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Homicides 2016

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2016 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, as reported by the VIPD. Cases…

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Three events are slated for the opening of the school year – V.I. Fathers Back to School Barbecue and Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 27; the Back to School Days of Prayer on Saturday , Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4; and the V.I. Fathers March on Sept. 6, the first day of school for public schools in the territory. Organizers are encouraging fathers to take their children back to school starting on the first day.

 
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Man Drowns at Independence Boat Yard

A man whose identity was not released drowned Friday evening at the Independence Boat Yard in Frydenhoj, the V.I. Police Department reported.

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2016-09-30 23:20:00
Fraud Experts Advise Seniors

Ponzi and pyramid schemes, Publishers Clearing House, mystery shopper and home repair scams have all been perpetrated on Virgin Islanders, and were the subjects of a fraud watch forum Thursday.

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2016-09-29 23:29:20
Territories to Receive $126 Million-Plus for Zika fight

Congress budgeted $1.1 billion to fight the Zika virus in legislation approved Wednesday to fund the government through December, with more than $126 million allocated to the territories.

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2016-09-29 23:27:21
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CAHS to Present Spring Play, 'Good Morning, Miss Millie'

Charlotte Amalie High School will present its spring drama production of "Good Morning, Miss Millie" at 7 p.m., Saturday, May 16, in the Ruth E. Thomas Auditorium. The play, written by Alwin Bully, highlights several aspects of Dominican culture. This drama is sponsored by the English Department and directed by drama teacher Melony Dawes.
Tickets are on sale for $7 each from the English Department and from members of the drama class. The entire community is invited to come out and support the budding actors at Charlotte Amalie High School.

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