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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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The Bookworm: Elizabeth Taylor and Michael Jackson's Fitting Friendship

Certainly this is book is a fan’s dream but it’s also one that pop culture followers will relish. And if that’s the kind of book you want now, then “Elizabeth and Michael” is what you need to get you.

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2016-08-30 22:34:01
Coastweeks Doubles Down on Goal of Pristine Beaches

Coastweeks events in the territory will run from Sept. 17 through Oct. 31. This year, events will include a renewed emphasis on litter prevention thanks to a $99,000 Marine Debris Program grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to researchers at the University of the Virgin Islands.

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2016-08-30 15:31:01
UVI Appoints Benjamin Kraft to Serve as Major Gifts Director

The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) has appointed Benjamin F. Kraft as the new director of major gifts. He is charged with garnering gifts and donations of $10,000 or more.

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2016-08-30 14:33:18
Deaths — St. John
Inez Penn Smalls Is Dead at 92

Aug. 19, 2006 - Inez Penn Smalls died on Aug. 11, at Sea View Nursing Home. She was 92 years old.
She is survived by sons: Godfrey, Paul and Ralph Smalls; sisters: Henrietta Francis and Iris Joseph; and brothers: Edmund and Carl Penn. She is also survived by granddaughters: Roslyn Hawkins, Jasmin Fredericks and Asta Smalls; grandsons: Kevin, Marvin and Paul Smalls Jr.; 14 great-grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren, as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
There will be a viewing from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., on Thursday, Aug. 24, at the Emmaus Moravian Church on St. John. A funeral service will follow at 10 a.m., at the church. Interment will be at Emmaus Moravian Cemetery, St. John.
All funeral arrangements are by Davis Funeral Home, 774-1464.

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