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ZONE A OFFICERS DON DUST MASKS

The Zone “A” central police command building that has been plagued with problems for years, has another one -- the air. Workers in the building on Norre Gade have been experiencing eye, nose and throat irritations. Police officers and other workers are wearing dust masks to protect themselves. They want the air tested by Monday or say they won't report to work.

MICHELINE MEYERS WORKING FOR BOOK PUBLISHER

Micheline Meyers is in the Washington, D.C., area, working for the production department of an academic book publisher, the Rowman &
Littlefield Publishing Group.

SENATORS SPLIT ON HOSPITAL AUTONOMY

While most Senate Health Committee members agree that the territory’s hospitals should have some degree of autonomy, they are divided on how much.

UNFAIR MEDICAID LIMITS HIT AGAIN

The people who deliver health care in the Virgin Islands are asking -- again -- that limits on federal Medicaid funding here be lifted.

DELEGATE, TURNBULL WIND UP D.C. MEETINGS

Delegate to Congress Donna M. Christian-Christensen and Gov. Charles W. Turnbull wrapped up a week of meetings Thursday in Washington, D.C. Their attendance together at meetings and events all week presented a united front of Virgin Islands elected officials to key members of the House and Senate and Clinton administration officials, according to a release from Christensen's office.

HEARTWORM DISEASE IN CATS

Heartworm disease is a well-known problem for dogs, but cats are also at risk for this deadly disease. In a cat, one worm is enough to cause coughing, exercise intolerance, and possibly stroke or sudden death.

V.I. CALYPSONIAN ON THE INTERNET

Virgin Islanders are turning up with websites all over the net. Calypsonian Fitzroy "Figgy" O'Garro has launched his website.

V.I. WILL MISS 'AUNTIE EDNA' AND 'MISS ANNA'

The Virgin Islands has lost two of its oldest and most revered citizens this week with the deaths of Edna "Auntie Edna" Augusta Adams and Mary Serita "Miss Anna" Thomas.

SIEFERT: V.I. AIRLINE WON'T WORK

If the Virgin Islands wants more air traffic into the territory, it will have to pay a major carrier for it. That's the opinion of Bob Siefert, who spent a year on a government contract trying to increase air service between the islands and the U.S. mainland.

ROOFING PROGRAM NEEDS $7 MILLION TO FINISH

It would take about $7 million to complete the roof repairs to qualifying homeowners under the Home Protection Roofing Program, but the territory will have to be creative to come up with that money.

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