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Sugar mill on north side of St. Croix. (Kelsey Nowakowski photo)

Sugar mill on north side of St. Croix. (Kelsey Nowakowski photo)

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Sen. Positive Nelson speaks at hearing on his Emancipation Week proposal. (Photo by Barry Leerdam, provided by the V.I. Legislature)

Nelson Reintroduces Medical Marijuana Bill

Sen. Positive Nelson, in his persistent effort to reform marijuana laws, has reintroduced the Virgin Islands Medical Cannabis Patient Care Act.
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Shalilma Edwards dishes up a serving of ital Sunday at Estate Bethlehem.

Farmers In Action Celebrate Haile Selassie Birthday

Farmers in Action and their guests celebrated the 125th birthday of Haile Selassie on Sunday in the grove of coconut trees at their 40-acre Estate Bethlehem property with music, clay pots of ital, tofu and rice, children playing.
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JFL Complies with CMS But Hasn’t Moved ER Yet

Although the Emergency Department with terminal drainage issues remains located at the hospital, the Gov. Juan Luis Hospital was deemed in compliance last Wednesday by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
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Finance Committee Considers Bills Affecting GERS, Retirees

Government retirees appeared on the agenda of the 32nd Legislature’s Committee on Finance Friday, but only one was moved forward by the committee with favorable recommendation.
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Editorial / Blogs

Virtue of the Week: Moderation

Moderation is creating a healthy balance in your life between work and play, rest and exercise. You don't overdo or get swept away by the things you like. You use your self-discipline to take charge of your life and your time.
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The Crisis: First Make Sure You’re Solving the Right Problem

As the territory's crisis deepens, here is a thought and a question. First, the thought, actually a basic principle. It is, always be sure that you are solving the right problems. And then the question: are there problems that are insoluble?
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Virtue of the Week: Orderliness

Orderliness is being neat and living with a sense of harmony. You are organized and know where things are when you need them. Solve problems step by step instead of going in circles. Order around you creates order inside you.
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The ironic state of freedom without democracy

Last week on July 4 we commemorated the Declaration of Independence, which outlines the ideals of equality and democracy and upheld as a model around the world. But Americans in the V.I. get freedom without democracy.
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