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Public Events, Free Rides Promote New Buses That Hit the Streets Oct. 3

The V. I. Department of Public Works, in conjunction with the V.I. Energy Office (VIEO), will introduce its new buses…

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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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Senate Cuts Governor's Budget, Restricts All Executive Spending

The V.I. Legislature voted Tuesday to cut the budget of the Office of the Governor by three-quarters for Fiscal Year 2015 and to limit the spending of outgoing administrations in transition years.

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2014-10-01 02:07:32
The Bookworm: What Happens After We Die?

What allows me to recommend “Glimpsing Heaven” is that it doesn’t profess to have the definitive answer to “What happens after we die?”It leaves readers to draw their own informed conclusions.

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2014-10-01 00:40:25
Government Health Insurance Renewed without Benefit Cuts

After diverting federal dollars to make up the funding deficit, the V.I. Legislature approved and Gov. John deJongh Jr. signed health insurance contracts for the upcoming year late Tuesday.

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2014-10-01 00:23:57
Deaths — St. Croix
Nadine A. Edney Dead at 60

Nadine Edney
Nadine Edney

 Nadine A. Edney of La Grande Princesse, Christiansted, died on Dec. 15 at Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital. St. Croix.
She is survived by her daughters: Tiffany Edney and Christinita Prince; sons: Dawes Todmann, Donaldo Byron, Reuben Prince and Da-Aldo Prince; grandchildren: Amanté, Jahzara and Jahxai Todmann, Jahkim Démari and Jaqan Bryon; godmother, Josephine B. Hector; sisters: Beverly Edney, Anne Edney, Donna Edney, Rhea Dowling and Renee Dowling; brothers: Victor Edney II, Robert Dowling, Reuben Dowling and Roosevelt Dowling; special niece, Robyn W. Motta; special nephew, Robert Motta Jr.; numerous cousins; and other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
Funeral services will take place at 11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 28, at the Lord God of Sabaoth Lutheran Church, Christiansted. The family requests that persons attending this celebration of life service wear festive colors. Cremation will follow.
Professional Funeral Services Entrusted to James Memorial Funeral Home Inc. Located at 6AA La Grande Princesse Telephone: 718-8663 Fax: 718-8661

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