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Homicides 2016

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2016 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, as reported by the VIPD. Cases…

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Three events are slated for the opening of the school year – V.I. Fathers Back to School Barbecue and Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 27; the Back to School Days of Prayer on Saturday , Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4; and the V.I. Fathers March on Sept. 6, the first day of school for public schools in the territory. Organizers are encouraging fathers to take their children back to school starting on the first day.

 
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Territories to Receive $126 Million-Plus for Zika fight

Congress budgeted $1.1 billion to fight the Zika virus in legislation approved Wednesday to fund the government through December, with more than $126 million allocated to the territories.

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2016-09-29 23:27:21
Homeschoolers Want Legislative Remedy

The U.S. Virgin Islands Homeschoolers (USVIH) are asking the public to help them by contacting the V.I. Legislature and telling senators to vote for a bill that would transfer oversight of home schooling from the V.I. Board of Education to the Senate.

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2016-09-29 17:25:10
Matthew Becomes Hurricane; NWS Warns of Rip Currents

Matthew became the fifth hurricane of the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season Thursday afternoon and though the storm has already passed south of the U.S. Virgin Islands, the National Weather Service continued to warn residents of the territory of the risk of rip currents. 

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2016-09-29 17:11:05
Real estate — St. John
'Cinnamon Day Dreams' Sits Amidst the Bay Trees

Providing serenity and surrounded by lush parklands with lovely BVI and north shore views, this gated two bedroom two and one half bath home "Cinnamon Day Dreams" sits amidst the fragrant bay trees of Catherineberg on over an acre. Hand-crafted mahogany kitchen with granite countertops,18ft.native stonewall, mahogany accents and arched openings create an atmosphere reminiscent of the "old Danish" times. Heated pool with swim jet and spa, electric shutters, and 12.5KW generator are among the amenities. Owner/Broker offered at $2,750,000.
Visit the Web site at www.stjohnusvirealestate.com. Or call the office for details at 340-776-6862.

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