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BIR Informs Public of Increase in Taxes on Tobacco Products

Increases to the excise tax rates for cigarettes, cigars and other tobacco products will go into effect on June 1.

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Half a dozen young people, local artists and music producers have created a peace song for Carnival 2014. To read more about the song, click here.
 

 
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The Bookworm: 'On the Origins of Sports'

Why are games played like they are, with different balls and a field of certain size? “On the Origins of Sports” by Gary Belsky & Neil Fine explains those and many other head-scratchers.

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2016-05-24 23:06:20
Burglars Hit Head Start Program

Computers and other associated hardware were stolen when burglars broke into the offices of the Head Start program on St. Croix, the Department of Human Services announced Tuesday.

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2016-05-24 21:59:09
Customs Officers Make ID Fraud Arrest at St. Thomas Airport

Chintamkumar Patel, 23, made his initial appearance before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller on Friday after being charged in a complaint with using a false document to defraud the United States.

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2016-05-24 21:50:49
Deaths — St. Croix
Lillian Violeta Armstrong Dies at 83

 

Lillian Violeta Armstrong, also known as "Leta," of Herbert Grigg Home For The Aged died on May 27 at her residence. She was 83 years old.
She is survived by her sisters: Leatrice Percy and Marion Jones; nieces, nephews, cousins and friends too numerous to mention.
Funeral Service will take place at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 6, at the Lord God of Sabaoth Lutheran Church. Interment will follow at the Christiansted Cemetery.
Professional Funeral Services Entrusted to:                                                                                        James Memorial Funeral Home Inc.                                                                                    Princesse Telephone: 718-8663 Fax:  718-8661

 

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