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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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DOH to Host Zika Public Forums

In response to the rise in Zika cases in the territory and the recent discovery that Zika can be sexually transmitted by both men and women, the V.I. Department of Health (VIDOH) is sponsoring two Zika public forums, one in each district.

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2016-07-23 07:19:16
V.I.’s Julius Jackson Loses to Opponent Odom in Third Round

After dominating for two rounds Friday against opponent Jerry Odom, 340 Boxing champ Julius Jackson (19-2, 15 KOs) got caught with a right to the head that left him unable to continue, allowing Odom to win the bout by technical knockout 1:54 into the third round. 

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2016-07-23 00:46:43
Beach Advisory for July 18-22

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for enterococci bacteria and turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public of the following:

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2016-07-22 23:08:05
People — St. Croix
DOREEN ‘RITA' BARNES SERVICES TUESDAY

Doreen Areta Banes, known to her friends as "Rita," of Ralph DeChabert Community, died Monday, March 12 at her home. She was 64.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 20 at the Church of God of Prophecy in Richmond, with a viewing beginning at 10 a.m.
Interment will follow at the Kingshill Cemetery.
She is survived by her daughters, Pauline Audain, Jacqueline Barnes, Yvette Barnes, and Lynette Barnes; sons, Franklin "Thunder" Audain, Glen "Menya" Audain, and Bernard Barnes Jr.; grandchildren, Kai Javois, Kisha James, Gillisha, and Gilana Williams, Shawne Swanston, Chanice, Troy, and Virohn Morgan, Bernard, Jevon, and Jerod Barnes; sisters, Violet Audain and Venetta Audain; brothers, Wilfred, Basil, Donald, Victor, and Leighton Audain; nieces, Beverly Frederick, Sandra, Julie, Debbie, Wendy, and Karen Audain; nephews, Shawn Fredericks, Jerry Fredericks, Victor Steve, Verne Audain, Ray Audain, and Anthony Audain; aunts, Edna Slack and Ruby Slack; daughter-in-law, Pamela Hurt; son-in-law, Glenroy Swanston; sisters-in-law, Helen Audain, Violet Sutton, Jane Bolling, Iris Wilson, Beryl Bolling-Sergent, and Roselyn Griffith; brothers-in-law, Lionel, Vernon, Dennis Rupert, and Milton Barnes; special friend, Ruth Parris; and many other relatives and friends.
Funeral arrangements are in the care of James Memorial Funeral Home.

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