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Marianas Variety's Sophia Perez discusses local issues with members of the CNMI community

Marianas Variety's Sophia Perez discusses local issues with members of the CNMI community
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Marianas Variety's Sophia Perez discusses local issues with members of the CNMI community

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English


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Young Goddhy Talks about Getting His Start

5/19/2019
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Episode Notes Local musician Goddhy Taitingfong tells about getting started with his rap career at a young age. Find out more on the Around the Islands website.

Duration:00:17:17

Analee is Home!!

5/12/2019
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Episode Notes Analee has returned to Saipan safe and sound, wiith nine months' worth of stories about settling Agrigan. Find out more on the Around the Islands website.

Duration:00:23:59

Nick Kelly on Flying Skydive Saipan's New Biplane

4/21/2019
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Episode Notes This week's episode of Around the Islands features Nick Kelly, the pilot of Skydive Saipan's new biplane. He tells host Sophia Perez about what it takes to fly the 1930's-style aircraft, then takes her for a trip around the island. Find out more on the Around the Islands website.

Duration:00:13:48

New CW Regulations Explained by Saipan Lawyers

4/14/2019
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Episode Notes Saipan lawyers Bruce Mailman, Maya Kara, and George Hasselback explain the new CW regulations and the impacts they will have for employers and employees.

Duration:00:36:33

The CNMI Legalizes It with Dr. John Doyle

4/7/2019
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Episode Notes In this episode, Sophia talks to Dr. John Doyle about the legalization of marijuana in the CNMI, the rationale behind regulations, and the history of the drug's legal status.

Duration:00:18:22

Chinese Robots Build Affordable Housing with Chris Fryling

3/31/2019
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Episode Notes In this week’s episode of Around the Islands, Sophia Perez sits down with Chris Fryling, president and principal at N15 Architects, to talk about his company’s development of $65,000 two-bedroom modular homes built strong enough to withstand winds of 225 miles per hour.

Duration:00:15:00

Lead-HER-ship with the Congresswomen of the CNMI

3/24/2019
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Episode Notes Sophia Perez interviews Congresswomen Janet Maratita, Tina Sablan, and Sheila Babauta about roadblocks they've encountered as female legislatures and the strengths they believe female leaders have to offer.

Duration:00:14:56

Stuck in Saipan with Denis Uvarov

3/19/2019
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Episode Notes Russian dissident Denis Uvarov talks about his struggles on Saipan after fleeing political persecution.

Duration:00:14:15

Marianas Strong with Meena Benevente

3/17/2019
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Artist Meena Benevente discusses anxiety, painting, and tin debris after Typhoon Yutu

Duration:00:15:36