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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man with prior convictions for unlawful possession of illegal drugs is back in court. This time, he’s accused of stealing money from his aunt to buy meth for himself and his friends, and he was found with meth in his possession when arrested. Uelese Faaletau, who is on...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — American Samoa’s shortage of qualified and trained local professionals has been a long standing problem for the territory, which depends on recruiting many of these skills from off island. And the American Samoa Bar Association raised this issue during its gubernatorial...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA  —  Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata highlighted President  Dwight D. Eisenhower’s enduring legacy of promoting local leadership in American Samoa and other Pacific Islands, on the opening day for the public to view the new Eisenhower Memorial in D.C. As a General,...
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COURT REPORT w_header Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A male driver and a female passenger of a vehicle pulled over by police officers for a seat belt violation last week are now in custody after officers discovered illegal drugs and paraphernalia inside the vehicle. The driver, Amosa Siitia and the...
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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Office of Insular Affairs’ is proving $6,800,000 in grant awards through Energizing Insular Communities program to support energy initiatives in the U.S. territories. Interior Assistant Secretary, Insular and International Affairs, Douglas W....
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The government’s plan to relocate the Education Department’ E-Rate Office from Utulei, as well as other ASDOE offices, to the lower campus of Tafuna High School is not sitting well with parents as well as the high school’s Parents and Teachers Association (PTA). The plan...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga has directed police to take into custody the driver of any ASG vehicle, who is not supposed to be operating that vehicle;  and the ASG Road Marshal has been instructed to canvas church locations on Sundays to identify the misuse of ASG vehicles...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Support for teachers, who are instrumental to American Samoa’s future success was the first of seven questions, asked of the four gubernatorial teams, at last Thursday night’s American Samoa Bar Association forum at the packed Gov. H. Rex Lee Auditorium. The four teams,...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — While the American Samoa Power Authority has passed on to its customers savings on electric bills, due to the reduction in the fuel surcharge, Sen. Logoai Siaki Logoai wants to know if ASPA has any plans of their own to reduce the high cost of electricity paid by...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A father of three who lost his wife while he was in custody for violating local drug laws tearful begged the court to release him to care for his young children and rebuild his family. Faamamafa Rhode, who has been in custody since his arrest in May of this year, unable...

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