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Banking Board Meets to Review Proposed Closure of FirstBank Branch

The Virgin Islands Banking Board met on Wednesday, Oct. 29, to consider several items including FirstBank’s proposal to close the…

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Police Commissioner Rodney F. Querrard Sr. discusses the Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, homicide of Keithroy Caines at Oswald Harris Housing Court.

 
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Best Beginnings Early Childhood Conference Brings Change

The 16th annual Best Beginnings Early Childhood Conference on St. Thomas showcased a new program style, two keynote speakers, and an emphasis on continuing education and teacher certification.

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2014-10-30 22:38:35
Jewels of the Virgin Isles – One Year Later

When I decided to bring this column to life on Nov. 1, 2013, it was to raise awareness about the incredible contributions that men and women from the U.S. Virgin Islands are making to American life and on an international scale.

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2014-10-30 22:33:41
DeJongh, Atlantic Basin Official, Sign Operating Agreement for Refinery

Gov. John deJongh Jr. and principals of Atlantic Basin Refining VI signed an operating agreement Wednesday that, once approved by the Legislature, will begin the process of restarting the oil refinery on St. Croix's south shore.

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2014-10-29 20:13:06
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Cheryl P. Franklin Named Dean of Nursing at UVI

Aug. 13, 2008 – Dr. Cheryl P. Franklin, doctor of nursing science, has been named the University of the Virgin Islands' dean of nursing. She began work on July 28. Her main office will be located on the St. Croix campus.
Franklin has served the New Orleans area of Louisiana for over three decades as a registered nurse in clinical practice and as an educator in the field of nursing. She began her teaching career as a clinical instructor at the Charity Hospital School of Nursing in New Orleans and later served at Our Lady of the Lake School of Nursing in Baton Rouge and at Dillard University. The new dean has also served as an associate professor, level coordinator, director of the Associate of Science Nursing Program, and lastly as the assistant dean for the College of Nursing and Allied Health at Nicholls State University at Thibodaux, La.

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