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VIM TIED FOR FIRST, ONE RACE REMAINS

Stronger winds have helped VIM III and HEATWAVE, hurt BRAVA to set up three way showdown on Friday's final day of racing.

AMY BURNS SHORT HOLDS HIGH POST AT NC STATE

Amy Burns Short, who lived in St. Thomas from 1980-95, is now the director of graduate student teaching programs at North Carolina State University, Raleigh, N.C., where she lives with her 2-year-old son.

DELEGATE TO HOLD PUBLIC HEALTH FORUMS

Delegate to Congress Donna M. Christian-Christensen will hold forums Jan. 26, 27 and 28 for government officials and the general public to voice their concerns about the territory’s health care system. The forums will take place on all three islands.

SEAPLANE TO FLY TO TORTOLA

At last! Seaplane activity at St. Thomas's old airboats ramp!
They aren't the red and white Grumman Goose or Mallards, but newer De Haviland Twin-Otters, on floats operated by Seaborne Aviation.

GOV. TURNBULL APPROVES Y2K PLAN

The Y2K loan proposal negotiated by former Gov. Roy L. Schneider shortly before he left office has been approved by Gov. Charles W. Turnbull and sent to the Legislature for ratification.

IDC BENEFITS SHOULD BE PERMANENT IF….

Is the renewal of industrial development benefits appropriate? Some say no, but economist Richard W. Moore maintains that to keep certain types of firms in the territory, tax breaks must be offered in perpetuity.

SCHOOL BUS SCHEDULE TO CHANGE

The school bus schedule will be changed so that students can be picked up closer to their homes.

CONSISTENT SAILING KEEPS HOLMBERG NEAR TOP

Wednesday's variable winds of six to 13 knots provided the energy for close racing action at the GMC-Yukon Yachting Key West Race Week. Peter Holmberg described it as "Another great day of racing, with good weather, a tight pack of boats all being well sailed, and lead changes with every shift and mark rounding."

COLE: AFTER 5 P.M. PARK IT UP

Freshman Sen. Donald "Ducks" Cole has pledged not to use his government vehicle for his own personal use, and will encourage his colleagues in the Senate to do the same.
"I told the people I would make every attempt to cut back expenses for the government, and I intend to do so," Cole said. He will not use his official car after working hours or on weekends, he said. At 5 p.m., he promised, it will be "parked up."

LOCAL RESIDENT "DELIGHTED" TO DISCOVER THE SOURCE

Local businessman Dale Hamilton has bookmarked the St. Thomas Source along with the Washington Post, New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and the Drudge Report.

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