USDA standards. Now that the revie...More >>
    A new and improved Guam Memorial Hospital labor and delivery ward is on the horizon. According to U.S. Department of Agriculture rural development area director Joe Diego, after months of review, the USDA has finally cleared the invitation for bid for the $9.2 million project. Diego said clearance for the project was delayed because of a recent change in administration and also because GovGuam used construction documents that didn't conform to usual USDA standards. Now that the revie...More >>
  • Woman arrested, used machete to force entry into Yigo home

    Woman arrested, used machete to force entry into Yigo home

    Woman arrested, used machete to force entry into Yigo home

    One Yigo family gets a rude awakening. 32-year-old Mary Laarad was arrested on Thursday for family violence, criminal mischief, and criminal trespass, all as misdemeanors. Around 5 a.m. Thursday, court documents state the homeowner held the screen door shut as Laarad allegedly used a machete to strike at the door. She ultimately made it into the house and attempted to strike at a man known to her. Fortunately, no injuries were reported. More >>
    One Yigo family gets a rude awakening. 32-year-old Mary Laarad was arrested on Thursday for family violence, criminal mischief, and criminal trespass, all as misdemeanors. Around 5 a.m. Thursday, court documents state the homeowner held the screen door shut as Laarad allegedly used a machete to strike at the door. She ultimately made it into the house and attempted to strike at a man known to her. Fortunately, no injuries were reported. More >>
  • Online petition wants momentum for medicinal marijuana

    Online petition wants momentum for medicinal marijuana

    The people of Guam spoke - and voted in favor of medicinal marijuana. That was three years ago and still little to no movement on the KC Concepcion Compassionate Use Act. 

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    The people of Guam spoke - and voted in favor of medicinal marijuana. That was three years ago and still little to no movement on the KC Concepcion Compassionate Use Act. 

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  • Governor could take legislation matter to court

    Governor could take legislation matter to court

    While one bill heads to the Governor's desk another could be heading to court. When it comes to the governor's TRAN bill, three little words sum up the Legislature's position, "'bring it on".

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    While one bill heads to the Governor's desk another could be heading to court. When it comes to the governor's TRAN bill, three little words sum up the Legislature's position, "'bring it on".

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  • Is a further reduction looming in the number of Marines relocating to Guam?

    Is a further reduction looming in the number of Marines relocating to Guam?

    It was Hawaii Senator Brian Schatz who raised the concerns during the defense budget oversight hearing, noting, "I worry that there are aspects of your plan that are going to fall short, particularly when it comes to Guam."

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    It was Hawaii Senator Brian Schatz who raised the concerns during the defense budget oversight hearing, noting, "I worry that there are aspects of your plan that are going to fall short, particularly when it comes to Guam."

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  • Bill wants to help electronic sign companies stay alive

    Bill wants to help electronic sign companies stay alive

    After controversial electronic sign approvals were voided by the Attorney General last week, senators are hoping to save businesses from possible shut-down through new legislation.

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    After controversial electronic sign approvals were voided by the Attorney General last week, senators are hoping to save businesses from possible shut-down through new legislation.

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  • Solemn ceremony honors fallen Guam Guardsmen

    Solemn ceremony honors fallen Guam Guardsmen

    Soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country were honored by the Guam National Guard this morning during the annual Fallen Heroes Memorial. ...

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    Soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country were honored by the Guam National Guard this morning during the annual Fallen Heroes Memorial. ...

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  • Technology in schools among top concerns for parents

    Technology in schools among top concerns for parents

    A look into the minds of parents, students and teachers at the Guam Department of Education reveals areas these stakeholders hope the department will prioritize in years to come.

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    A look into the minds of parents, students and teachers at the Guam Department of Education reveals areas these stakeholders hope the department will prioritize in years to come.

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  • Fate of carnival casino in senators' hands

    Fate of carnival casino in senators' hands

    In less than a day we could find out if the casino will stick around at the Liberation Carnival. Lawmakers spent most of today talking about Bill 50, which would force the casino to close up shop for good.

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    In less than a day we could find out if the casino will stick around at the Liberation Carnival. Lawmakers spent most of today talking about Bill 50, which would force the casino to close up shop for good.

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  • How does Manila's martial law affect Guam travelers?

    How does Manila's martial law affect Guam travelers?

    The thousands of Guamanians who travel to Manila each month should not get too concerned about Wednesday's martial law declaration by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. 

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    The thousands of Guamanians who travel to Manila each month should not get too concerned about Wednesday's martial law declaration by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. 

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  • Pago Bay resort issue may head to court

    Pago Bay resort issue may head to court

    The future of the controversial Pago Bay Ocean Resort went up for debate at a Guam Land Use Commission meeting this afternoon...and while it's unclear whether the project will continue, what is clear is that the issue may be heading to court if it does not.

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    The future of the controversial Pago Bay Ocean Resort went up for debate at a Guam Land Use Commission meeting this afternoon...and while it's unclear whether the project will continue, what is clear is that the issue may be heading to court if it does not.

