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WAPA Begins Decorative Street Lights Project in Downtown Christiansted

The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) and contractor ZENON Construction will begin construction for the decorative street light…

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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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V.I. Agencies Prepping For Ebola But Risk Is Slight, Officials Tell Senate

V.I. Health, hospital and emergency management officials are coordinating, training and preparing for the nightmare scenario of an Ebola outbreak in the territory, but agency officials told senators Wednesday an outbreak is unlikely and there is no cause for alarm.

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2014-10-29 19:16:07
Source Manager’s Journal: Building a Better Future

In the view of this outsider, there are two problem areas in which a focused, long-term effort can make a big – and permanent – difference in the quality of life in the Virgin Islands.

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2014-10-28 23:41:57
Griffith Presents $10M Plan of Correction

Juan Luis Hospital CEO Kendall Griffith presented a $10.3 million plan of correction Monday to the Territorial Board, a plan to get the embattled hospital up to the standards of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

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2014-10-28 23:12:50
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UVICELL Hosts Workshop on the Art of Ancient Egyptian Medicine

Ancient Egyptian medicine is an intimately profound and highly fascinating look at health, healing and well being from the position of the inner reality of the human experience.  The University of the Virgin Islands - Community Engagement and Lifelong Learning (UVICELL) Center give a five-hour presentation on the origin, foundation and fundamentals of the medical and healing practices of Ancient Egyptian physicians.
The session, entitled “Ancient Egyptian Medicine: The Psycho-Spiritual Basis of Human Well-Being,” will be provided in two parts.  Both sessions will be held from 6:30 - 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 27, and wrap-up on Wednesday, March 28.  The workshop will be held at the Melvin Evans Center on the St. Croix Campus and will be delivered via video conference to the UVICELL Center on the St. Thomas Campus.
The presentation will briefly examine the healing practices of the Ancient Egyptians and shed light on the implications for human health and well being in today's world.
For more information on the workshop, call 693-1100 or visit cell.uvi.edu.

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