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MAJORETTES LEAD DELAYED CHILDREN'S PARADE

Majorettes, majorettes and twirlers, and more majorettes filled up large sections of Children's Parade Friday. Although there were the classic school floats and troupes, there was a big surge of Majorette "Girl Power" going up Main Street.

WHERE IS OUR SELF-RESPECT?

The fact that 99 percent of the territory's public school students felt they could ignore authority by not showing up for school on J'ouvert morning is appalling.
The fact that their parents apparently were willing collaborators is even more appalling. In fact, it's downright frightening.

HOW LAW PROTECTS FAIRNESS

May 1 is law day and local attorney Tom Bolt says while we're celebrating Carnival we should also remember to celebrate the liberty that is guaranteed under the law.

TIME RUNNING OUT TO APPLY FOR HIV PREVENTION GRANTS

Approximately $400,000 for HIV/AIDS prevention could be lost if agencies in the territory don't act quickly.

COAST BOARD TO MEET

COAST, the Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Board of Directors, will meet at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 6, at the L'Escargot Restaurant.

RCI GIVES AWARDS TO LOCAL PROJECTS

Royal Caribbean International has awarded $80,000 in grant money to two environmental organizations in the territory under RCI's Ocean Fund project. Though this year's awards went to organizations on St. Croix and St. John, last year St. Thomas' REEF Ecology Project received $45,000 from the fund.

RED CROSS INSPECTION AND RECOGNITION

The American Red Cross Disaster Team will conduct modified inspections with the help of Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency on May 11 and 13. The agencies want to make sure the shelters are structurally sound, have adequate refrigeration, alternative power and rest room facilities, before they are certified as emergency shelters.

COMPUTER ART FROM LOCKHART SCHOOL

Teacher Deitra Stevens from Lockhart school had her students create computer art for Carnival '99. Here is one from student Jessica McDonna.

OPEN CASTING CALL

Flicks Productions is holding an open casting call from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 5 at Flicks Productions, #2 Doctor's Park on Raphune Hill.

CALYPSO KING WHADABLEE REIGNS!

It's Calypso King Whadablee after Thursday night's Calypso competition at Lionel Robert's Stadium. St. Clair "Whadablee" DeSilva won for Best Political Commentary, too.

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