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LISTENING CAN EQUAL LEARNING

Kirk Grybowski admonishes a group of young people to listen in order to learn.

BREAST CANCER MONTH

May is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The St.Thomas/St.John Unit of the American Cancer Society is offering low cost mammogram certificates.

DCLA; LICENSE REQUIRED FOR SPECIAL EVENTS SALES

Individuals or groups that sell items such as flowers for special events like Mothers Day, Valentines Day, etc., are advised that a business license is required.

OLDER AMERICANS HONORED IN MAY

The month of May has been proclaimed "Older Americans Month" in the Virgin Islands by Governor Charles W. Turnbull.

'HEALTH BRAINTRUST' AVAILABLE ON INTERNET

The 1999 Congressional Black Caucus Spring Health Braintrust "Reducing the Disparities: Making the Healthcare Delivery System Work for African Americans" is being broadcast on the internet through June 30 at www.urbanhealthcast.com/cbcbraintrust.html.

FINANCING FORUMS SET FOR V.I. BUSINESSES

Economic development forums on access to business financing will be held for V.I. businesses at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 5, at the Federal Building Conference Room in St. Thomas and at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 6, at the Buccaneer Hotel Beach Conference in St. Croix.

XEROX OFFERING TECHNICAL SCHOLARSHIPS

Minority students enrolled in full-time undergraduate and graduate college programs in one of the technical sciences or engineering disciplines are eligible to apply for the Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship Program.

SENATE GIVES HOSPITALS PARTIAL AUTONOMY

In a 10-2 vote Tuesday, the Senate passed a bill to give the territory's hospitals the power to manage their finances, personnel, purchasing and billing in-house, without the burdensome bureaucracy of the government.

OFFICER WILLIAMS RELEASED ON BAIL

Ian Williams Jr., the cop who was arrested on charges of assault and witness tampering and was twice denied bail, was released Tuesday by a federal magistrate on $100,000 bail.

SENATE CONFIRMS SEVEN CABINET MEMBERS

In a day-long session Tuesday, the Senate confirmed seven of eight nominees for Cabinet posts in the Turnbull-James administration.

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