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  1. Posted On Aug 20 2018Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | Saipan Tribune

    ... of Australia in the semifinals to... WASHINGTON, D.C.-Grants totaling $3 million for the U.S. territories of American Samoa, Guam, and the CNMI have been approved to address critical deferred maintenance needs of schools. The U.S. Department of the ...

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  2. Scholarship in hand, Washington State's Taylor Comfort now striving ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Spokesman-Review

    ... college transfer Jonathan "Pono" Lolohea. Lolohea is built more vertical like Ekuale, the 6-3, 276-pound American Samoa native who thrived at nose tackle next to Hercules Mata'afa last season. Shaped more like a fire hydrant, Comfort is 3 inches ...

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  3. SPTO Judges NZ Maori Tourism Dragonsa DenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 16 | Scoop

    ... (SPTO) is the mandated organisation representing Tourism in the region. Its 18 Government members are American Samoa, Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, French Polynesia, Kiribati, Nauru, Marshall Islands, New Caledonia, Niue, Papua ...

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  4. Mid-year 2018 population trend: "More and more residents are moving off-island"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 15 | Samoa News

    American Samoa's mid-year 2018 population, is estimated at 59,600 - a loss of 700 persons compared to July 1, 2017, according to data release yesterday by the Commerce Department's Statistical Division. Based on DOC data, Samoa News reported last year that the 2017 mid-year American Samoa population was estimate at 60, 300 as of July 1, 2017 - an increase of 100 persons since July of 2016.

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  5. Gov: FY 2019 "spending will be based on the actual collection of revenues"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 15 | Samoa News

    The American Samoa Government's final budget proposal for the new fiscal year 2019 is just over $439 million, an increase of 11% from the current fiscal year, due to special events or activities planned for FY 2019, says Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga in his cover letter to the Fono leaders. The governor explained that the FY 2019 budget threshold has been set at the FY 2018 budget level.

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  6. Americsn Samoa Executive Office BuildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 15 | Samoa News

    Of the nine projects to be funded for fiscal year 2019 with Capital Improvement Project money from the federal government, one of the them is funding for the Hawaiki submarine cable. The American Samoa branching unit is owned and operated by the American Samoa TeleCommunications Authority.

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  7. 1st Brigade Combat Team Soldiers receive awards for valorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 15 | The United States Army

    ... we reacted." "First thing that went through my mind, I was a little scared," said Aetonu, who is a Pomu Pomu, American Samoa, native and has been in the Army for eight years. "But, I wasn't scared of the Taliban. I was more scared for my Soldiers' ...

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  8. China Navigation Company Opens Vancouver BranchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 14 | Marine News

    ... Australia, Canada, China, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Japan, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, American Samoa, Taiwan, United Kingdom and United States. Water levels on the Rhine and Danube in Germany remain low after a recent drought ...

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  9. NCSBN Launches Global Regulatory AtlasRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 14 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    ... membership is comprised of the BONs in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and four U.S. territories - American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands and the Virgin Islands. There are also 30 associate members that are either nursing regulatory ...

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  10. Road to the Gold" successfully raises funds for training in U.S. and the YOG 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 13 | Samoa News

    The Youth Olympic Qualified U18 Woman's Beach Handball Team - have successfully raised around $31,000 on their 'Road to the Gold" which is a series of fundraisers held in July, which included radiothons, a concert, a wave, a Beer Fest, and a Go Fund Me page. Assistance was also received from the American Samoa National Olympic Committee.

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  11. Consumer Confidential: Scammers told my wife she was inheriting $25 million. I decided to play alongRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 13 | The Daily Republic

    ... where Saint Lucia is located and he said it's in British Samoa, which doesn't exist, although there's an American Samoa in the South Pacific. Smith said the plan was for him to fly with the cash in a private jet to Atlanta, where Saint Lucia has a ...

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  12. Stream tonight's games liveRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 11 | NFL

    ... States, Bermuda, Antigua, the Bahamas, and any U.S. territories, possessions and commonwealths (including American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands). For a full description of features, requirements, limitations, and other ...

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  13. Perseid Meteor Shower 2018 Weather Forecast: Smoke May Screen Out Western USRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 11 | SPACE.com

    ... over 150 National Weather Service forecast offices in the United States, including in Puerto Rico, Guam and American Samoa. Each office provides forecasts, as well as radar and satellite imagery and other important information pertaining to weather. ...

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  14. Wait, so we're really not going to inherit $25 million?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | Los Angeles Times

    ... where Saint Lucia is located and he said it's in British Samoa, which doesn't exist, although there's an American Samoa in the South Pacific. Smith said the plan was for him to fly with the cash in a private jet to Atlanta, where Saint Lucia has a ...

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  15. For Zika-exposed babies, abnormalities not always evident at birthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | The Maryland Gazette

    ... emerged from an analysis of 1,450 infants born in U.S. territories and freely associated states (including American Samoa, Federated States of Micronesia, Marshall Islands, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands) between 2016 and early 2017, and ...

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  16. Pa.'s absentee-ballot problem: Votes come in late because of tight deadlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 8 | Philly.com

    ... based on available data: South Carolina, with 533 missed deadlines out of 533 rejected absentee ballots; American Samoa, 3 out of 3, and Delaware, 60 of 62. In presidential elections, Pennsylvania absentee ballots that come in after the deadline but ...

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  17. Study: 1 in 7 children of Zika-infected moms have problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 8 | Minot Daily News

    ... and whose mothers were infected with Zika while pregnant. Most were in Puerto Rico, but the count included American Samoa, the Marshall Islands, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Micronesia. Of those children, 6 percent had birth defects, such as ...

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  18. Commemorating Purple Heart Day 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 8 | Samoa News

    "Purple Heart Day is a time to say 'thank you' to our veterans and service members, past and present, who have received a Purple Heart Medal. On this day in 1782, General George Washington created the Purple Heart Medal to specially recognize very select members of our Armed Forces, only those who are wounded or killed in the service of our country.

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  19. For Zika-exposed babies, trouble may emerge in their first yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 7 | Los Angeles Times

    ... emerged from an analysis of 1,450 infants born in U.S. territories and freely associated states (including American Samoa, Federated States of Micronesia, Marshall Islands, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands) between 2016 and early 2017, and ...

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  20. Long term effects of Zika virus exposure during pregnancy studiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 7 | Medical News

    ... problems that appear as the child grows. This new study included babies born in U.S. territories such as American Samoa, Puerto Rico, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia and US Virgin Islands. The risk of microcephaly was found to be 6 ...

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