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Medicare Announces No Increase in Part B Premiums for 2016

As announced by the Social Security Administration, there will be no Social Security cost of living increase for 2016. As a result, by law, most people with Medicare Part B will be “held harmless” from any increase in premiums in 2016

The Bookworm: Coretta Scott King’s Lifelong Love of Music

Many biographies of King begin with her marriage to Martin, but Krull starts much earlier, putting an emphasis on Coretta Scott King’s lifelong love of music and her desire to have a career.

Learn About the Ghanaian Women and Lutheran Nurses From V.I. History

Two groups of women in Danish West Indian history will be the subject of a Society of V.I. Historians presentation Jan. 16 at the St. George Village Botanical Garden.

The Bookworm: Always Room for One More

Though this book is mainly for 4- to 8-year-olds, slightly younger children might sit still for it. One read-through and your kids will agree that “Miracle on 133rd Street” is a good story to share.

Augustin Thomas Dies at 61

Augustin Thomas, also known as “Baba” or “Fiber,” died on Sept. 23. He was 61 years old.

Veronica W. Frorup Dies at 80

Veronica W. Frorup, also known as "Vero," of Estate Anna's Hope died on Oct. 5. She was 80 years old. She was preceded in death...

Lewis Sentences Man to Prison for Firearm Conviction

Chief District Court Judge Wilma A. Lewis on Thursday sentenced Vonne Bailey, 24, of St. Croix, to 12 months in prison for unlawful mailing of a firearm, U.S. Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced.

The Bookworm: ‘Household Workers Unite’

This isn’t your curl-up-in-front-of-a-fireplace kind of read but it is a pleasure, especially if you’re a historian, feminist or domestic worker yourself.

The Bookworm: You’ll Laugh, You’ll Cry

We like to believe that we own our pets, says Dr. Jessica Vogelsang, at least until the “lease has expired." She says we teach our dogs to stay, "but they never do.” Read “All Dogs Go to Kevin.”

The Bookworm: ‘Twisted’ Gets Pretty Tangled

Students of culture and people-watching readers will enjoy this book, I think, as will anyone who’s pondered a change of pace. Be aware, though, that it may take perseverance.

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