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Computers replace human weather broadcasters

...sites to be converted later to digital voices are in the U.S. territories of Guam, American Samoa and Northern Mariana islands, officials said.Wherever the digital voices are deployed, they can be customized to pronounce locations accurately...
Ice-breaking ferry may be headed to Northern Mariana Islands cut its losses and give the boat to the Northern Mariana Islands, a U.S. territory in the middle of the Pacific...has emerged from the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Krueger said. Even in that, there is not yet the...
All-class reunion expected to draw hundreds of JDHS grads July 2-3

...said. The alumnus traveling the farthest is Dick Folta, Class of 1953, who is coming from Saipan in the Northern Mariana Islands. Two people are coming from Hawaii, Miller said. Among the registrants is Barbara Winn Roberts, Class of 1934...
Former Alaska congressional aide to be sentenced

...that against him." According to court documents, Zachares was a labor and immigration official in the Northern Mariana Islands when he first encountered Abramoff, who lobbied for the U.S. possession. In 2002, after Zachares returned to...
House aide helped FBI investigate congressmen

...forthcoming and truthful in every instance." According to Zachares' plea, he was a former top official of the Northern Mariana Islands government, a U.S. possession in the Pacific, when Abramoff was lobbying on its behalf. When Zachares returned...
Diane Benson gears up for another try at Young's seat

...Alaskans as possible face to face. Urging an end to the Iraq War and hammering Young over his relationship with Northern Mariana Islands business interests, and their lobbyist, Jack Abramoff, Benson laid the groundwork for a future race against a weakened...
Northwest Digest

...saying he heard voices from Kodiak on the radio while serving as a deck watch officer in waters around the Northern Mariana Islands. Brooks addressed the assembled COMMSTA crew directly to thank them "for ensuring the safety of those people who...
Alaska editorial: Split 9th Circuit

...Idaho, Oregon, Montana and Washington. Left in the 9th Circuit would be California, Hawaii, Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands. By any measure, the remaining 9th Circuit still would be huge - both geographically and in the number of cases...
Delegation's Abramoff connections disturbing

...blocked legislation that, according to the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, "would have put garment manufacturers in the Mariana Islands, notorious for running sweatshops - under federal labor laws." When you buy something "Made in USA," it very...
EPA: Traces of radiation in Alaska, 6 other states

...Nevada and Washington. Small amounts also have been found in the Pacific islands of Guam, Saipan and the Northern Mariana Islands. Separately, preliminary state testing indicated low levels of radiation linked to the Japanese crisis in Massachusetts...


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