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Friday, April 25, 2014
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AN ARTS FEST IN ITS HONOR: A flame tree near the NMI Museum of History and Culture in Garapan yesterday provides an incredible burst of color against a backdrop of blue skies. With their powerful visual image, flame trees have become an enduring symbol of the CNMI’s beauty and, in its honor, an arts and crafts festival is held every year.  Today marks the first day of a three-day 33rd Flame Tree Arts Festival at the Civic Center Park in Susupe. (Haidee V. Eugenio)

The CNMI U14 National Team’s starting 11 pose for group photo before playing against Guam in their last game in the 2014 Girls International Youth Football Invitational Tournament held in Hong Kong last Sunday. (CONTRIBUTED PHOTO) The CNMI U14 National Team stood its ground in last weekend’s Girls International Youth Football Invitational Tournament held in Hong Kong, forcing two draws and losing only one game.....full story

Saipan is an exotic place that harbors suitably exotic languages, but instead of looking at a fancy language today, I’m up for looking at plain ol’ English. It’s not really as plain as it looks. For example, though American English is dominant on Saipan, the British empire left its linguistic legacy over much of the Asia-Pacific region.....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 and an anonymous contributor submitted the following poems for publication:....full story

BRIDGEVILLE, Pennsylvania—Gillian Doone, chairman of the board of trustees of the FSM Social Security Administration, and Vincent Tafileluw, vice chairman of the board of trustees, FSM Social Security Administration, have been awarded the Accredited Investment Fiduciary, or AIF, designation from the Center for Fiduciary Studies, the standards-setting body for fi360.....full story

Escorted by several Corrections officers and court marshals, Joseph A. Crisostomo is led outside the courtroom yesterday after he was found guilty of all charges for the murder of bartender Emerita R. Romero. Inset photo shows interim chief prosecutor Brian Flaherty and assistant attorney general Margo Brown-Badawy talking to reporters. (HAIDEE EUGENIO/FERDIE DE LA TORRE) A Superior Court jury rendered yesterday a unanimous verdict, finding Joseph A. Crisostomo guilty of kidnapping, raping, killing, and robbing bartender Emerita R. Romero, a mother of two. ....full story

LOTTERY COMMISSION SEES APPLICATIONS FOR FIRST TIME
New details about Marianas Stars ownership

Gov. Eloy S. Inos clarified yesterday that the two casino applicants would have to deposit $30 million each in an escrow account by May 5, or lose the privilege to be further considered for a grant of a license to exclusively develop a casino resort on Saipan. This, as new details about the ownership of Marianas Stars Entertainment Inc. emerge, one of the two Saipan casino applicants along with Best Sunshine International Ltd.....full story

The 33rd Annual Flame Tree Arts Festival kicks off today, featuring its yearly display of arts, performances, and entertainment.....full story

It’s been three years since secondary public schools on Rota were merged into one campus. This resulted in the other facility becoming unoccupied. The Public School System is now looking at possibly converting the property into a major training hub.....full story

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