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

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

Local News

Gov. Kenneth Mapp announces the appointment of Clifford Graham, right, as chairman of the V.I. Hurricane and Resiliency Advisory Group during a news conference Monday. (Photo provided by Government House)

Mapp Appoints Panel to Help Guide Hurricane Recovery

Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp on Monday announced the creation of an expert advisory committee to help guide reconstruction and resiliency efforts in the U.S. Virgin Islands in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria.
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Juan F. Luis Hospital in pre-hurricane file photo. JFL was badly damaged by Hurricane Maria.

JFL Board Appoints Wanda Ruben as New CEO

The governing board of the Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center announced Monday that it had appointed Wanda M. Ruben to the post of chief executive officer during an emergency board meeting.
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This home lost a big portion of its roof in the storm. (Love City Strong)

FEMA Representatives on St. John Warn of Fraudulent Phone Calls, Texts

After three reported instances of potential fraud on St. John over the weekend, the Federal Emergency Management Agency is reminding residents not to respond to phone calls or texts asking for personal information on behalf of the agency.
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An artist's conception from LIGO Caltech shows the moment two neutron stars collide, releasing gravitational waves and a massive gamma ray burst.

UVI’s Etelman Observatory Helped with Landmark Neutron Star Observations

For the first time, scientists have directly detected both gravitational waves – ripples in space and time – and also light from the spectacular collision of two neutron stars, and UVI's Etelman Observatory played a role.
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Editorial / Blogs

Virtue of the Week: Reliability

Reliability means that others can depend on you. You keep your commitments and give your best to every job. You are responsibly. You don't forget and you don't need to be reminded.
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Virtue of the Week: Self-Discipline

Self-discipline means self-control. It is doing what you really want to do, rather than being tossed around by your feelings like a leaf in the wind. You act instead of react. You get things done in an orderly and efficient way.
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U.S. Virgin Islands Will Recover After Hurricanes Irma and Maria

Sean Connor Jr. gives an overview of the last two weeks in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. He gives some opinions and advice on how to proceed with the recovery process.
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Now at Brewers Bay: A Message for V.P. Pence

Jason Budsan has a message written in debris for Vice President Mike Pence.
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