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  • Notice of violation issued to FSM Reycling for Harmon fire

    Notice of violation issued to FSM Reycling for Harmon fire

    There are new developments to report involving that huge fire that erupted more than a week ago in the Harmon Industrial Park. The Guam Environmental Protection Agency has issued a Notice of Violation, Order of Compliance, and Administrative Penalty to FSM Recycling.

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    There are new developments to report involving that huge fire that erupted more than a week ago in the Harmon Industrial Park. The Guam Environmental Protection Agency has issued a Notice of Violation, Order of Compliance, and Administrative Penalty to FSM Recycling.

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  • Calvo questions Lee on tax refund bill

    Calvo questions Lee on tax refund bill

    So was the TRAN Bill passed after all? The Governor thinks so and he's forwarded a letter to Legislative Secretary Regine Biscoe Lee asking why Bill 1-S hasn't been sent to him for signature. 

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    So was the TRAN Bill passed after all? The Governor thinks so and he's forwarded a letter to Legislative Secretary Regine Biscoe Lee asking why Bill 1-S hasn't been sent to him for signature. 

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  • Should convicted ex-cop be listed as a sex offender?

    Should convicted ex-cop be listed as a sex offender?

    Santos was sentenced to 21 years behind bars for using his authority as a police officer to force a woman to have sex with him.

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    Santos was sentenced to 21 years behind bars for using his authority as a police officer to force a woman to have sex with him.

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  • Island's elderly honored at luncheon

    Island's elderly honored at luncheon

    The event caps off Senior citizens month. It's held to show appreciation and just how important our elderly community is to our island.

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    The event caps off Senior citizens month. It's held to show appreciation and just how important our elderly community is to our island.

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  • David Lujan named as a potential witness in Smith/Wong trial

    David Lujan named as a potential witness in Smith/Wong trial

    David Lujan named as a potential witness in Smith/Wong trial

    Attorney David Lujan makes the government's list of potential witnesses in the upcoming trial against his client, Mark Smith. As reported, Lujan and Smith share strikingly similar experiences, both attorneys serving as former legal counsel for the Guam Housing and Urban Renewal Authority as well as owning rental units under the agency's Section 8 program. Smith, unlike Lujan however, faces federal charges of conspiracy to commit wire fraud, money laundering, and theft of government ...More >>
    Attorney David Lujan makes the government's list of potential witnesses in the upcoming trial against his client, Mark Smith. As reported, Lujan and Smith share strikingly similar experiences, both attorneys serving as former legal counsel for the Guam Housing and Urban Renewal Authority as well as owning rental units under the agency's Section 8 program. Smith, unlike Lujan however, faces federal charges of conspiracy to commit wire fraud, money laundering, and theft of government ...More >>
  • KUAM Gamechangers: Aeryn Anulao

    KUAM Gamechangers: Aeryn Anulao

    Aeryn Anulao is glad mother knows best. When Aeryn's mom told her to move from the wing position and try out for goalie in her sophomore year, she listened. Now, Aeryn is the going on her third season as the starting keeper for the two-time IIAAG Girls Soccer Champion Notre Dame Royals.

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    Aeryn Anulao is glad mother knows best. When Aeryn's mom told her to move from the wing position and try out for goalie in her sophomore year, she listened. Now, Aeryn is the going on her third season as the starting keeper for the two-time IIAAG Girls Soccer Champion Notre Dame Royals.

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  • All clear after HVAC maintenance triggered alarm at Judiciary of Guam

    All clear after HVAC maintenance triggered alarm at Judiciary of Guam

    All clear after HVAC maintenance triggered alarm at Judiciary of Guam

    People were forced to evacuate the Judiciary of Guam Thursday afternoon after an emergency alarm had been activated. The incident happened at 2 pm, according to Judiciary director of policy planning and community relations Shawn Gumataotao. The alarm had been triggered during maintenance of the HVAC system in a small area in the building. Court patrons and staff cleared the building. The all-clear was given around 2:15 pm and normal operations resumed. More >>
    People were forced to evacuate the Judiciary of Guam Thursday afternoon after an emergency alarm had been activated. The incident happened at 2 pm, according to Judiciary director of policy planning and community relations Shawn Gumataotao. The alarm had been triggered during maintenance of the HVAC system in a small area in the building. Court patrons and staff cleared the building. The all-clear was given around 2:15 pm and normal operations resumed. More >>
  • Governor Calvo calling for immediate action on TRAN bill

