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9 placed on leave at DOC: Corrections director says more adverse action expected | Pacific Daily News | guampdn.com


Nine corrections officers were placed on administrative leave Monday as the Department of Corrections continues its investigation into a detainee’s escape from the Mangilao prison earlier this month.

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Magna Carta heralds democracy | Pacific Daily News | guampdn.com


In the year 1215, the Magna Carta, one of the most important documents in history, was signed by King John of England.

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Plans unveiled for new GMH maternity ward | Pacific Daily News | guampdn.com


Artist’s renderings of the renovated Guam Memorial Hospital maternity ward were unveiled at a press conference yesterday.

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Transit agency head confident in GovGuam: Bid package for bus contract puts freeze on federal grants for GRTA | Pacific Daily News | guampdn.com


As the Guam Regional Transit Authority faces a shortfall of more than $1 million that will result in the suspension of services from May through September, the agency’s director is confident that Adelup and the Legislature will find a solution.

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Senator praises DOA on tax refund progress | Pacific Daily News | guampdn.com


Within the last few weeks, the Calvo administration has released $12 million in tax refund payments, bringing their total amount paid this year to more than $15 million.

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Priest arrested, resigns: Umatac, Merizo pastor accused of ‘custodial interference’ | Pacific Daily News | guampdn.com


The priest in charge of the Merizo and Umatac Catholic churches has resigned after being arrested by Guam police Tuesday, according to the Archdiocese of Agana.

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Kite surfers take advantage of Bavi | Pacific Daily News | guampdn.com


Kiteboarder Rob Manuel gets some high air time moments before he and windsurfer Jan Iriarte cross paths as the pair brave the wind and surf conditions off the shores of Asan on March 15. Tropical Storm Bavi caused high and gusting winds, along with rough surf conditions, in the area.

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New High School to open Guam | guampdn.com


Students at Tiyan High School will soon have a new multimillion-dollar gym.

The school, which opened in August, broke ground yesterday on a new gymnasium, slated to open in September.

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Pay raises debated: Testimony points out insufficient infrastructure | guampdn.com


Island residents and several agency heads testified during a public hearing yesterday evening at the Legislature regarding a bill to repeal recent pay raises for Cabinet members and most elected officials.

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Naval Hospital will treat migrants | Pacific Daily News | guampdn.com


The government of Guam can refer migrants from the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of Palau and the Republic of the Marshall Islands to Naval Hospital Guam for health care if space is available, the military leadership on Guam confirmed.

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