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ORCHIDS, HIBISCUS FEATURED AT WEEKEND SHOW

Have you always wanted to grow orchids? How about exotic hybrid hibiscus? You've got your chance to learn about them, admire them and buy them this weekend when the V.I. Orchid Society and the St. Thomas chapter of the Hibiscus Society present "The Spirit of the Garden."

DESPERATE TIMES: DESPERATE MEASURES

The high-handed heist of government money by Brink's of Puerto Rico may have been muddle- headed and wrong, but it shows how desperate some businesses are to get paid what the V.I. government has owed them for weeks, months and sometimes years.

WHY IS PUBLIC KEPT ‘IN THE DARK' ON PROSSER DEAL?

Local businessman and community leader Vinnie Mohanani wonders how desperate the V.I. government is and where are we with the Prosser - V.I. land-for-tax breaks deal.

KMART FINED $57,000 FOR VIOLATIONS

Kmart has been fined $57,000 by Licensing and Consumer Affairs for violations related to pricing of items, expiration dates and scanner violations. The violations are infractions of the territory's consumer protection laws.

CRUISE LINE OFFICIALS AGAIN OPPOSE HEAD TAX

Cruise line officials said again Wednesday that they are against the $2.50 head tax on cruise ship passengers that was proposed earlier this year. But only a handful of senators have said they'll oppose the tax.

GOMEZ SCHOOL SPRING CONCERT

Joseph Gomez Elementary School will hold its Annual Spring Concert on Monday May 17, at 7:30 p.m. at the Wesley Methodist Educational Complex.

THIRD VIRGIN ISLANDER SIGNED UP FOR AMERICA'S CUP

Ben Beer of St. Thomas will sail in the America's Cup on the foredeck of America True. Dawn Riley, America True CEO and captain said, "He has the background and skills needed to succeed in the America's Cup. We are very happy to make him a part of the team."

SINBAD 'LOCALS' TICKETS VIRTUALLY SOLD OUT

On the first day of local ticket sales for the Sinbad Soul Music Festival, all but a handful of the specially priced tickets were sold.

WAPA PROBLEMS CONTINUE

Problems with three of its units continue to plague the Water and Power Authority and may cause WAPA to have to implement rotations again on Wednesday.

SINBAD SOUL MUSIC FESTIVAL IS COMING

Tickets for locals to the Sinbad Soul Music Festival went on sale Wednesday May 5 and will remain available at discounted prices for residents for two weeks, through Tuesday, May 18.

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