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Local business woman reaches out to public to help solve multiple burglaries

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A business woman is reaching to the public for assistance after her business office was  broken into three times in the last two weeks. Terri Steffany, who owns several local businesses, said the first time her office was burglarized was two weekends ago, the second time last week, with the latest break- in Monday night.



Fono News

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PROPOSAL TO REPEAL MEDICAL CENTER AUTHORITY

Lawmakers received yesterday the official communication from Gov. Togiola Tulafono regarding a proposed legislation to amend local statute, returning the LBJ Medical Center to the ASG Department of Health.

The measure will now be put in bill form before it’s introduced in both the Senate and House. It’s unclear as to when this will happen.



Fono News

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PROPOSAL TO REPEAL MEDICAL CENTER AUTHORITY

Lawmakers received yesterday the official communication from Gov. Togiola Tulafono regarding a proposed legislation to amend local statute, returning the LBJ Medical Center to the ASG Department of Health.

The measure will now be put in bill form before it’s introduced in both the Senate and House. It’s unclear as to when this will happen.



Court Report

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More than 20 Tafuna High School students have been placed on suspension following a brawl between Vaitogi students and Nu’uuli students last Friday on the high school campus.

Lentoy Matagi principal of Tafuna High School said, she has also made recommendations for the 23 students to be moved to another environment. “At hand, safety is the most important issue... I have to think about the safety of the students that are not involved and the safety of the staff,” she said.



Noel Folasa Chun promoted to Major

Noel David Folasa Chun of Leone was promoted from Captain to Major last Friday, February 3, 2012 in a ceremony in Phoenix, Arizona. Major Chun, son of Dr. Trudie Iuli Sala and Mr. Jeff Chun, has been with the National Guard Unit / 850th Military Police Battalion for 12 years, where he currently serves as a trainer and plans officer. He has had two tours of Iraq and will be deployed this June to support Operation Enduring Freedom.



Fetalaiga a Ausage faatatau le oi ole atunuu ile falemai

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O le taeao nei ua fa’amoemoe e toe feiloa’i ai le Komiti Teuteu, o sui ta’ito’a ono a maota e lua, aua le soalaupeina o se fesoasoani mo le falema’i, ona ua lagona le oi o le atunu’u i si’itaga o pili a le falema’i.

O susuga i Senatoa ia Alo Dr. Paul Stevenson, Velega Savali Jr. ma Lualemaga Faoa, o lo o ta’ita’ia le komiti a le maota maualuga, ae o afioga Faipule ia Vailiuama Steve Leasiolagi, Talia Fa’afetai Iaulualo ma Puleleiite LIamatua Tufele, o lo o ta’ita’ia mai sui mo le Maota o Sui.



Tala ‘oto’oto mai Samoa

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TIGAINA TURISI INITIA INA UA FASI I SE FALE KALAPU

O lo o fa’ata’otolia nei i le maota gasegase i Moto’otua ia se ali’i turisi Initia na fasi e ni isi i se fale kalapu i le po o le Aso To’ona’i na se’i mavae atu.  Na fa’amaonia lenei ripoti e se leoleo mai Tafa’igata, lea sa tiute i le falema’i.

TU’UA’IA NI LEOLEO I LE FA’ATAU FUALA’AU FA’ASAINA



Tala ‘oto’oto mai Samoa

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TIGAINA TURISI INITIA INA UA FASI I SE FALE KALAPU

O lo o fa’ata’otolia nei i le maota gasegase i Moto’otua ia se ali’i turisi Initia na fasi e ni isi i se fale kalapu i le po o le Aso To’ona’i na se’i mavae atu.  Na fa’amaonia lenei ripoti e se leoleo mai Tafa’igata, lea sa tiute i le falema’i.

TU’UA’IA NI LEOLEO I LE FA’ATAU FUALA’AU FA’ASAINA



Tour Guides mo le tautuaina o le Meli tele Aurora

O se va’aiga i le tama’ita’i o Betty Cavanagh lea ua tutu ma le to’atele o ana Tour Guides mo le tautuaina o le Meli tele Aurora i le taeao ananafi i lumafale o le Uafu tele i Fagatogo. Ua laulaututu fo’i le silia ma le 10 pasi mo le auaunaga o e tafafao mai i le atunu’u.

O le fa’amalo e auina atu i lea fo’i vaega o le tupulaga talavou fa’atasi ai ma le tama’ita’i faipisinisi Tradewind Tours & Travel[laei pa’epa’e].
 



Tala o Faamasinoga

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MICHAEL LEATIGAGA & JOE LEOTA

O le Aso Gafua na te’a nei na tutulai ai i luma o le Fa’amasinoga Fa’aitumalo ia Joe Leota ma Michael Leatigaga, lea o lo o tu’ua’ia i lo la ave fa’agaoia o ni pusa wahoo mai i le fale teu’oloa a le kamupani i’a, o le StarKist, i le masina o Aokuso 2011.

O Leota ua molia i moliaga e lua o le talepe fale ma le gaoi, ae o Leatigaga ua tu’ua’ia i le gaoi ma lona taliaina o ni oloa sa ave fa’agaoi.