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St. Thomas Man Pleads Guilty to Bribery
Miguel Rodriguez Ramirez, 45, of St. Thomas pleaded guilty Friday in District Court to a charge that he bribed a…

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Philanthropist Neil Weiss Dies at 92

Businessman and philanthropist Neil Weiss died Wednesday at age 92 on St. Thomas. Following a 10 a.m. service Sunday at Turnbull’s Funeral Home, he will be buried at the Jewish Cemetery.

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2016-02-12 22:29:22
Beach Advisory for February 8-12

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for Enterococci Bacteria and Turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public of the following:

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2016-02-12 13:53:40
Mapp Nominates Usie Richards to Casino Control Commission

Gov. Kenneth Mapp on Thursday nominated former V.I. Sen. Usie R. Richards to serve as a member of the Virgin Islands Casino Control Commission, Government House announced.

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2016-02-11 22:49:48
Deaths — St. Thomas
Vernice Freeman Joefield Has Died

May 4, 2007 – Vernice Freeman Joefield died on April 24, in Newark, N.J.
She is survived by her mother, Avna Baronville Freeman; daughter, Lisa Bryan Vernardo; sons: Kelvin Joefield Sr., Shane Donovan Sr., Romaine Donavan and Kareem Dawson. Other survivors include sisters: Velma Freeman Balboza, Vivica Freeman Turnbull, Venda Freeman Inman, Venette Freeman; brothers: Verne and Virdin Freeman; 8 grandchildren and many other friends and relatives too numerous to mention.
There will be a viewing held from 9-10 a.m., on Saturday, May 5, at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m., at the church. Interment will be at Eastern Cemetery.
All arrangements are by Davis Funeral Home, 774-1464.

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