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DEATH PENALTY POSSIBLE IN DAVIS CASE

Two of the three suspects charged with the murder of jewelry store owner Larry Davis could face the death penalty if convicted, even though the U.S. Virgin Islands does not have a death penalty law.

BRADY RESIGNS AS ATTORNEY GENERAL

Attorney General Julio Brady resigned Friday in protest over his wife's firing as director of insurance and banking. Gov. Charles W. Turnbull accepted Brady's resignation "effective immediately" and appointed former Sen. Iver Stridiron to the post.

BOYNES ACQUITTED OF OIL-DUMPING CHARGE

Clifton Ashley Boynes Sr. was found not guilty Friday of discharging “harmful quantities” of oil into Red Hook harbor nearly four years ago.

VITELCO EXPLAINS PHONE PROBLEMS TO PSC

The telephone problems that residents and retailers experienced in December stemmed from insufficient lines and equipment failure, according to Mickey Breton, vice president of customer service for the V.I. Telephone Corp.

RETIRED FIRE CHIEF RUDY JENNINGS DIES

Former Fire Chief Rudolph Jennings died Friday at Roy L. Schneider Hospital. He was 70.

WILLIAMS SCHOOL CELEBRATES HARVEST

Williams Elementary School presented West Indian Co.CEO with items harvested from project, "Backyard Living Laboratory."

VI SCHOOLS RECEIVES TELECOMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT GRANT

The VI Department of Education has been awarded the 1998 E-Rate Funding Commitment for telecommunications services and equipment.

FEBRUARY DENTAL HEALTH MONTH

Many dental services announced for February, Dental Health Month.

Y2K LOAN APPROVED 11-4, DESPITE CONCERNS

The 23rd Legislature approved the governor's proposal Friday to sign the Y2K loan agreement negotiated by his predecessor. The 11-4 vote proved that politics does indeed make strange bedfellows.

WE NEED MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES FOR KIDS

The lack of comprehensive mental health services for children in the Virgin Islands is taking its toll not only on those children but also on our society, writes Catherine L. Mills, a former Human Services commissioner.

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