    Governor Calvo calling for immediate action on TRAN bill

    Governor Calvo calling for immediate action on TRAN bill

    Citing a section of the Organic Act, Governor Eddie Calvo wants to know why the Legislature hasn’t sent him Bill 1-S better known as his TRAN bill. The legislation requested a $75 million line of credit, which the Governor’s financial team said would allow for tax refunds to be paid out within weeks as opposed within months after filing. During a special session on May 9th, the measure only received seven votes for passage, six senators voted no, and two were excused. Acc...More >>
    Citing a section of the Organic Act, Governor Eddie Calvo wants to know why the Legislature hasn’t sent him Bill 1-S better known as his TRAN bill. The legislation requested a $75 million line of credit, which the Governor’s financial team said would allow for tax refunds to be paid out within weeks as opposed within months after filing. During a special session on May 9th, the measure only received seven votes for passage, six senators voted no, and two were excused. Acc...More >>
  • DOE high-school exit survey asks about career plans to better help students

    DOE high-school exit survey asks about career plans to better help students

    DOE high-school exit survey asks about career plans to better help students

    As the school year comes to a close, the Guam Department of Education is looking into what happens after graduation and how best to help students succeed. As part of this effort, officials are surveying both seniors and juniors to find out their college and career plans. Administrator of research, planning, and evaluation Dr. Zenaida Natividad hopes this information will help the department provide students with goal-specific plans of action for their final year of schooling. “...More >>
    As the school year comes to a close, the Guam Department of Education is looking into what happens after graduation and how best to help students succeed. As part of this effort, officials are surveying both seniors and juniors to find out their college and career plans. Administrator of research, planning, and evaluation Dr. Zenaida Natividad hopes this information will help the department provide students with goal-specific plans of action for their final year of schooling. “...More >>
  • Bombers facing Stars for GBA championship

    Bombers facing Stars for GBA championship

    The KFC Bombers look to hand the MVP Stars their first loss of the season tonight at 7:00 pm when the two teams take to the court in a Best of 3 Games Series.

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    The KFC Bombers look to hand the MVP Stars their first loss of the season tonight at 7:00 pm when the two teams take to the court in a Best of 3 Games Series.

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  • Let your thoughts be known about DOE

    Let your thoughts be known about DOE

    Dying to put your two cents in as to what your rants and raves are about the Guam Department of Education?

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    Dying to put your two cents in as to what your rants and raves are about the Guam Department of Education?

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  • Island mayors not folding their position on carnival casino

    Island mayors not folding their position on carnival casino

    Imagine the Liberation Carnival happening only three days a week - only happening during the weekends. Island mayors today going over their options should they lose what they keep saying is a key source of funding for the Liberation events. 

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    Imagine the Liberation Carnival happening only three days a week - only happening during the weekends. Island mayors today going over their options should they lose what they keep saying is a key source of funding for the Liberation events. 

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  • GPA seeks land deal to build new power plant

    GPA seeks land deal to build new power plant

    The Guam Power Authority went before the Guam Ancestral Lands Commission this afternoon seeking a deal to purchase 40 acres of land in Dededo in order to build a new 180-megawatt Power Plant.

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    The Guam Power Authority went before the Guam Ancestral Lands Commission this afternoon seeking a deal to purchase 40 acres of land in Dededo in order to build a new 180-megawatt Power Plant.

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  • Pepper spray used in Sanchez High riot

    Pepper spray used in Sanchez High riot

    The Guam Department of Education is reviewing the use of pepper spray on students following a riot at a local high school this week.

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    The Guam Department of Education is reviewing the use of pepper spray on students following a riot at a local high school this week.

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  • Laws struggle to keep up with technology, social media

    Laws struggle to keep up with technology, social media

    Laws struggle to keep up with technology, social media

    Laws are struggling to keep up with technology. Facebook, Snapchat, Whatsapp - or whatever your choice social media, abusers are misusing these platforms as presented on Day Two of the Guam Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Family Violence 2017 kNOw More to End Sexual Violence Conference. Featured speaker Toby Shulruff is a senior technology safety specialist with the SafetyNet Project. She says women are more prone to harassment online as well as what's become known as "reven...More >>
    Laws are struggling to keep up with technology. Facebook, Snapchat, Whatsapp - or whatever your choice social media, abusers are misusing these platforms as presented on Day Two of the Guam Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Family Violence 2017 kNOw More to End Sexual Violence Conference. Featured speaker Toby Shulruff is a senior technology safety specialist with the SafetyNet Project. She says women are more prone to harassment online as well as what's become known as "reven...More >>
  • Stroll Guam takes Hafa Adai Pledge, demos ridesharing platform

    Stroll Guam takes Hafa Adai Pledge, demos ridesharing platform

    Amit Sachdev, Stroll Guam CEO signs the Hafa Adai Pledge - making the company the 703rd local business to take the pledge. Sachdev vowed that Stroll employees would follow three distinct pledges.

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    Amit Sachdev, Stroll Guam CEO signs the Hafa Adai Pledge - making the company the 703rd local business to take the pledge. Sachdev vowed that Stroll employees would follow three distinct pledges.

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  • Conference discusses critical role of EMS professionals

    Conference discusses critical role of EMS professionals

    They're the first to provide critical care to patients before they reach the hospital, and as part of Emergency Medical Services week, the annual EMS conference was held at the Pacific Star Resort today.

