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  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'America/Chicago' for 'CDT/-5.0/DST' instead in /var/www/vhosts/samoanews.com/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/archive/archive.pages.inc on line 298.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'America/Chicago' for 'CDT/-5.0/DST' instead in /var/www/vhosts/samoanews.com/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/archive/archive.pages.inc on line 299.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'America/Chicago' for 'CDT/-5.0/DST' instead in /var/www/vhosts/samoanews.com/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/archive/archive.pages.inc on line 330.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'America/Chicago' for 'CDT/-5.0/DST' instead in /var/www/vhosts/samoanews.com/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/archive/archive.pages.inc on line 331.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'America/Chicago' for 'CDT/-5.0/DST' instead in /var/www/vhosts/samoanews.com/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/archive/archive.pages.inc on line 332.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'America/Chicago' for 'CDT/-5.0/DST' instead in /var/www/vhosts/samoanews.com/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/archive/archive.pages.inc on line 77.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'America/Chicago' for 'CDT/-5.0/DST' instead in /var/www/vhosts/samoanews.com/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/archive/archive.pages.inc on line 78.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'America/Chicago' for 'CDT/-5.0/DST' instead in /var/www/vhosts/samoanews.com/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/archive/archive.pages.inc on line 77.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'America/Chicago' for 'CDT/-5.0/DST' instead in /var/www/vhosts/samoanews.com/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/archive/archive.pages.inc on line 78.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'America/Chicago' for 'CDT/-5.0/DST' instead in /var/www/vhosts/samoanews.com/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/archive/archive.pages.inc on line 77.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'America/Chicago' for 'CDT/-5.0/DST' instead in /var/www/vhosts/samoanews.com/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/archive/archive.pages.inc on line 78.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'America/Chicago' for 'CDT/-5.0/DST' instead in /var/www/vhosts/samoanews.com/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/archive/archive.pages.inc on line 77.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'America/Chicago' for 'CDT/-5.0/DST' instead in /var/www/vhosts/samoanews.com/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/archive/archive.pages.inc on line 78.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'America/Chicago' for 'CDT/-5.0/DST' instead in /var/www/vhosts/samoanews.com/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/archive/archive.pages.inc on line 77.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'America/Chicago' for 'CDT/-5.0/DST' instead in /var/www/vhosts/samoanews.com/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/archive/archive.pages.inc on line 78.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'America/Chicago' for 'CDT/-5.0/DST' instead in /var/www/vhosts/samoanews.com/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/archive/archive.pages.inc on line 77.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'America/Chicago' for 'CDT/-5.0/DST' instead in /var/www/vhosts/samoanews.com/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/archive/archive.pages.inc on line 78.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'America/Chicago' for 'CDT/-5.0/DST' instead in /var/www/vhosts/samoanews.com/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/archive/archive.pages.inc on line 77.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'America/Chicago' for 'CDT/-5.0/DST' instead in /var/www/vhosts/samoanews.com/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/archive/archive.pages.inc on line 78.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'America/Chicago' for 'CDT/-5.0/DST' instead in /var/www/vhosts/samoanews.com/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/archive/archive.pages.inc on line 77.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'America/Chicago' for 'CDT/-5.0/DST' instead in /var/www/vhosts/samoanews.com/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/archive/archive.pages.inc on line 78.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'America/Chicago' for 'CDT/-5.0/DST' instead in /var/www/vhosts/samoanews.com/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/archive/archive.pages.inc on line 77.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'America/Chicago' for 'CDT/-5.0/DST' instead in /var/www/vhosts/samoanews.com/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/archive/archive.pages.inc on line 78.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'America/Chicago' for 'CDT/-5.0/DST' instead in /var/www/vhosts/samoanews.com/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/archive/archive.pages.inc on line 77.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'America/Chicago' for 'CDT/-5.0/DST' instead in /var/www/vhosts/samoanews.com/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/archive/archive.pages.inc on line 78.

Tuuaia alii se toalua fai uiga mataga teineititi 12 tausaga

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E toalua ni alii na taofia e leoleo i le faaiuga o le vaiaso na te’a nei ma tutulai ai i luma o le Faamasinoga Faitumalo i le taeao ananafi, ona o tuuaiga i lo la faia o ni uiga mataga i se teineititi e 12 tausaga le matua.

O i laua e toalua ua tuuaia e le malo e aofia ai le ‘uncle’ o le teineititi, e 32 tausaga le matua, ma le alii la te tuaoi o Lemisio John Taetuli, 36 tausaga le matua.



