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CLINTON PROPOSES RUM-TAX INCREASE

President Bill Clinton has included in his fiscal year 2000 budget a proposal to return to the Virgin Islands the entire $13.50-per-proof gallon federal tax levied on V.I. rum. This is an increase of $3 over the present $10.50 per gallon returned to the V.I. government.

UNITED WAY FALLS $80,000 SHORT OF GOAL

Even though United Way set its goal lower than last year, the agency is still about $80,000 short of its $490,000 goal at the end of its campaign. But United Way officials remain hopeful that more money will come in.

HAZELLE OFFERS 'LOVE, LAUGHTER' SATURDAY

Virgin Islanders, prepare: Hazelle Goodman is getting ready to take the stage again this weekend, and for two worthy causes. The acress/comedienne promises "a night of comedy" and "an opportunity to play."

CHEE-YUN RETURNS TO TILLETT'S WEDNESDAY

Chee-Yun, a Korean violinist who is widely recognized in the music world as one of today's most gifted young musicians, returns to Tillett Gardens on Wednesday night. Those who have heard her play before say it's a must-see concert.

BERRY TO PUBLIC WORKS: FIX ROADS

Sen. Lorraine Berry is asking Public Works officials to repair roads, replace street lights and clean clogged drains across St. Thomas.

HOW TO RELIEVE STRESS

"Not too long ago, and not so far away, I came across what I thought was the most thoughtful and remarkable concept in recent times," writes Daisy Holder Lafond. It turned out to be the perfect stress-reliever.

SPANISH MASS IN FRENCHTOWN

Beginning on Jan. 31 there will be a mass said in Spanish at 9:30 a.m. on Sundays at St. Anne's Chapel in Frenchtown.

DLCA FOOD BASKET SURVEY FOR JANUARY

Here are the results of last month's convenience store Food Basket Survey from the Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs.

FISHERY MANAGEMENT HEARING SET

A public hearing will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4 at the V.I. Fish and Game Club in Red Hook regarding Draft Management Plan for overfished Atlantic swordfish, sharks and tunas.

BRRRRR, IT'S WINTER IN ST. THOMAS

What's up with the weather?
Everybody is talking about how cold it is.
Everybody, that is, but the weather service.

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Motivated to get some exercise before the big bash, a group of women met at Point Udall, the eastern most part of the US, around sunrise on St. Croix before heading to town for the 50th annual St. Patrick’s Day parade in Christiansted.

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Motivated to get some exercise before the big bash, a group of women met at Point Udall, the eastern most part of the US, around sunrise on St. Croix before heading to town for the 50th annual St. Patrick’s Day parade in Christiansted. 

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