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GOVERNMENT & POLICE NEWS

This Week’s Senate Calendar

Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.

Audio Galleries

Half a dozen young people, local artists and music producers have created a peace song for Carnival 2014. To read more about the song, click here.
 

 

CALENDARS

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MOVIES

Now Playing: “Hot Pursuit,” “San Andreas (3D)” and “San Andreas”

The following movies will be playing at Sunny Isle Theater on St. Croix.

LOCAL NEWS

Cohen Plea Deal Back On

With the ouster of Terri Griffiths as acting attorney general, the plea deal she nixed with St. Croix radio magnate Jonathan Cohen is back on and the court will soon rule on a…

Mapp Submits $703 Million FY 2016 General Fund Budget

Gov. Kenneth Mapp's first budget arrived at the V.I. Legislature at about 10 a.m. Friday, with $702.8 million in proposed General Fund spending, according to the administration.

Cancer Stricken St. Croix Teenager Needs Help

Charlene Kehoe has helped hundreds of cancer patients in the territory over the last eight years, but when an application for 18-year-old Joseph Harris came in about a month ago, Kehoe said, "It…

New VIPD K-9 Facility Opens

The officers and dogs in the V.I. Police Department K-9 unit now have a state-of-the-art, secure facility for their operations, thanks to an anonymous donation from an EDC company.

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EDITORIAL/BLOGS

The V.I. Answer Desk

Demand answers. Question authority. Agitate for change. Go ahead, you're entitled.

 
 
Instant Karma Gonna Get ‘Cha

For several years I have routinely been turning to a little book called, “Instant Karma” by Barbara Ann Kiffer.
 

SOURCE PICKS

A Taste of St. Croix and Innovative to Present Awards to Culinary Juniors

A Taste of St. Croix Committee in partnership with Innovative has announced the presentation of $2,000 in awards to St.…

Casino Commission Gets Involved in Racetrack Disagreement

Legal counsel for the Flamboyant Horsemen Association and TRAXCO argued for a delay, or dismissal, in a hearing regarding…

UVI to Host Accreditation Visit for Its School of Medicine

The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) will host a preliminary accreditation survey visit by the Liaison Committee for Medical…

WAPA CEO Elected Chairman of CARILEC

Hugo V. Hodge, chief executive officer of the V.I. Water and Power Authority, was unanimously elected Tuesday to serve…

McCollum Sworn In as Education Commissioner

Government House on St. Thomas was packed with supporters and well wishers Wednesday as Sharon Ann McCollum was sworn…

St. Croix Man Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

A federal grand jury on Tuesday returned a four-count indictment against Nicholas Mena, charging him with production of, receipt…

 
 

ON ST. JOHN

Man Found Dead In Cruz Bay

Police officers found the body of a man who had apparently been shot to death late Friday in downtown Cruz Bay. The victim was identified as 25-year-old Kenson Jolly of Pastory.

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ON ST. THOMAS

@ School: Next Generation Scholars Program Clears the Path to College

The Next Generation Scholars program started as a way to provide extra guidance to high school students trying to get into college, especially those who would be the first in their families to go to college.

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