Faavae suiga ofisa Leoleo i faaletonu tulai mai falepuipui

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O nisi o suiga e pei ona toe faia i totonu o le Matagaluega o le Puipuiga o le Saogalemu Lotoifale, sa faavae mai ona o nisi o faaletonu o lo o tulai mai i le toese i Tafuna, tulaga le faamaoni o leoleo i le faatinoina o latou tiute, o amioga e le manatu mamafa ai i le faatinoga o tiute, aemaise ai o le masalomia o le aafia ai ma faiga faasolitulafono.



Fa’atulaga iloiloga Senate pili tupe totogi ai Poloaiga Faamasinoga

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O le aso Lulu nei lea ua faatulaga ai le iloiloga a le Komiti o le Paketi a le Maota Maualuga, e fesiligia ai molimau a le malo e uiga i pili tupe e lua na faaulu e le alii kovana i le tausaga na te’a nei, e faatupe ai poloaiga e lua a le faamasinoga maualuga ua maea ona tuuina mai, ona o nisi o mataupu sa faia faasaga i le malo.



Seki le fa’atonutonua o Pomu - Fitafita Samoa

O le ali’i Eafosi mai Samoa Tech. Sgt. Mitchell Polu, o ia lea o lo’o faigaluega i le Joint Terminal Attack Controller, na fa’aulufale atu i le Eafosi mai le Nofoaga fa’apitoa o le Eafosi i Ft. Carson i Colorado, o ia lea o lo’o ua avea ma sui o le 817th Expeditionary Air Support Operations Sq., Jalalabad Airfield, Afghanistan,  na fa’atonutonua pomu e ao ina tafana atu i le aso 3 Iulai, 2012, ma ua fa’amautinoa mai le sa’o lelei o le pa ’u a nei pomu i mea sa tatau ona fa’apapa.



Tala o Faamasinoga

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LAMALA TUFELE

Ua i luma o le Fa’amasinoga Maualuga se talosaga a le tama’ita’i o Lamala Tufele, lea o lo o tuuaia i moliaga mamafa e lua o le gaoi, iina ia faatulaga se aso o lona fa’amasinoga autu.

Na tu’ua’ia Tufele i lona talaina o se tupe mai i se teugatupe a se tagata i totonu o le Faletupe o Hawaii (BOH), e ala i le fa’aaogaina o le ATM.

O le taeao ananafi na fuafua e faia ai lona ulua’i iloiloga, lea na fa’aulu ai lana talosga mo sona fa’amasinoga autu.



Op-Ed: Manu’atele, Part 2

Development requires transportation, leadership, and support

The development of the Manu’atele cannot be achieved and maintained without a reliable means of transportation, both air and sea. The possibility of Samoa Air — a private enterprise operating out of independent Samoa — of flying to Ofu Manu’a from Tutuila, an extension of its flights from Maota Savaii to Tutuila, is welcome news to Manu’a, and Ofu residents in particular. 



OP-ED: Geriatric Pedophiles

The plague of sexual abuse in American Samoa is slowly penetrating through our carefully guarded and tended religious and cultural boundaries. Revered faces are replacing faceless gossip and stories whispered behind hands. Also revealed are the silent struggles of victims to be heard and demanding justice.



Former Asst AG will enforce Colorado victim’s rights

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Former ASG Assistant Attorney General, Lisa Teesch-Maguire has been appointed to enforce the rights of victims in the Aurora, Colo. theater shooting that killed 12 people including a 9-year old girl and injuring more than a dozen.

In a statement yesterday, District Attorney Carol Chambers, who is the chief law enforcement officer of the 18th Judicial District Attorney's Office based in Centennial, Colo., announced Teesch-Maguire was named the case’s victims’ rights specialist and advocate.



Temp changes at DPS made to upgrade TCF standards

Parole board member: “…TCF is where the Commissioner sends DPS undesirables”
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Commissioner of Public Safety Tuaolo Manaia Fruean has again issued a memorandum noting “dishonesty in job performance, immoral behaviors and/ or alleged criminal conduct” against some of the Correction Officers at the Tafuna Correctional Facility.

The Department of Public Safety moved forward with temporary assignments within the department to resolve the recent issues at the TCF, according to a memorandum issued last Friday, effective the same day.



DOE employee found guilty of assaulting student

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A school bus driver with the Department of Education, Ioane Atanoa will be sentenced on August 16, 2012 following a guilty verdict rendered by District Court Judge Elvis Patea last week. Atanoa was found guilty of third degree Assault for hitting a 12- year old female student in the face while he was dropping her off from school.

Assistant Attorney General Blake Hanley told Samoa News they have been receiving information concerning this bus driver using physical force against other students.