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Rita Hawks win the cup

Rita Hawks win the cup

Journal 11/30/1984 P1 Gibson’s open The long-anticipated opening of the new Gibson’s shopping venter in Delap is scheduled to occur Saturday. It signals the beginning of a new phase of development in the Marshall Islands, a switch over from the long established practice of “selling” to the more sophisticated game of “merchandising.” The entry of […]

5 i-Kiribati found adrift

5 i-Kiribati found adrift

Journal 11/16/1984 P1 RepMar moves to protect offshore banking status The Republic of the Marshall Islands is moving toward early enactment of new regulations for its burgeoning offshore banking business. The Marshall Islands government began licensing offshore banks in March 1983. Since then, it has licensed 102 such banks. Because the business of offshore banking […]

255 about to lose jobs

255 about to lose jobs

Journal 10/26/1984 P1 RRE looking good You thought you walked into the Ala Moana shopping center by mistake? No, it’s really Robert Reimers Enterprises, the new look really had you fooled. Last Tuesday, RRE had their grand reopening. Ceramic tiles and carpeting with color coordinate ceiling, walls and floor. New counters added to the effect. […]

Bikini divers out of luck

Bikini divers out of luck

Journal 10/19/1984 P1 Eona Simon is graduated from FBI Academy In a September 14 rebased, William H. Webster, Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, announced the law enforcement officers who graduated from the 138th session of the FBI National Academy. They were honored in ceremonies at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia. Among several […]

Anju was a man to watch

Anju was a man to watch

Journal 10/15/1973 P1 Marshall Islands museum nears completion A sprawling gray structure with a yellow-green roof, supported one story off the ground by concrete posts, and with the heavy, blank look that only unpainted concrete can have — this is the new Marshall Islands museum as it nears completion at its site near Uliga Protestant […]

Drunk thief steals truck

Drunk thief steals truck

Journal 10/10/1970 P3 Stolen truck hits ship, taxi, tree… A large grey Mazda truck was stolen early last Tuesday morning. But before it was recovered by police two hours later, the intoxicated driver collided with a ship, hit another vehicle three times, ran into a new house under construction, and finally stopped after hitting a […]

977 hit with flu in Majuro

977 hit with flu in Majuro

Journal 10/3/1970 P1 Flu got you? The present influenza epidemic still has a firm grip on most of the Marshalls District. As of Thursday, all islands, except the southern islands, had reported cases of the flu, according to Dr. John Iaman, district director of Health Services. Iaman said during the past week 977 cases of […]

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