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  • Hart sentenced to eight months in prison

    In Saipan, a woman who was convicted for her part in a scheme to defraud the Federal Government is sentenced to eight months in prison, plus four months of home confinement.

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  • Federal funding to support electrical lineman training

    To keep Guam's electricity up and running, Doug Domenench, Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Insular and International Affairs announces $230,000 to support the 2018 Pacific Lineman Training...

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  • Guam Bar Association meets about new ethics prosecutor

    The Guam Bar Association called an emergency meeting on Friday to discuss the appointment of a new ethics prosecutor. This after former ethics Prosecutor Bruce Bradley was terminated and escorted...

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  • 26-year-old arrested for multiple burglaries

    26-year-old arrested for multiple burglaries

    A 26 year old man who was wanted by police for multiple burglaries is captured. Jerald Joseph Alvarez has been taken into custody and is being held at the Department of Corrections. Details of his...

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  • 5 new NDAA amendments

    5 new NDAA Amendments to address variety of issues including protecting Immigrants in the US military, increased work study wages for student veterans, and peace in Korean Peninsula. Congressman...

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  • Guam strengthens Taiwan tourism market

    Guam strengthens Taiwan tourism market

    GVB participated at the Taipei Tourism Expo (TTE), which is considered Taiwan's largest travel fair during the first half of the year. With nearly 300,000 attendees and 350 exhibitors, Guam's...

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  • Closing arguments presented in meth trial

    Closing arguments presented in meth trial

    Experienced drug traffickers or victims of a government set up? The Martinez/Moser trial draws to a dramatic end with closing arguments. Both parties took their last crack at trying to sway the...

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  • Yigo market robbed by masked gunman

    Yigo market robbed by masked gunman

    A masked gunman robbed the Palm Market in Yigo just before 7:00 this morning. Police say the suspect demanded money from a cashier, before firing a single shot. The robber is described as possibly...

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  • Guahan Academy's charter up for renewal

    Guahan Academy's charter up for renewal

    Guam's first Charter School, Guahan Academy, is up for renewal. According to Chairwoman Amanda Blas, the Charter School Council received a letter from WASC regarding GACS' Accreditation. The...

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  • Mark Torre Jr. appealing conviction

    Mark Torre Jr. appealing conviction

    Former GPD officer Mark Torre Jr. is appealing his negligent homicide and aggravated assault conviction. This comes nearly one year since Torre was sentenced for the 2015 shooting death of fellow...

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  • Inarajan bust captures over 35 lbs. of cocaine

    Inarajan bust captures over 35 lbs. of cocaine

    Nearly half a million dollars worth of cocaine. Police taking five people into custody after finding more than 35 pounds of that drug during a raid on a home in Inarajan. Law enforcement working...

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  • Scathing Guam Bar survey shows apparent problems within legal community

    Scathing Guam Bar survey shows apparent problems within legal community

    A Guam Bar Association survey shines light on top concerns with former ethics prosecutor Bruce Bradley. We first told you about him being fired earlier this week. More than half of lawyers...

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  • Senators looking at full session agenda

    Senators looking at full session agenda

    Senators are scheduled to meet in session Monday. There are five bills on the relatively light agenda. Bill 159 would raise the mandatory school age from 16 to 18. Bill 160 changes the computation...

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  • Governor's Office taking the lead with carnival

    Governor's Office taking the lead with carnival

    The Liberation Carnival will go on, set for two weeks in July. But it's not the Mayors who are calling the shots, after gambling wasn't given the green light. Angel Sablan executive Director of...

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  • DOE moving forward with redistricting

    DOE moving forward with redistricting

    After months of village visits, GDOE is moving forward with redistricting. The Guam Department of Education met with stakeholders to discuss possible changes as early as next school year. Though...

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  • Nancy Lee gives patients something to smile about

    Nancy Lee gives patients something to smile about

    For this month's Good Neighbor profile, we catch-up with a woman who embodies beauty with a purpose. For decades, she's given the patients at the Skilled Nursing Unit something to smile about....

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  • Guam businesses prepare for construction surge

    Guam businesses prepare for construction surge

    Now that the foreign worker crisis is starting to ease, the construction industry is expected to ramp up accordingly. One local real estate expert says while the last few years have seen a...

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  • Teagen's Breath: family raises money for oxygen container to support others

    Teagen's Breath: family raises money for oxygen container to support others

    Getting care on Guam is one thing, but off-island treatment is a challenge many here face. We hear from local musician, Joe Guam, as he shares the heartbreaking story of his son, Teagen. And...

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  • GEC meeting set to address Torres' complaint

    GEC meeting set to address Torres' complaint

    The Guam Election Commission has scheduled a meeting to address a letter alleging "election code felonies" written by former Adelup senior staffer Troy Torres. The GEC board will meet Tuesday, May...

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  • Hawaii company lands Andersen AFB contract

    Hawaii company lands Andersen AFB contract

    A $64 million contract for an Aircraft Maintenance Hangar at Andersen Air Force Base has been awarded to Honolulu-based construction company Hensel Phelps. The project is part of the multi-billion...

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