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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.

SORORITY LOOKING FOR LITTLE MISS DELTA 1999

The St. Thomas Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority is looking for girls between the ages of 8 and 12 to compete for the title of Little Miss Delta 1999.

WHY THE 37 GRABBED THEIR MONEY AND RAN

When former Gov. Roy L. Schneider and 36 of his administration stalwarts helped themselves to $383,000 in lump sum payments three weeks ago, they used an irregular procedure to dip into the territory's meager funds, writes Frank J. Jordan.

THANKS BE TO SEA

Some people in this community seem to be so desperate for development -- any kind of development as long as it promises jobs and big bucks -- that they want approval of any terms without regard to the consequences, writes Helen Gjessing.

TURNBULL, RICHARDS CAN CHANGE PSC, IDC

Gov. Charles W. Turnbull and Senate President Vargrave A. Richards can influence the direction of two often-criticized boards -- the Public Services Commission and the Industrial Development Commission -- if and when they appoint new members to fill vacancies and expired terms. The IDC could be changed almost overnight.

FILM OFFICE DOING MORE WITH LESS

V.I. taxpayers' investment of $100,000 a year for the territory's Film Promotion Office brings a return of about $20 million, the head of the office told the Ad Club on Tuesday.

PRAXIS EXAM TO BE GIVEN

The Praxis exam will be held at UVI, St. Thomas campus, Saturday, March 13 and Saturday, June 12 for teachers new to the system in 1996-97 school year. Teachers returning to the system after a hiatus of 2 years must also take the exam.

GOMEZ ELEMENTARY PTA

Gomez Elementary School will hold a PTA meeting Thursday, Jan.21 at 5:45 p.m.in the school's auditorium.

HOLMBERG AND VIM III IMPROVE IN SECOND DAY

Light air keeps racing very close in the second day of racing at Key West

THE FATHERHOOD INITIATIVE

"We are not yet certain of how to create community expectations for fathers," writes Richard Brown, one leader of the territory's Fatherhood Initiative. "And we are only now grappling with how to influence support systems, and the government agencies that have a direct effect on fathers and families.
"We are, however, committed to identifying issues and implementing solutions. You see it’s not just our children who are at risk, it’s the village."

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