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    They're the first to provide critical care to patients before they reach the hospital, and as part of Emergency Medical Services week, the annual EMS conference was held at the Pacific Star Resort today.

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  • Bordallo disappointed with Trump's budget

    Bordallo disappointed with Trump's budget

    It decimates critical programs for Guam and other U.S. territories - some of the words used by Congresswoman Madeleine Bordallo to describe President Trump's FY18 budget proposal. For the Office of Insular Affairs; $3 million is eliminated in discretionary funding for Compact Impact, $800,000 in technical assistance and $650,000 in Brown Tree Snake Control programs. As for war claims, Bordallo says she's disappointed that a direct appropriation was not included despite a letter she wr...More >>
    It decimates critical programs for Guam and other U.S. territories - some of the words used by Congresswoman Madeleine Bordallo to describe President Trump's FY18 budget proposal. For the Office of Insular Affairs; $3 million is eliminated in discretionary funding for Compact Impact, $800,000 in technical assistance and $650,000 in Brown Tree Snake Control programs. As for war claims, Bordallo says she's disappointed that a direct appropriation was not included despite a letter she wr...More >>
  • Hostage-taker Vincent Cruz pleads not guilty

    Hostage-taker Vincent Cruz pleads not guilty

    Flexing his arms and using vulgar language right as he walked out. That's the man accused in the April hostage situation and shootout with Guam police. Vincent Phillip Siguenza Cruz pleaded not guilty in court today.

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    Flexing his arms and using vulgar language right as he walked out. That's the man accused in the April hostage situation and shootout with Guam police. Vincent Phillip Siguenza Cruz pleaded not guilty in court today.

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  • Homeless man pleads not guilty to stabbing Agat store clerk

    Homeless man pleads not guilty to stabbing Agat store clerk

    A homeless man charged for robbing and stabbing a store clerk in Agat last month pleaded not guilty in Superior court today.

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    A homeless man charged for robbing and stabbing a store clerk in Agat last month pleaded not guilty in Superior court today.

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  • Brother of beaten prison detainee in court to face assault charges

    Brother of beaten prison detainee in court to face assault charges

    The brother of DOC detainee Justin Meno, who was badly beaten inside the prison's max unit, was in court this afternoon.

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    The brother of DOC detainee Justin Meno, who was badly beaten inside the prison's max unit, was in court this afternoon.

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  • Charges dropped against man accused of threatening to shoot Guard center

    Charges dropped against man accused of threatening to shoot Guard center

    Charges against 35-year-old William James Brooks have been dismissed. Last week, while at the National Guard Readiness Center, Brooks encountered a woman known to him.

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    Charges against 35-year-old William James Brooks have been dismissed. Last week, while at the National Guard Readiness Center, Brooks encountered a woman known to him.

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  • Complaint against Senator Espaldon confirmed

    Complaint against Senator Espaldon confirmed

    The Legislative ethics committee can now confirm they received and are now looking into a complaint filed against Senator Jim Espaldon. Committee chair Senator Fernando Esteves confirms with KUAM that the complaint was addressed during Tuesday night's close door meeting.

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    The Legislative ethics committee can now confirm they received and are now looking into a complaint filed against Senator Jim Espaldon. Committee chair Senator Fernando Esteves confirms with KUAM that the complaint was addressed during Tuesday night's close door meeting.

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  • Power rate hike could take effect in August

    Power rate hike could take effect in August

    A nearly $13 increase in the average residential monthly power bill was approved by the Consolidated Commission on Utilities.  The hike will go into effect in August if the Public Utilities commission concurs.

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    A nearly $13 increase in the average residential monthly power bill was approved by the Consolidated Commission on Utilities.  The hike will go into effect in August if the Public Utilities commission concurs.

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  • Increase to power bill approved

    Increase to power bill approved

    The CCU voted to approve an increase in the Levelized energy adjustment clause, or the LEAC, which means a $12.70 increase in the average monthly residential bill. It still must receive Public Utilities commission approval before it can go into effect in August. More >>
    The CCU voted to approve an increase in the Levelized energy adjustment clause, or the LEAC, which means a $12.70 increase in the average monthly residential bill. It still must receive Public Utilities commission approval before it can go into effect in August. More >>
  • Ex-Cop Mark Torre Jr pushing for acquittal of conviction

    Ex-Cop Mark Torre Jr pushing for acquittal of conviction

    A supplemental document supporting former officer Mark Torre Jr’s motion for judgment of acquittal was recently filed this month in the Superior Court.

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    A supplemental document supporting former officer Mark Torre Jr’s motion for judgment of acquittal was recently filed this month in the Superior Court.

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  • Former corrections officer appealing termination

    Former corrections officer appealing termination

    A former corrections officer is now fighting for his job after he was let go from the department just last Friday. His termination all surrounds the investigation into the brutal beating of detainee Justin Meno in the prison's Post 6- max unit.

