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American Samoa voters may amend constitution

PAGO PAGO, American Samoa - More than 100 potential amendments to American Samoa's constitution will be decided by voters in a single...amendments to the Revised Constitution of American Samoa?" Chief Election Officer Soliai T. Fuimaono recently...
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Tsunami advisory for West Coast issued

...dangerous currents in coastal areas of California and Oregon following a magnitude-8 earthquake in the Pacific Ocean near Samoa. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center said an advisory means...
Anchorage firm flies aid to disaster zones

ANCHORAGE - An Anchorage-based carrier is delivering emergency supplies to Samoa and Indonesia to support relief efforts following earthquakes and a tsunami. Lynden Air Cargo tells the Anchorage Daily News it's...
Officer shooting at least 7th this year

...including two Anchorage fatalities that prompted a local group to organize a rally set to take place Saturday.In Wasilla, Albert Samoa Maifea sustained non-life-threatening injuries in the shooting Wednesday night after the 35-year-old Anchorage man ran...
Computers replace human weather broadcasters

...ago in the lower 48.Other 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...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down

...Mexico, South Korea, Argentina, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, Germany, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Russia, Turkey and Western Samoa. In order to become a citizen, applicants must pass an oral test on U.S. civics and history. Interviewers ask them 10...
32 Alaska residents sworn in as U.S. citizens

...South Korea, Tonga, Argentina, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, Germany, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Russia, Turkey and Western Samoa.U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services Officer Sara Hardgrove, who flew down from Anchorage to lead the ceremony alongside...
The challenges and joys of following Francis

...all men and women of good will, to pray at 12 p.m. (noon) in their time zone. This global wave of prayer will begin in Samoa in the South Pacific, and spread westward around the world.I urge you to follow the lead of Pope Francis and join your prayer...
Senate's Hurricane Sandy relief bill contains cash for Alaska

...has criticized the Democratic bill as "packed with funding for unrelated items, such as commercial fisheries in American Samoa and roof repair of museums in Washington, D.C."Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., urged House leaders to "put this...
Woman ordered to repay $11,500 in public assistance benefits

...garnished until restitution is paid in full.In an interview outside the courtroom, Faatoia, who is originally from American Samoa, a U.S. Territory in the South Pacific off the coast of Australia, said English is not her first language, and that she...


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