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INSPECTOR GENERAL DEFINES SCOPE OF PSC INVESTIGATION

V.I. Inspector General Steven van Beverhoudt will not try to determine if a rate reduction is in order for V.I. Telephone Corp. customers, he told senators last week. But he does intend to investigate any wrongdoing on the part of members of the Public Services Commission.

SPRING BOAT SHOW TAKES OVER MARINA

Fifty charter yachts filled up Crown Bay Marina for the 8th annual Spring Boat Show. The May 14 to 16 event had captains and crews bringing their yachts into tip top shape to impress the 60 brokers expected at the event.

WAPA WILL START LIMITED PUMPING ON MONDAY

The Water and Power Authority has restored three of its four desalination plants to service and expects to begin limited pumping of potable water from 5 a.m. until 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday.

IS CARNIVAL GOOD FOR OUR CHILDREN?

Mother and community activist Catherine Mills wonders if we couldn't make Carnival better for the children.

MAGRAS INVESTIGATION DATE EXTENDED

At the request of Iver Stridiron, acting attorney general, Gov. Charles W. Turnbull has granted a six-day extension to Stridiron to file the findings of the AG's investigation into the sexual harassment charges brought against acting Tourism Commissioner, Clement "Cain" Magras.

PUBLIC SERVICE RECOGNITION WEEK

The week of May 17-21, has been proclaimed as "Public Service Recognition Week" in the U.S. Virgin Islands by Governor Charles W. Turnbull.

WINSTON RAYMO CENTER ACTIVITES SUSPENDED

All activities at the Winston Raymo Center have been suspended until the conclusion of Sinbad's Soul Music Festival.

THREE MORE NOMINEES GO TO SENATE

The Rules Committee Thursday sent three more names to the Senate for confirmation, Sedonie Halbert, acting commissioner of Human Services, Marc Biggs commissioner of Property and Procurement and Andrew Rutnik, acting commissioner of Licensing.

KRIGGER HOSPITALIZED

Rudolph E. Krigger Sr., Gov. Charles W. Turnbull's advisor on fiscal policy and economic affairs, is hospitalized with complications from the flu.

LABOR TO BEGIN MEDIATION AGAIN

The Labor Department announced Friday it will begin scheduling mediation for wrongful discharge cases.
Eleuteria Roberts, acting commissioner of Labor said Friday, "The decision is a result of a preliminary injunction hearing held on Friday, May 7."

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