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Amata meets with VA Under-Secretary for Health

Part of ongoing talks with VA Leadership to improve services and facilities for Veterans in American Samoa
Source: Media Release, Aumua Amata's office

Washington, D.C. –Congresswoman Aumua Amata met with Dr. David Schulkin, who serves as the Deputy Under-Secretary for the Veterans Health Administration last Thursday afternoon as part of an ongoing discussion with VA leadership to see what can be done to improve the services and facilities utilized by veterans in American Samoa.
 



Study: Humans inherit murderous tendencies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Evolution and genetics seem to have baked a certain amount of murder into humans as a species, but civilization has tamed some of the savage beast in us, according to a new study.

Scientists calculated the rate at which more than 1,000 mammal species kill their own kind, and noticed how closely related species have similar rates of lethal violence. They essentially found that where a species is on evolutionary tree of life tells a lot about how violent the species is to its own kind. And we're in a rough neighborhood.



Maliu se ali’i pagota i totonu o le toese

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O le fa’aiuga o le vaiaso na te’a nei na maliu ai se ali’i pagota a o tuli ai lona fa’asalaga i totonu o le toese i Tafuna. I le fefiloi ai o le mau ripoti e fa’atatau i le maliu o lenei ali’i pagota, na mafua ai loa ona fesiligia e le Samoa News le Komesina o Leoleo mo le fa’amaninoina o lenei mataupu.
 



Faigata ona saili se kamupani e fa’atautaia femalagaaiga....

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......mo Manu'a
 
E ui e to’atele latou te lagolagoina le tatau lea ona taoto atu i se kamupani tua le fa’atautaiga o tulaga tau femalagaaiga mo Manu’a, peita’i o le fa’afitauli numera tasi o lo o i ai, o le faigata lea ona saili o se kamupani tua latou te fa’atautaia lea tulaga, e ui o se tulaga lea na taua e le sui fa’atonusili o le Pulega o Uafu ma Taulaga, “o se tulaga lelei ma taua”.
 



Fa’aopoopo tupe fesoasoani mai le feterale mo AS

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O le fonotaga a le Kovana ma lana Kapeneta i le vaiaso nei, na manino ai le fa’aopoopo pea lea i luga o le aofa’i o tupe ua mafai ona fa’amatu’u mai e le malo feterale mo Amerika Samoa.
 
O lea tulaga na mafai ona saunoa i ai le afioga i le ali’i kovana ia Lolo Matalasi Moliga, lea fo’i na lagolagoina i le saunoaga a le sui o le Ofisa o le Initeria i Amerika Samoa, le faletua ia Lydia Faleafine-Nomura, lea sa ia taua i le Kapeneta le atoa i le tausaga lenei o le 25 tausaga talu ona avea o ia ma tagata faigaluega a le Initeria.



ASCC-SGA to host candidate forums

As has become customary during election season, the Student Government Association (SGA) at the American Samoa Community College (ASCC) will host two forums to familiarize students and the general public with the candidates running for Governor and Lieutenant Governor, and Congressional Delegate of American Samoa. The Gubernatorial Forum will take place on Tuesday, October 4th, beginning at 12:30 p.m., followed two days later by the Congressional Forum on Thursday, October 6th at the same time. Both events will be held in the ASCC Gymnasium.
 



Siitia pea tulaga o le tautua a le LBJ mo le atunu’u

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O le fa’aopoopoina mai o ta’avale mo le vaega a le EMS, e tautua ai le atunu’u pe a gasegase, aemaise ai o le tatala aloaiaina o le potu e taunu’u i ai gasegase tigaina i le falema’i o le LBJ i le taeao ananafi, ua atagia mai ai le si’itia pea lea i luma o tulaga i le tautua atoa ai ma le auaunaga a le falema’i mo le atunu’u.
 



Cool Stuff: Breeze, Family Fun Perfected!

A Sony Handicam, a Canon Rebel, and a big screen TV have been excellent family gifts the past decade. Yuneec is blowing away those classics with their just debuted "Breeze" user-friendly drone, their CEO calls a "Flying Camera".
 
The "Breeze" will go everywhere with you indoor and outdoors... so as with your favorite pet, better think of a personalized cute name for this new best friend.
 



Fuafua le tatalaina o le Falepuipui fou i le vaiaso fou

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O le tatalaina ai o le Falepuipui fou a le malo i Tafuna i le aso Tofi o le vaiaso fou, e pei ona fa’amaonia i le fonotaga a le Kapeneta sa usuia i le vaiaso nei i le potufono a le Ofisa o Fa’atoaga a le malo i Tafuna, o le a mafai ai ona foia ni isi o fa’afitauli ua tele tausaga o fetaia’i ma le Matagaluega o le Puipuiga o le Saogalemu Lautele, e pei o le sosola i tua o pagota, aemaise ai o le sao atu i totonu o le toese o ni isi o mea faitino e le tatau ona umia e pagota e pei o telefoni ma fualaau fa’asaina.
 



FY 2017 Budget in approval process

FONO NEWS
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The Senate and House on Monday approved in third and final reading their respective versions of the fiscal year 2017 budget totaling $380.87 million. The two chambers now go through the process of approving each others budget version before sending one version to the governor for approval.
 



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