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BIR Informs Public of Increase in Taxes on Tobacco Products

Increases to the excise tax rates for cigarettes, cigars and other tobacco products will go into effect on June 1.

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Half a dozen young people, local artists and music producers have created a peace song for Carnival 2014. To read more about the song, click here.
 

 
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The Bookworm: 'On the Origins of Sports'

Why are games played like they are, with different balls and a field of certain size? “On the Origins of Sports” by Gary Belsky & Neil Fine explains those and many other head-scratchers.

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2016-05-24 23:06:20
Students Get ‘Hands On’ Learning; STEAM Winners Announced

Five students took their place in the ranks of computer program developers and another dozen took prizes in graphic publishing and website design at the annual STEAM Fair last week on St. Thomas.

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2016-05-24 22:31:58
Customs Officers Make ID Fraud Arrest at St. Thomas Airport

Chintamkumar Patel, 23, made his initial appearance before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller on Friday after being charged in a complaint with using a false document to defraud the United States.

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2016-05-24 21:50:49
Lifestyles — St. Thomas
Crazy Woman’s Guide to Health: Going Nuts!

I love nuts. I live on them. I have spent the last 30 years experimenting. I get my protein and my snacks from nuts. I have lost all the weight I had gained from my carb loading diet and I have kept it off.

Read entire articleSep 15 2015 - 10:18pm
V.I. Health Care Execs Attend Yale Forum

The University of the Virgins Islands partnered with Yale University to bring a five member U.S. Virgin Islands delegation to the Yale Global Health Leadership Institute Forum for Change in Hartford, Connecticut.

Read entire articleJul 25 2015 - 9:02pm
Crazy Woman’s Guide to Health: The Sweet Sugar-Free Life

Thirty years ago, after reading “Sugar Blues” by William Duffy, I began my three-decade journey to find some way to give up sugar while still living the sweet life.

Read entire articleApr 30 2015 - 9:47pm
Crazy Woman’s Guide to Health: The Best Years Ever

These are the best years of my life. Not every 65 year old feels that way. But I do.I wake up most mornings ready to hit the ground running. And I never get sick. But I did recently. It lasted about two hours.

Read entire articleMar 12 2015 - 11:40pm
Crazy Woman’s Guide to Health: Fasting

For me, fasting has always had three major benefits: Weight control, mental clarity and rest for my digestive tract. There’s also, it turns out, a fat burning factor that happens.

Read entire articleFeb 19 2015 - 11:14pm
Crazy Woman’s Guide to Health: Flexibility

Yoga is the act of stretching the spine. Flexibility means being adaptable. When we live in the moment we have no choice but to be aware and adjust for whatever is happening.

Read entire articleFeb 5 2015 - 10:06pm
The Crazy Woman’s Guide to Health

Empirical knowledge is far more important to me than all the crap we are bombarded with in the media – all the “research” paid for by whom we must ask. Do your own research.

Read entire articleJan 21 2015 - 5:20pm
The Crazy Woman’s Guide to Health

Being fat is sad, frustrating, humiliating and rules every decision, every facet of life, when you are. It tells you what clothes you can wear, where you can go, who you can date or marry.

Read entire articleJan 8 2015 - 7:08pm
The Crazy Woman’s Guide to Health

In putting experience and beliefs into words, “The Crazy Woman’s Guide to Health,” offers advice on how to live without the use of antacids, painkillers, pharmaceuticals or hospitals.

Read entire articleJan 1 2015 - 11:17pm
Global Life Church Gives Schedule for 2014

Global Life Church's schedule for church activities is as follows:

Read entire articleApr 29 2014 - 4:05pm