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With schools across the territory getting ready for a Sept. 2 opening date, V.I. Education Commissioner Donna Frett-Gregory told the community the Education Department is focused on "putting in the framework we need to support our students, our teachers and our administrators."

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Google offers new email app, Inbox

October 23, 2014 - 7:02am
Google revamps email with a mobile app that categorises messages and allows users to add their own reminders.

Ecclestone steps in to Caterham row

October 23, 2014 - 6:45am
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone is hoping to resolve the dispute threatening the future of the Caterham team.

VIDEO: Daily life goes on inside Kashmir

October 23, 2014 - 6:43am
Daily life and trade is continuing in Kashmir despite the recent violence being the worst in a decade, as BBC Urdu's Shumaila Jaffery reports.

Honduras drought puts many 'at risk'

October 23, 2014 - 6:26am
More than half a million people in Honduras have been affected by a severe drought, according to the Red Cross.

Injured Schumacher makes 'progress'

October 23, 2014 - 6:26am
A doctor who treated Michael Schumacher for nearly six months after his brain injury in a skiing accident says the F1 champion has made "some progress".

Mayor 'ordered attack on students'

October 23, 2014 - 6:19am
The mayor of the Mexican town of Iguala, where 43 students went missing last month, is wanted for allegedly ordering police to confront them.

Rwanda MPs condemn BBC genocide film

October 23, 2014 - 5:45am
Rwanda's parliament condemns the BBC for broadcasting a TV documentary which questions official accounts of the 1994 genocide in the country.

Air chiefs quit over Total boss death

October 23, 2014 - 5:32am
The head of Russia's Vnukovo airport and his deputy resign after a plane crash that killed the head of France's Total, Christophe de Margerie.

What's lurking in Sweden's waters?

October 23, 2014 - 4:48am
What is lurking in Sweden's waters?

VIDEO: Sentamu appeal to Ebola-hit countries

October 23, 2014 - 4:42am
People of faith in countries struggling to combat the world's worst outbreak of Ebola should not meet in large numbers, the UK's Archbishop of York says.

Obama 'optimistic' over Ebola in US

October 23, 2014 - 4:42am
President Barack Obama expresses cautious optimism about the Ebola situation in the US, as new screening rules are introduced in the country.

Nato jets 'intercept Russian plane'

October 23, 2014 - 4:08am
Nato warplanes have intercepted a Russian spy plane over the Baltic Sea, the alliance says, amid heightened tensions between the West and Russia.

Pre-Python TV episodes rediscovered

October 23, 2014 - 3:53am
Two episodes of 1960s TV comedy At Last The 1948 Show, which starred John Cleese and Graham Chapman before they formed Monty Python, are found.

Japan minister in sex bar funds row

October 23, 2014 - 3:51am
Japan's new trade minister Yoichi Miyazawa is forced to defend himself after it emerged support staff spent office money at a sex club.

Balotelli shirt swap angers Rodgers

October 23, 2014 - 3:29am
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is unhappy Mario Balotelli swapped shirts with a Real Madrid player at half-time.

Kansas City level World Series

October 23, 2014 - 2:56am
Kansas City Royals beat San Francisco Giants 7-2 in Game Two to level the best-of-seven World Series.

Thursday's gossip column

October 23, 2014 - 2:20am
Arsenal's Lukas Podolski wants move, Tottenham target Birmingham's Demarai Gray, Diego Costa was hospitalised, plus more.

VIDEO: Can King Khan top Diwali box office?

October 23, 2014 - 2:16am
Farah Khan's much-anticipated new film, Happy New Year, is released for Diwali.

Police 'worked to stop Batty killer'

October 23, 2014 - 1:10am
Police were "working hard" to arrest an "aggressive" and "smart" abusive father who later beat his young son to death, an inquiry hears.

VIDEO: Baby bear filmed in US store

October 23, 2014 - 1:06am
A black bear cub found in the aisles of an Oregon drugstore will be raised with the goal of releasing him into the wild next year.