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    A former corrections officer is now fighting for his job after he was let go from the department just last Friday. His termination all surrounds the investigation into the brutal beating of detainee Justin Meno in the prison's Post 6- max unit.

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  • Brown widow spider nesting ground discovered

    Brown widow spider nesting ground discovered

    They're scary, deadly, and likely here to stay.  "They're not really encountered very frequently," said Dr. Ross Miller, "unless you actually put your hand in an area where they are, or if you actually touch them you can get bitten."

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    They're scary, deadly, and likely here to stay.  "They're not really encountered very frequently," said Dr. Ross Miller, "unless you actually put your hand in an area where they are, or if you actually touch them you can get bitten."

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  • Drug sweep at middle school produces marijuana

    Drug sweep at middle school produces marijuana

    The Guam Customs and Quarantine Drug Detector Dog unit searched the school for three hours, with a K-9 showing interest in a vehicle in the school parking lot.

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    The Guam Customs and Quarantine Drug Detector Dog unit searched the school for three hours, with a K-9 showing interest in a vehicle in the school parking lot.

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  • Solider accused of threatening to shoot-up Guard center

    Solider accused of threatening to shoot-up Guard center

    A 35-year- old soldier allegedly makes a threat to shoot up the Army National Guard Readiness Center. Court documents state William James Brooks was on the property when he encountered a woman known to him.

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    A 35-year- old soldier allegedly makes a threat to shoot up the Army National Guard Readiness Center. Court documents state William James Brooks was on the property when he encountered a woman known to him.

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  • Done deal: raises will be rolled back

    Done deal: raises will be rolled back

    After years of heated debate it's now a done deal as raises for your senators, governor and lt. governor will be rolled back with the override of the Governor's veto of Bill 4 authored by Sen. Frank Aguon, Jr.

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    After years of heated debate it's now a done deal as raises for your senators, governor and lt. governor will be rolled back with the override of the Governor's veto of Bill 4 authored by Sen. Frank Aguon, Jr.

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  • Ethics meeting tonight

    Ethics meeting tonight

    The Legislature's Ethics and Standards Committee is meeting this evening. No clear idea yet if a complaint filed against Senator James Epaldon will be addressed.

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    The Legislature's Ethics and Standards Committee is meeting this evening. No clear idea yet if a complaint filed against Senator James Epaldon will be addressed.

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  • Ice found on man in parked car

    Ice found on man in parked car

    He was busted with drugs while reporting to probation. Court documents state a probation officer observed a parked car with the engine still running. The officer located 30-year-old Francisco Roberto Aguigui who said he was just checking in. Turns out, he didn't check in and was called back into the office where he was asked to empty his pockets. On his person he had a plastic container with a glass pipe and white residue that tested positive for ice. In addition to a drug charge, he ...More >>
    He was busted with drugs while reporting to probation. Court documents state a probation officer observed a parked car with the engine still running. The officer located 30-year-old Francisco Roberto Aguigui who said he was just checking in. Turns out, he didn't check in and was called back into the office where he was asked to empty his pockets. On his person he had a plastic container with a glass pipe and white residue that tested positive for ice. In addition to a drug charge, he ...More >>
  • Defense wants couple's evidence in drug case suppressed

    Defense wants couple's evidence in drug case suppressed

    Defense continued testimony in support of their motion to suppress evidence against husband and wife Raymond Martinez and Juanita Moser.

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    Defense continued testimony in support of their motion to suppress evidence against husband and wife Raymond Martinez and Juanita Moser.

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  • Bill 50 added to agenda

    Bill 50 added to agenda

    Whether the casino at the Liberation Carnival will be forced to close its doors will be discussed during this legislative session.

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    Whether the casino at the Liberation Carnival will be forced to close its doors will be discussed during this legislative session.

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  • Guam weightlifters ready for Hawaii competition

    Guam weightlifters ready for Hawaii competition

    671 Barbell was established to help train and develop lifters in an environment that was positive and encouraging.

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    671 Barbell was established to help train and develop lifters in an environment that was positive and encouraging.

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  • Dededo riot leads to arrest of 22-year-old

    Dededo riot leads to arrest of 22-year-old

    One man is under arrest following a riot in Dededo Monday night. Vr Rickdk, 22, is charged with public drunkenness, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and obstructing government operations.

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    One man is under arrest following a riot in Dededo Monday night. Vr Rickdk, 22, is charged with public drunkenness, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and obstructing government operations.

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  • Construction workers prompt investigation at Liberation Carnival casino

    Construction workers prompt investigation at Liberation Carnival casino

    A random inspection at the Liberation Carnival casino site has forced the Guam Department of Labor's Alien Labor and Processing division to investigate the construction workers. Investigators found that two workers had "questionable" immigration status.

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    A random inspection at the Liberation Carnival casino site has forced the Guam Department of Labor's Alien Labor and Processing division to investigate the construction workers. Investigators found that two workers had "questionable" immigration status.

