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Green sea turtle. (Mario Picayo photo)

Green sea turtle. (Mario Picayo photo)

Local News

ALERT: WAPA Advises Public of More Electrical Service Interruptions

To report an isolated electrical service interruption, call 773-0150 on St. Croix.
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The five-day storm path as forecast by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. (Click on image for larger view.)

Weather Service Forecasts System Will Remain Well South of the USVI

A disorganized weather disturbance moving westward across the southern Atlantic s expected to pass well south of the Virgin Islands as it passes through the Lesser Antilles.
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Police Commissioner Delroy Richards Sr. testifies at Thursday's budget hearing.

VIPD Continues to Struggle with Overtime Costs

A high level of overtime pay for police officers was again a point of discussion at Thursday’s Committee on Finance hearing concerning the V.I. Police Department’s FY 2018 budget.
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Mapp Seeks $9 Million More For Frederiksted Projects

Gov. Kenneth Mapp is asking the Legislature to appropriate $9 million for civil engineering projects in Frederiksted, including the Paul E. Joseph Stadium, the Terrance Martin Softball Field, and the Crucian Christmas Festival Village.
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Editorial / Blogs

Virtue of the Week: Cleanliness

Cleanliness means more than washing often, keeping your body clean and wearing clean clothes. It is putting into your body and your mind only the things that keep you healthy. It is cleaning up mistakes and making a fresh start.
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Virtue of the Week: Modesty

Modesty is having self-respect. When you value yourself with quiet pride, you accept praise with humility and gratitude. Modesty is being comfortable with yourself and setting healthy boundaries about your body and privacy. You are practicing modesty
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Trump’s Immigration Reform Insults Lady Liberty

Emma Lazarus would be ashamed to see her words and her dream dashed by an American president whose legislative pursuits are propped up through intimidation, racism, and xenophobia.
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Virtue of the Week: Assertiveness

Being assertive means being positive and confident. You are aware that you are a worthy person with your own special gifts. You think for yourself and express your own ideas. You know what you stand for and what you won't stand for.
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