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2011-12-15 13:03:00

PORTAGE, Mich., Dec. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Manatron, Inc., a leader in providing integrated property tax and land administration software for governments worldwide, today announced that the government of Guam has contracted Manatron to license its Government Revenue Management (GRM) software. The GRM software will ultimately provide a single, integrated property tax system for the government of Guam's taxation office, delivering an unprecedented environment that links Guam's real...

2011-11-23 08:00:00

Harrington Industrial Plastics today announced the expansion of its business into Guam with the opening of a new 10,000 square foot facility in Tamuning. Chino, CA (PRWEB) November 23, 2011 Harrington Industrial Plastics, the largest distributor of engineered plastic piping systems in the United States, today announced the expansion of its business into Guam with the opening of a new 10,000 square foot facility in Tamuning. This key location is an extension of the companyâs...

2011-11-07 10:30:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Horizon Lines, Inc. (OTCQB: HRZL) today reported financial results for the fiscal third quarter ended September 25, 2011. Financial results are being presented on a continuing operations basis, excluding discontinued logistics operations. Comparison of GAAP and Non-GAAP Results from Continuing Operations ------------------------------------------------------- (in millions, except per share data)*...

2011-10-24 20:58:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Horizon Lines, Inc. (OTCQB: HRZL), the nation's leading domestic ocean shipping company, today announced it will discontinue its Five Star Express (FSX) trans-Pacific container shipping service between the U.S. West Coast, Guam and China. Horizon is implementing an orderly transition plan, beginning October 31, 2011, and will work aggressively to mitigate any supply chain disruptions for its customers. Discontinuation of the FSX Guam and...

2011-08-26 09:11:00

TOFOL, Kosrae, Federated States of Micronesia, Aug. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The lush tropical island of Kosrae, located halfway between Hawaii and Guam is home to the world's most unspoiled coral reefs. It also offers some interesting options for scuba divers who are wreck diving enthusiasts. For starters there is the wreck of the 19th century sailing ship the Lenora, once sailed by the feared pirate Bully Hayes. There are also three 20th century airplane wrecks to explore. One of...

2011-08-24 16:24:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau today released the 2010 Census population counts for Guam. On April 1, 2010, the population was 159,358. This represented an increase of 2.9 percent from the 2000 Census population of 154,805. The population counts have been provided to the governor. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) The accompanying data table shows population totals and percent changes from 2000 to 2010 for Guam as...

2011-08-16 07:54:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Horizon Lines, Inc. (NYSE: HRZ), the nation's leading domestic ocean shipping company, today announced that Alherd Kazura has been appointed to the new position of Vice President of International Services. Mr. Kazura will report to Brian Taylor, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Commercial Officer of Horizon Lines, Inc. Mr. Kazura was previously Vice President International Planning and Development at Horizon, where...

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2011-08-08 14:49:44

Primary succession on the slopes University of Guam ecologist Thomas Marler recently mobilized efforts to characterize the vegetation that has recovered following the eruption of Mount Pinatubo, Philippines. "My interest was sparked by the paradox that this volcano's cataclysmic 1991 eruption was so powerful it changed global climate, yet after a full 15 years the biology of the recovering ecosystem had not been studied," said Marler. The void of research motivated the Guam ecologist to spend...

2011-07-29 08:05:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Horizon Lines, Inc. (NYSE: HRZ) today reported financial results for the fiscal second quarter ended June 26, 2011. Financial results are being presented on a continuing operations basis, excluding discontinued logistics operations. Comparison of GAAP and Non-GAAP Earnings from Continuing Operations (in millions, except per share data)* Quarters Ended --------------...

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2011-07-27 14:34:41

A NASA satellite has observed Tropical Depression 11W become more organized on infrared imagery. Fortunately, it is moving away from land areas for the next couple of days. Yap and Guam are both experiencing the tail end of gusty winds and rains as Tropical Depression 11W moves between the two islands in the western North Pacific today. At 0900 UTC (5 a.m. EDT) on July 27, Tropical Depression 11W's (TD11W) maximum sustained winds were still near 30 knots (34 mph). It was located about 290...


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Pacific Sheath-tailed Bat, Emballonura semicaudata
2013-01-28 14:19:38

Image Caption: Pacific Sheath-Tailed Bat (Emballonura semicaudata) (pe’ape’a). Credit: Jorge Palmeirim/Wikipedia The Pacific sheath-tailed bat (Emballonura semicaudata), also known as the Polynesian sheath-tailed bat, is a sac-winged bat that can be found in many areas, including Guam, Fiji, Somoa, Palua, Micronesia, Tonga, Vanuatu, and American Somoa. It is thought to occur in forested areas and is known to be highly dependent on the presence of caves. This species is small, with an...

Post Storm Analysis Of Typhoon Sanvu
2012-07-17 14:09:29

Typhoon Sanvu formed to the Southeast of Guam on May 21, 2012 and began to make its track to the North. Sanvu was responsible for strong winds and rain in the Guam area. It then moved to the North and impacted the island known as Iwo To. The pressure dropped to around 975mb with winds around 70mph when it made landfall on Iwo To. The eye wall passed right over the island on the evening of the 25th of May. When Sanvu left the island of Iwo To it rapidly transitioned into an...

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2007-03-19 16:05:37

The Brown Tree Snake, Boiga irregularis, is an arboreal colubrid snake native to eastern and northern coastal Australia, Papua New Guinea, and a large number of islands in northwestern Melanesia. This is a nocturnal snake and is rarely seen by humans in its habitat. The snake is considered a pest in Guam where it is not native. It was carried there on a US military transport at the end of WWII. The slightly venomous, but rather harmless, snake killed almost the entire native bird...

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2005-06-09 11:03:36

The Guam Rail (Rallus owstoni) is a flightless bird native to Guam. It disappeared from southern Guam in the early 1970s and was removed totally from the entire island by the late 1980s. This species is now being bred in captivity by the Division of Aquatic and Wildlife Resources on Guam and at some mainland U.S. zoos. Since 1995, more than 100 rails have been introduced on the island of Rota in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands in an attempt to establish a wild breeding...

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