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  • Latest accuser wanted to be a priest himself

    Latest accuser wanted to be a priest himself

    The latest victim of clergy sex abuse had aspirations of becoming a priest, until he was sexually molested by one. 49-year-old Francis Charfauros now lives in Arizona. In his $5 million dollar lawsuit

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    The latest victim of clergy sex abuse had aspirations of becoming a priest, until he was sexually molested by one. 49-year-old Francis Charfauros now lives in Arizona. In his $5 million dollar lawsuit filed at the District Court of Guam on Monday, he details being sexually abused by Capuchin priest Father John "Jack" Niland in 1982. Father Jack was a priest under Father Anthony Apuron at

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  • Pago Bay high-rise resort back up for GLUC's discussion

    Pago Bay high-rise resort back up for GLUC's discussion

    The back and forth over a proposed high rise resort in Pago Bay is back on the table. And the future of the project will depend on a Guam Land Use Commission meeting this week.

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    The back and forth over a proposed high rise resort in Pago Bay is back on the table. And the future of the project will depend on a Guam Land Use Commission meeting this week.

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  • GPS data may have been edited by government in drug case

    GPS data may have been edited by government in drug case

    Docomo Pacific Chief I.T. Architect Somchay Teddy Estrellado who testified most of today in support of the defense's motion to suppress evidence. Estrellado's suspicions were raised from seven gaps in the logs, which indicate missing information.

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    Docomo Pacific Chief I.T. Architect Somchay Teddy Estrellado who testified most of today in support of the defense's motion to suppress evidence. Estrellado's suspicions were raised from seven gaps in the logs, which indicate missing information.

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  • All bets down: session to determine fate of Liberation Carnival casino

    All bets down: session to determine fate of Liberation Carnival casino

    Despite major pushback from many in the community, efforts to make the casino happen at the Liberation carnival moved ahead. The casino - it's the first sign that the Liberation carnival is just around the corner.

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    Despite major pushback from many in the community, efforts to make the casino happen at the Liberation carnival moved ahead. The casino - it's the first sign that the Liberation carnival is just around the corner.

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  • Okkodo seniors recognized for Prostart excellence

    Okkodo seniors recognized for Prostart excellence

    Okkodo High School seniors were honored by Senator Frank Aguon Jr. Monday afternoon in recognition of their 2nd place win at this year's national Prostart Invitational in Charleston, South Carolina.

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    Okkodo High School seniors were honored by Senator Frank Aguon Jr. Monday afternoon in recognition of their 2nd place win at this year's national Prostart Invitational in Charleston, South Carolina.

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  • DOC officers find more contraband within prison: tobacco, cell phone, white substance

    DOC officers find more contraband within prison: tobacco, cell phone, white substance

    DOC officers find more contraband within prison: tobacco, cell phone, white substance

    A shakedown at the Mangilao prison... This after Department of Corrections officers found contraband in the facility. It happened Friday morning at the prison's Post 5 - general population unit. DepCor spokesperson Jeff Limo says officers found a baggie of tobacco, a cell phone and white substance in the common area of Post 5. The white substance, however, was tested and Limo confirms was not any sort of narcotics. Investigators are now looking into how the contraband i...More >>
    A shakedown at the Mangilao prison... This after Department of Corrections officers found contraband in the facility. It happened Friday morning at the prison's Post 5 - general population unit. DepCor spokesperson Jeff Limo says officers found a baggie of tobacco, a cell phone and white substance in the common area of Post 5. The white substance, however, was tested and Limo confirms was not any sort of narcotics. Investigators are now looking into how the contraband i...More >>
  • Judiciary names John Q. Lizama administrator of the courts

    Judiciary names John Q. Lizama administrator of the courts

    The Judicial Council has also appointed Shawn Gumataotao as director of policy planning and community relations.

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    The Judicial Council has also appointed Shawn Gumataotao as director of policy planning and community relations.

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  • UOG Adventure Sports Camp kicks off June 12th

    UOG Adventure Sports Camp kicks off June 12th

    UOG Adventure Sports Camp kicks off June 12th

    Summer is just around the corner, and you can help your kids get the most out of vacation by looking into summer opportunities. One option is the University of Guam Adventure Sports Camp which runs from June 12th to August 11th.  Coordinator Jason Aquino says, "It's for kids ages 5 through 15 and it's a chance for them to interact with other kids their age." Coordinator Ealani Flores added, "We call it an adventure sports camp because the kids do go on ...More >>
    Summer is just around the corner, and you can help your kids get the most out of vacation by looking into summer opportunities. One option is the University of Guam Adventure Sports Camp which runs from June 12th to August 11th.  Coordinator Jason Aquino says, "It's for kids ages 5 through 15 and it's a chance for them to interact with other kids their age." Coordinator Ealani Flores added, "We call it an adventure sports camp because the kids do go on ...More >>
  • Concerns grow for Guam solar energy industry

    Concerns grow for Guam solar energy industry

    Micronesia Renewable Energy has commissioned an independent study to possibly counter a recent report by GPA consultant Black & Veatch which concluded that regular power customers are subsidizing solar users by more than $2 million a year. 

