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MEDIA WATCH: A POP QUIZ ON OUR NEWSPAPERS

Jean Etsinger, who is "the" journalism faculty at the University of the Virgin Islands, launches her Media Watch column with this question: How many daily newspapers are there in the Virgin Islands?

WHAT A NITE!

Kirk Grybowski, who admittedly, simply "enjoys good music," reviews Paul Oscher's Blues Band who performed at Tillett Garden recently.

SPECIAL ED HAS ANOTHER NEW PHONE NUMBER

The telephone number for the Education Department's special education office has changed again. It is 776-5802.

7 STUDENTS TO GET M.L. KING AWARDS TONIGHT

The annual Martin Luther King Jr. service at the St. Thomas Synagogue, which honors seven high school students for their contributions toward brotherhood and peace, will be held at 7:30 tonight at the synagogue on Crystal Gade. Guest speaker is Dr. Ephraim Isaac, a noted biblical scholar at Princeton University.

SYNAGOGUE'S ANNUAL M.L. KING SERVICE IS FRIDAY

The annual Martin Luther King Jr. service at the St. Thomas Synagogue, which honors seven high school students for their contributions toward brotherhood and peace, will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Guest speaker is Dr. Ephraim Isaac of Princeton University, who won accolades when he spoke here during the synagogue's Bicentennial Celebration.

BURGLARIES CONTINUE ON EAST END

Police say they hope to step up patrols on the East End of St. Thomas to prevent the burglaries that have recently terrorized the area.

DEMOCRATS WILL RISE OR FALL TOGETHER

The newly elected Democrats were elected to build a ladder, however shaky, out of the financial sinkhole and into the new century, writes Frank Jordan. They'll need more than unity, respect and service. They'll need some luck.

HALF-EMPTY FLIGHTS CAUSE CHARTER TO CANCEL

A biweekly charter flight from Newark, N.J., to St. Thomas and St. Croix has been canceled because not enough seats were sold.

CERAMIC TILE FEATURES 11-YEAR OLD'S ARTWORK

The School of Visual Arts and Careers meets in the Fort Christian Museum. So, when the students were assigned to create designs for a silkscreening project, it’s not surprising that one youngster decided to depict the fort’s distinctive clock tower.

3 BRAZILIANS BUSTED ON CREDIT CARD CHARGE

Three Brazilian nationals were arrested Thursday after they were apprehended on board the cruise ship Enchantment of the Seas with fraudulent credit cards. The trio also had magnetic striping machines, blank cards and credit card encoding devices.

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