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CEREMONY CELEBRATES MALCOLM X STAMP

A small group gathered Sunday at Emancipation Garden to acknowledge Black History Month and to honor Malcolm X, whose fight against racial injustice was recently commemorated by the issuance of a 33-cent postage stamp.

NINE PEOPLE WIN FEDDY AWARDS

The St. Thomas-St. John Federation of Teachers paid tribute Sunday to people who have made significant contributions to the well-being of young people.

WICO: NO FALLOUT FROM AIRLINE SLOWDOWN

The "sickout" staged by American Airlines pilots didn't slow down the cruise ship passengers. In fact, the numbers on some days during the week of the slowdown exceeded expectations.

MONARCH TO RETURN

The Royal Caribbean International's "Monarch of the Seas" will make its first stop in St. Thomas since December on March 15.

FREENET USERS CUT OFF; PHONE BILL NOT PAID

V.I. Freenet, which has provided low-cost or no-cost Internet access to local users for the last four years, was shut down Friday, leaving many of their users without Internet access. Their lines were disconnected because they hadn't paid their phone bill.

CARLO PAGNOTTA ATTENDS CONCERT IN ST. JOHN

Carlo Pagnotta, artistic director of Italy's prestigious Umbria Jazz Festival, has returned to the shores of St. John for some R&R.

UP-TO-DATE EMPLOYMENT DATA

Here is the most current employment data for all three U.S. Virgin Islands provided by economist Richard W. Moore, along with a summary of the information.

AMRAM A HIT AT TILLETT GARDENS

Just as Duke Ellington's signature tune "Take the A Train" was the musical link between uptown and downtown in N.Y. City, so, too, did it serve to create a link between David Amram's trio and a warmly receptive audience at Tillet Gardens Wednesday night. There was the lingering question
of just how an audience conditioned to classic music recitals would respond to Amrams eclectic approach to Jazz music. That question was answered by the audience when the trio followed up with Sonny Rollins "A Train."

ST. THOMAS DAIRIES EXPANDS ITS DISTRIBUTION LINE

"Ice cream, ice cream, we all cry for ice cream," unless, that is, there's Colombo's frozen yogurt around. The delicious soft-serve dessert will be available on St. Thomas starting March 8 — distributed by St.Thomas Dairies.

POLICE REACT TO TURNBULL'S COMMENTS

The Law Enforcement Supervisory Union has taken strong exception to remarks made by Gov. Charles W. Turnbull on Wednesday. Turnbull said in a press conference that he is looking outside the territory to fill top positions in the V.I. Police Department.

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