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Victoria University, NEW ZEALAND — Tropical waters in the Pacific will experience disproportionately high sea-level rise from climate change-induced polar ice melt, according to new research. An academic from New Zealand's Victoria University Antarctic Research Centre is part of a global scientific...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — In documents recently made public, the US Census Bureau provided a summary of the 2020 Island Area Census, in which it will partner with territorial government agencies in American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), Guam, and the US Virgin...
Photos of drums of Agent Orange marked with destination information and an orange band included in a Government Accountability Office report released Nov. 15, 2018.
Hagåtña, GUAM — Guam Delegate Mike San Nicolas is one of at least two members of Congress working on a bill that seeks to grant benefits for presumptive exposure to herbicides with toxic components, such as Agent Orange, to U.S. service members who served on Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — This past week, the Immigration Office still had not located overstayer Kalava Sefo, for which a bench warrant was issued after he failed to appear in District Court for a pretrial conference earlier this month. Sefo, 31, is charged with assault and public peace...
 Rep. Aumua Amata speaking at a Veterans Committee press conference
Washington, DC – Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019 - Congresswoman Aumua Amata announced she has been named Vice Ranking Member of the full Veterans’ Affairs Committee for the 116th Congress. This is in addition to an earlier announcement of the same Vice Ranking Member position for the Small Business...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — There are no more potholes in this area in front of the access to the Tafuna HS gymnasium from the track behind the Office of Motor Vehicles, thanks to work carried out last week by McConnell Dowell to address the long standing problem. The latest community work by...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Lolo Administration has not yet submitted any new proposed legislation that will provide additional financial support for the American Samoa Community College. In his Samoan address to the Fono last month, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga told lawmakers that one of the...
Argosy University is located on the ground floor of the Haleck Building in Ottoville.
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Argosy University being placed under federal court receivership, was prompted by a complaint filed against the institution’s parent-company, for failure to pay outstanding debts totaling more than $200,000 according to the lawsuit before the federal court in Cleveland,...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Two of the three defendants charged in connection with the alleged beating of another inmate inside TCF last November are prepared to enter into an agreement with the government. Reggie Va’avale and Asofa Titio appeared in High Court this week for their pretrial...
King Faipopo and a relative during a live broadcaast last night
Apia, SAMOA — The Police have arrested and charged Malele Paulo, the man better known as “King Faipopo.”  This has been confirmed by his lawyer, Unasa Iuni Sapolu, who is with her client at the Apia Police station. She told the Samoa Observer the charge is in connection to allegations made by Mr....

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