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Archive - Jan 23, 2012

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Tuuaia ni alii talavou i lo la osofaia o ni faleoloa se tolu

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E toalua ni alii talavou ua tuuaia nei e le malo i moliaga e aofia ai le talepe fale, taumafai e talepe fale, taupulepule e talepe se fale, gaoi ma moliaga mama e tolu o le faaleaga mea totino, ona o se faalavelave na tulai mai i le vaiaso na tea nei i Leone, lea na la osofaia ai ni faleoloa se tolu i le po e tasi.



Tala mai le Fono Faitulafono

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AMATA ILOILOGA PAKETI ASPA

O le 9:00 i le taeao nei lea ua faamoemoe e tatala aloaia ai Tauaofiaga a Maota e lua o le Fono Faitulafono, ona soso’o ai loa lea ma le iloiloga tuu faatasi mo le Paketi a le ASPA, lea ua faatulaga i le 9:30.

O le iloiloga o le a taitaia lea e taitaifono o Komiti o Paketi a maota e lua, le afioga i le alii Senatoa ia Lemanu Peleti Mauga ma le alii faipule ia Vailiuama Steve Leasiolagi.



Tala o Faamasinoga

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BRIAN THOMPSON

O le alii lea na ta’usalaina e le Faamasinoga Maualuga i le moliaga mama o le faaoolima i le tulaga tolu, ona o le faalavelave lea na tulai mai i lona fale i le tausaga na tea nei, lea na ia tagofia ai itutinosa o le niece a lona toalua, ua faanofovaavaaia e le faamasinoga mo le 2 tausaga i lalo o tuutuuga e ao ona ia usita’i i ai.



Alofa: Fa'avae ai Aiga— Vaega 96

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Ua na o le punou o Loimata ua le tautala, ua lagona e le teine le mata muli i tala a lona tina. Ua lagona fo’i e Loimata le tiga o tala e lafo ane ia te ia i aso uma e mafuta ai ma lona tina. Peita’i, sa ia toe manatua, o tala nei, e le o ni tala e fa’apea ai ua le alofa lona tina ia te ia, e leai, o 'upu o le alofa moni, lea e lafo ane e lona tina ia te ia.



Parks & Rec set to host Tri-Sport competitions in February

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The Department of Parks and Recreation would like the public to know about the upcoming ‘2012 Open Tri-Sport Competition’ for anyone 16 years of age and older, with seven members per team, slated for next month February to be held on the 4th and the 6th, at the Lions Park in Tafuna, with other ‘Tri-Sport Competitions’ planned for later in the month.



Holiday Fast Pitch Softball League heads into playoffs

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The team of Alanoa, moments after their victory over the American Samoa National Baseball team with a score of 5- 4 last Saturday at the Tony Solaita Baseball field, during the ‘Holiday Fast Pitch Softball League’, which began on Saturday, December 17.

The league, which is sponsored by the American Samoa Government, Department of Parks and Recreation, American Samoa National Olympic Committee and the American Samoa Softball Association, will be heading into its playoffs this week, with all of the games being played at the Tony Solaita Baseball field.



“NEW SIGHT ON WORLD FAMOUS PAGO BAY: FROZEN FISH HOTEL”

Dear Editor:

This is about the proposed StarKist cold storage facility in Fagatogo. I am just a long-distance observer now, retired to the mainland. I get the bulk of my Tutuila ma Manu’a news from the Samoa News on-line. I have followed the frozen fish hotel story with curious interest since the surprise MOU was announced.



Former Attorney General’s office employee jailed

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The High Court has jailed a former employee of the Attorney General’s office, Tiresa Su’a, convicted of misappropriating more than $77,000 in government funds in connection with the Certificate of Identity (CI) Scam.

Su’a pled guilty to embezzlement and four counts of conspiracy to commit felony stealing.



Solofa case: Nauer testimony consistent with the direct

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Federal prosecutors claim that former local Education Department official Paul Solofa initiated the school bus spare parts scheme, something that its witness Gustav Nauer testified to last week in day one of Solofa’s trial at the federal court in Washington D.C.



Parents happy with Ocean Heroes program

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The ‘Bruckner Chase Toa o’le Tai’ (Ocean Heroes) program, kicked off at the beginning of January 2012, with SHS as the pilot school for this first Ocean Swimming/Ocean Science PE class that teaches not just ocean swimming, but also ocean science, in order to increase student’s health, safety and knowledge of the ocean. It appears to have been received with a warm welcome, as told to Samoa News by some of the parents of SHS students who are currently enrolled in the program.