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TEACHERS UNION THREATENS TO SUE GERS

The St. Thomas-St. John teachers union has rejected the retirement system's justification of huge salary increases for 18 high-level personnel and is considering taking legal action to stop the pay hikes.

FUEL TANK COMPLIANCE DEADLINE PASSES

In 1988 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency established standards for underground storage tanks and gave owners 10 years to comply. Dec. 22 was the deadline.

LABOR DEPARTMENT GOES ON-LINE

The V.I. Labor Department now has its own website that will make employment information accessible from anywhere in the world.

WICO STEPS UP DOCK SECURITY

Security regulations at the West Indian Co. dock will be strictly enforced to protect against any potential terrorist activity.

FOUR SCHOOLS TO GET GOTTLIEB'S PALMS

Four public schools will be a little prettier next year, thanks to Gottlieb's Quickway Service Center in Contant.

V.I. POLICE DEPARTMENT GOES ON-LINE

The V.I. Police Department has joined the world of cyberspace with its own web site.

ROOSEVELT DAVID NOW A FULL-FLEDGED DEMOCRAT

Sen. Roosevelt David announced Tuesday that after winning two legislative elections as an independent, he is committing himself to the Democratic Party.

THE LAZY WOMAN'S GUIDE TO HEALTH

With baby boomers reaching middle age, there is a lot of talk about and interest in menopause, the mid-life issue that confronts women, though I am not altogether certain that men don't face their own version.
One of the diseases that is of particular concern relative to this phase of life is osteoporosis.

SCHNEIDER UNLIKELY TO FINALIZE GOVT. CENTERS

Outgoing Gov. Roy L. Schneider is unlikely to sign any contracts for new government complexes, the Independent reported Tuesday.

BANKERS SAY V.I. LAWS ARE ANTIQUATED

Local bankers have told Lt. Gov-elect G. Luz James II that major changes in the lieutenant governor's office and serious revision of Virgin Islands laws are needed to stimulate new business investment.

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