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    Micronesia Renewable Energy has commissioned an independent study to possibly counter a recent report by GPA consultant Black & Veatch which concluded that regular power customers are subsidizing solar users by more than $2 million a year. 

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  • Graduating Tritons challenged to make their mark on society

    Graduating Tritons challenged to make their mark on society

    Let your voice be heard. Wise words shared by the commencement speaker during this year's University of Guam's graduation ceremony held over the weekend.

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    Let your voice be heard. Wise words shared by the commencement speaker during this year's University of Guam's graduation ceremony held over the weekend.

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  • No threat to Guam after North Korea's latest missile test

    No threat to Guam after North Korea's latest missile test

    It's the second missile test within one week. North Korea again launched a missile over the weekend. It reportedly happened around 6 o'clock last night local time. The missile hit the water about 217 miles from the east coast of North Korea at an altitude of 620 miles. Reports out North Korea state the launch was supervised by the country's leader, Kim Jong Un, who the launch perfect and expressed great satisfaction. The White House reports the medium range ballistic missile has a ...More >>
    It's the second missile test within one week. North Korea again launched a missile over the weekend. It reportedly happened around 6 o'clock last night local time. The missile hit the water about 217 miles from the east coast of North Korea at an altitude of 620 miles. Reports out North Korea state the launch was supervised by the country's leader, Kim Jong Un, who the launch perfect and expressed great satisfaction. The White House reports the medium range ballistic missile has a ...More >>
  • Harmon business was burning pallettes prior to fire

    Harmon business was burning pallettes prior to fire

    There are new developments to that fire that apparently got out of control in Harmon a couple of weeks ago. Now, hundreds of dollars in fines and an order to stop all operations has been given.

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    There are new developments to that fire that apparently got out of control in Harmon a couple of weeks ago. Now, hundreds of dollars in fines and an order to stop all operations has been given.

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  • CNMI House of Representative wants Sen. Espaldon investigated for role with Saipan-based company accused of fraud

    CNMI House of Representative wants Sen. Espaldon investigated for role with Saipan-based company accused of fraud

    CNMI House of Representative wants Sen. Espaldon investigated for role with Saipan-based company accused of fraud

    The discussion could surround the first ethics complaint filed with them since the committee was put together. The Legislative Ethics Committee will hold a closed-door meeting tomorrow. It's during that meeting members could begin looking into ethics complaints. As we reported, the Standing Rules prevent the committee from confirming or denying if any complaints were sent their way. "We do know a complaint was filed against republican Senator James Espaldon," said CNMI Hous...More >>
    The discussion could surround the first ethics complaint filed with them since the committee was put together. The Legislative Ethics Committee will hold a closed-door meeting tomorrow. It's during that meeting members could begin looking into ethics complaints. As we reported, the Standing Rules prevent the committee from confirming or denying if any complaints were sent their way. "We do know a complaint was filed against republican Senator James Espaldon," said CNMI Hous...More >>
  • UOG graduates largest class ever

    UOG graduates largest class ever

    The University of Guam has its largest graduating class ever. UOG president Dr. Robert Underwood said 336 will be getting their diplomas, with 66 being graduate degrees. More >>
    The University of Guam has its largest graduating class ever. UOG president Dr. Robert Underwood said 336 will be getting their diplomas, with 66 being graduate degrees. More >>
  • Random drug searches on public school campuses possible

    Random drug searches on public school campuses possible

    In an effort to combat drugs in schools, the Guam Police Department and Department of Education may soon be teaming up to conduct random canine drug searches on campus.

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    In an effort to combat drugs in schools, the Guam Police Department and Department of Education may soon be teaming up to conduct random canine drug searches on campus.

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  • KUAM wins 8th Murrow Award by Radio Television Digital News Association

    KUAM wins 8th Murrow Award by Radio Television Digital News Association

    KUAM has received the prestigious Regional Edward R. Murrow Award for “Excellence in Social Media” marking a record 8th time the company has gotten the nod for its work in online content creation, digital distribution and news reporting. 

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    KUAM has received the prestigious Regional Edward R. Murrow Award for “Excellence in Social Media” marking a record 8th time the company has gotten the nod for its work in online content creation, digital distribution and news reporting. 

