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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

FOR SAFER ROADS: Gov. Eloy S. Inos, third from right, Lt. Gov. Jude U. Hofschneider, right, Delegate Gregorio Kilili C. Sablan (Ind-MP), second from left, and other dignitaries look on as RNV Construction representatives demonstrate the use of a thermoplastic applicator—a state-of-the-art machine spewing retro-reflective road marking—at yesterday’s “groundbreaking” for a $147,280 road marking and signage upgrade project. (Haidee V. Eugenio)

Francisco Frederick pitches against the Rockies at the bottom of the sixth inning of their game in the Major division of the 2014 Saipan Little League Baseball last Saturday at the Francisco “Tan Ko” Palacios Ballfield. (ROSELYN B. MONROYO) Comets I is assured of a playoff stint in the Major division of the 2014 Saipan Little League Baseball, following a 7-6 win over the IP&E Rockies last Saturday at the Miguel “Tan Ge” Basa Pangelinan Ballfield.....full story

Ever get the disorienting anxiety that something bad is going to happen, though you can’t put your finger on it? It’s a very troubling feeling, right? About your only option is to wait out the devastating tide of fear to hit full measure!....full story

April is National Poetry Month, a monthlong, national celebration of poetry established by the Academy of American Poets as a way to increase awareness and appreciation of poetry in the United States. To mark the occasion, Tinian English teacher Joseph Connolly submitted the following poems for publication:....full story

United Airlines’ first 787-9 Dreamliner rolled out of final assembly Tuesday evening at Boeing’s Everett, Wash., facility. The rollout marks the first major milestone in the aircraft’s production ahead of its expected delivery this summer. The Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner is the second and newest member of the fuel-efficient 787 family. With the fuselage stretched 20 feet longer than the 787-8, United’s 787-9 will fly more than 30 additional passengers and up to 300 nautical miles farther with the same exceptional environmental performance, including up to 20 percent less fuel burn per seat and up to 20 percent fewer emissions than similarly sized aircraft. The airline is the North American launch customer for the aircraft.....full story

3 bills to end program in 2019 Immigration reform eyed within 5 years

U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez has already decided on the request to extend the program that allows the CNMI’s continued direct access to some 10,000 foreign workers beyond 2014 so it’s only a matter of time to make that decision public, Delegate Gregorio Kilili C. Sablan (Ind-MP) said yesterday. Whether any such extension will be for five years or less is anyone’s guess but three pending bills in Congress would extend the CW program up to 2019 and there won’t be any further extensions. ....full story

Joan Castro, ex-common-law wife of Crisostomo, also a DPS informant

Federal Bureau of Investigation special agent Joseph Auther testified yesterday in Superior Court how their investigation in the kidnapping and murder of bartender Emerita Romero shifted to Joseph A. Crisostomo after the latter’s former common-law wife gave tips about a rented car.....full story

Board approves seeking waiver on penalties from feds

Top officials of the Commonwealth Utilities Corp. disclosed that two priority projects required under a federal court mandate continue to face challenges that may further delay their completion due to the increasing costs and some technical problems.....full story

Gov. Eloy S. Inos said yesterday that the government still cannot afford implementing within-grade increases because it remains under austerity. Moreover, even if the austerity is lifted, there is still no funding for any such salary hikes, which could cost $5 million to $6 million a year.....full story

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