Good morning & buenas dihas!
Unfortunately, we start this week with tragic news of four traffic crash deaths. Our condolences and prayers are with the families and friends of those who died, and for the recovery of the one in the hospital. Other news include the debate on whether to raise the minimum wage, the possibility of a new airline servicing expanded routes to the Philippines, GPD’s fight against crime, 3,000 Guamanians getting healthier, and the week’s schedule of road construction. ALSO: Sports news from Baby Joe Taimanglo’s fight to Smokin’ Wheels and the Royals’ win to add to its undefeated status.
Click on any of the blue links below to go directly to that news site’s story.
Car crash claims 4 lives
MV article – 4 die in car accident – by Jasmine Stole
KUAM story – 4 people dead after serious crash in Yigo – by Sabrina Salas Matanane
Help or Hurt?: Minimum wage pros & cons
PDN article – 8,000 families could earn more: But increase may not offset loss of public assistance – by Gaynor Dumat-ol Daleno
PDN editorial – Danger: Raising minimum wage could hurt a lot more than it helps – by PDN
Roadwork this week
PNC weekly update – The Roadwork Ahead – by news release
MV article – Blue House cops to be sentenced today – by Gina Tabonares-Reilly
MV article – GPD SPEAR operation begins – by Jasmine Stole
More tourism possible
MV article – Cebu Pacific may launch Guam route – by Mar-Vic Cagurangan
KUAM story – Almost 3,000 runners participate in Guam Int’l Marathon – by Sabrina Salas Matanane
GSPN – Racers thrive in Smokin’ Wheels Weekend – by Jeff Ochavillo
GSPN – 2014 Guam International Marathon – by Robert Balajadia
GSPN – Volleyball: Eagles soar past Knights – by Mike Nauta, Jr.
GSPN – 38th Special Olympics takes over Okkodo – by Mike Nauta, Jr.
PNC – Yona Redhawks stage comeback win against Bank of Guam Athletics in BBL at Paseo – by Gerry Cruz
PNC – Quality Distributors trips up Guam Shipyard in Budlight Women’s Soccer League at GFA in Harmon – by Gerry Cruz
MV – Emerson handed unanimous decision over Taimanglo – by Matt Weiss
MV – Royals soccer team wins close game, remains undefeated – by David Macaluso
UPCOMING SPORTING EVENTS: basketball, rugby, softball, tennis, running, MMA, soccer, football, baseball, jiujitsu, paddling, cycling, bowling, golf, wrestling, etc.
Stay tuned to the news throughout the day. The Governor’s Office also sends out news releases. Otherwise, news is posted on:
Sports news from Guam Sports Network: www.
***Not all newsrooms post rolling news updates throughout the day.
Have a great week!