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  • P.H.R. Ken Micronesia, Inc. welcomes new president Mitsuo "Mike" Sato

    P.H.R. Ken Micronesia, Inc. welcomes new president Mitsuo "Mike" Sato

    P.H.R. Ken Micronesia, Inc. welcomes new president Mitsuo "Mike" Sato

    In local business news, P.H.R. Ken Micronesia, Inc. said farewell to its president, Tetsuro Imamura, and welcomed Mitsuo "Mike" Sato, who will now lead the company. Sato says he's excited to take on the role, and looks forward to next year's completion of the brand new luxury hotel, the Tsubaki Tower, currently being built in Tumon. The ceremony was held at the Sheraton Laguna resort as the hotel celebrates its 10 year anniversary. More >>
    In local business news, P.H.R. Ken Micronesia, Inc. said farewell to its president, Tetsuro Imamura, and welcomed Mitsuo "Mike" Sato, who will now lead the company. Sato says he's excited to take on the role, and looks forward to next year's completion of the brand new luxury hotel, the Tsubaki Tower, currently being built in Tumon. The ceremony was held at the Sheraton Laguna resort as the hotel celebrates its 10 year anniversary. More >>
  • Bill on Gov Guam's Health Insurance referred to Committee on Appropriations, No more dual referrals

    Bill on Gov Guam's Health Insurance referred to Committee on Appropriations, No more dual referrals

    Bill on Gov Guam's Health Insurance referred to Committee on Appropriations, No more dual referrals

    It appears one senator's objection to a bill's dual referral held some weight. Last month, Senator Dennis Rodriguez wanted Bill 3, regarding the Government of Guam's Health Insurance, to be referred to his committee on Health. While the bill at first was referred to the Committee on Appropriations, Rodriguez felt the bill doesn't contain any financial authorization. Following the request, Committee on Rules Chairman Senator Michael San Nicolas instead did a dual referral believin...More >>
    It appears one senator's objection to a bill's dual referral held some weight. Last month, Senator Dennis Rodriguez wanted Bill 3, regarding the Government of Guam's Health Insurance, to be referred to his committee on Health. While the bill at first was referred to the Committee on Appropriations, Rodriguez felt the bill doesn't contain any financial authorization. Following the request, Committee on Rules Chairman Senator Michael San Nicolas instead did a dual referral believin...More >>
  • HOT JOB OPENING: KUAM news videographer

    HOT JOB OPENING: KUAM news videographer

    Qualified applicants must possess great visual storytelling abilities, work under pressure and against tight deadlines, and be an outstanding communicator.

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    Qualified applicants must possess great visual storytelling abilities, work under pressure and against tight deadlines, and be an outstanding communicator.

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  • JOIN OUR TEAM: Multimedia Journalist

    JOIN OUR TEAM: Multimedia Journalist

    Are you ready for a challenging and rewarding career with Guam's premiere news team? KUAM is Guam's largest broadcast media group and has an immediate opening for a Multimedia Journalist. 

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    Are you ready for a challenging and rewarding career with Guam's premiere news team? KUAM is Guam's largest broadcast media group and has an immediate opening for a Multimedia Journalist. 

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  • GMH working towards online payments

    GMH working towards online payments

    Online payments may soon become a reality for patients at the Guam Memorial Hospital.

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    Online payments may soon become a reality for patients at the Guam Memorial Hospital.

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  • Our new baby: KUAM rolls out Apple TV app for living room streaming

    Our new baby: KUAM rolls out Apple TV app for living room streaming

    We're welcoming a new addition to our family of digital applications, giving you yet another avenue to access to our content anytime, anywhere you are, on any device.

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    We're welcoming a new addition to our family of digital applications, giving you yet another avenue to access to our content anytime, anywhere you are, on any device.

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  • Native Guamanian comes home to serve as ICU director

    Native Guamanian comes home to serve as ICU director

    Guam is finally welcoming a new pulmonary specialist who will be leading the Guam Memorial Hospital's Intensive Care Unit.More >>
    Guam is finally welcoming a new pulmonary specialist who will be leading the Guam Memorial Hospital's Intensive Care Unit.More >>
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  • Chamorro history exhibit available for one last week

    Chamorro history exhibit available for one last week

    It's not too late to check out the Guam Musuem's "CHamoru Yu': Perspectives on CHamoru Identity" exhibition. The exhibition first opened in March as part of Mes CHamoru' festivities and will run through June 4.

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    It's not too late to check out the Guam Musuem's "CHamoru Yu': Perspectives on CHamoru Identity" exhibition. The exhibition first opened in March as part of Mes CHamoru' festivities and will run through June 4.

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  • David Lujan on the clock with church abuse issue

    David Lujan on the clock with church abuse issue

    The attorney representing a majority of the plaintiffs who've filed suit against the Church has until the end of the week to prove the District Court of Guam has jurisdiction.

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    The attorney representing a majority of the plaintiffs who've filed suit against the Church has until the end of the week to prove the District Court of Guam has jurisdiction.

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  • Man hurt in accident near Pigo Cemetery

    Man hurt in accident near Pigo Cemetery

    An man was transported to Naval Hospital after being involved in an auto-pedestrian incident near Pigo Cemetery earlier today. According to Guam Fire Department spokesperson Kevin Reilly, GFD units responded

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    An man was transported to Naval Hospital after being involved in an auto-pedestrian incident near Pigo Cemetery earlier today. According to Guam Fire Department spokesperson Kevin Reilly, GFD units responded to the incident and CPR was conducted at the scene as well as enroute to NRMC. Northbound lanes are currently closed as GPD conducts its investigation.

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