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2010-03-08 16:38:00

NEW YORK, March 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) and its wholly owned subsidiary Continental Micronesia today said that their joint application to offer nonstop service from the carriers' hubs at New York/Newark and Guam to Tokyo's Haneda Airport should be approved by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) because the airlines have made the best case for the route awards. "DOT should award Continental's proposal to operate daily New York/Newark-Haneda...

2010-03-08 15:11:00

WASHINGTON, March 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This year, America conducts its 23rd census. The nation's largest domestic mobilization began in a remote corner of Alaska and will continue throughout the rest of the country - and in Puerto Rico and the Island Areas (American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam and the Virgin Islands) - with the goal of counting every resident once, and only once, and in the right place. (Logo:...

2010-02-26 16:39:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Horizon Lines, Inc. (NYSE: HRZ), the nation's leading domestic ocean shipping and integrated logistics company, today announced that it has reached a binding Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with APM Terminals North America (APMT) for a new six-year U.S. terminal services agreement, effective immediately. The prior agreement with APMT was scheduled to expire on December 10, 2010. The MOU applies to stevedoring and terminal services...

2010-02-17 13:45:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- a la mode, inc., the dominant provider of appraisal-related technology and services to the mortgage industry, today released the first public edition of The Appraisal Fee Reference(TM). The AFR(TM) is the authoritative national analysis of independent appraisal fees, and is just one of the monthly data sets published as part of a la mode's Appraisal Industry Analytics(TM) practice. Using the data from hundreds of thousands of verified and validated...

2010-02-16 16:27:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) and its wholly-owned subsidiary Continental Micronesia today submitted a joint application to the Department of Transportation to provide nonstop service from the carriers' hubs in New York/Newark and Guam to Tokyo's Haneda airport. Continental and Continental Micronesia seek the route awards as part of a historic open skies agreement between the U.S. and Japan, which is anticipated to come into force later...

2010-01-19 08:00:00

OKINAWA, Japan, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- SDV Solutions, Inc. recently opened two additional overseas technology support centers to enhance the OCONUS capabilities of its Global Support Division. These facilities, located in Okinawa, Japan, and on the island of Guam, are staffed full time to provide extensive depot-level repair services to the Department of Defense. Located just outside Kadena Air Force Base, SDV Solutions' Okinawa IT support center provides integration services,...

2009-12-17 10:30:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) begins new nonstop service from Honolulu and its Guam hub to Nadi, Fiji on Friday, Dec. 18, 2009. "Nadi is a popular vacation spot that attracts visitors from around the world and fits well with our portfolio of destinations throughout the Pacific," said Jim Compton, Continental's executive vice president of marketing. "We've scheduled the Fiji flights to conveniently connect with Continental's flights from...

2009-11-11 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- WorldNow, the leading online technology, content and revenue-solutions company for local media, has announced that it has expanded its reach with the launch of KUAM in Guam. WorldNow is providing KUAM with its full CMS and video platform in a multi-year deal. Guam is an island in the western Pacific Ocean and is an organized, unincorporated territory of the United States. It is one of five U.S. territories with an established civilian government. KUAM...

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2009-10-02 13:27:28

Melor has become a Super Typhoon with sustained winds near 130 mph, and is crossing Guam and its islands this weekend. Warnings and watches are already up for the region. A typhoon warning is in force for Saipan and Tinian. A typhoon watch is in force for Rota and Agrihan, and a tropical storm warning is in effect for Guam, Rota and Agrihan, meaning that tropical storm conditions are expected within 24 hours. NASA's Aqua satellite flew over Super Typhoon Melor on October 1 at 15:59 UTC (1:59...

2009-08-06 11:21:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) today announced new service from its Guam hub and Honolulu to Nadi, Fiji beginning Dec. 18, 2009. The flights will also offer convenient connections from the U.S. mainland, Japan and Continental's Micronesian network to Nadi. "We are pleased to add Nadi to our portfolio of Pacific destinations," said Jim Compton, Continental's executive vice president of marketing. "Fiji is a popular vacation spot that attracts...


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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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Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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