Good morning & buenas dihas!
Today’s news includes tourism numbers going up, the ongoing discussion on cutting taxes and increasing wages, a new naval hospital, federal commitment to sewage infrastructure, a company buying the abandoned towers at Oka, and renewal of Dr. Robert Underwood’s contract at UOG. ALSO: Baseball, soccer, and volleyball news.
Click on any of the blue links below to go directly to that news site’s story.
Tourism numbers up
MV article – Visitor arrivals up in first half of April – by Jasmine Stole
Lower taxes & higher wages
K57 podcast – Frank Arriola, Troy Torres and Jenevieve Sablan Ooka with Travis Coffman – by Paul Charfauros
PNC story – Rules Committee rejects San Nicolas combined tax cut-wage hike bill – by Kevin Kerrigan
PNC weekly – Governor’s weekly address – Increase wages & cut taxes – by Eddie Baza Calvo
Fed. investments: new hospital, sewer upgrades
PDN article – Feds spend $106.4M on sewer – by Gaynor Dumat-ol Daleno
MV article – New state-of-the-art Naval Hospital now open for business – by news release
KUAM story – 1st official flag raising at new Naval Hospital – by Sabrina Salas Matanane
Abandoned towers may finally be finished
PNC story – Core Tech takes over the mortgage on long stalled Hospital Point condominium project – by Kevin Kerrigan and Jon Anderson
Regents renew Dr. Underwood’s contract
PDN article – UOG renews president’s contract – by Amanda Francel Blas
MV article – UOG regents renew Underwood contract – by news release
Lt. Governor’s weekly address
PDN editorial – Family Violence Registry a good start – by Ray Tenorio
GSPN – Eagles push past Royals in two – by Niko Bulaon
GSPN – Amateur baseball weekend recap – by news release
GSPN – Islanders grab U12 Robby Webber crown – by news release
UPCOMING SPORTING EVENTS: basketball, rugby, softball, tennis, running, MMA, soccer, football, baseball, jiujitsu, paddling, cycling, bowling, golf, wrestling, etc.
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Sports news from Guam Sports Network: www.
***Not all newsrooms post rolling news updates throughout the day.
Have a great day!