August 18, 2017 12:23 pm Last modified: 11:44 am

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Lyana Jordan and Jeremiah Serieux

Police Confirm Deaths of Mother and Two Sons Was Homicide

Police have now officially confirmed that the recent St. Croix deaths of Lyana Serieux and her young sons, 10-year old Jordan and 5-year old Jeremiah Serieux were homicide.
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Centennial Commission members meet Thursday at the Windward Passage Hotel to discuss upcoming activities and events.

Centennial Activities Could Close With Forums on Self-Determination

A grant awarded by the U.S. Interior Department will allow forums on self-determination to be rolled into the end of this year’s Centennial activities, will wrap up on all three islands at the end of December.
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Tip Leads Police to One of Six Stolen Rental Cars

A quick response from local residents to ads posted on Facebook and broadcast over the radio helped local car rental owner Adrien Austin recover one of six vehicles stolen from his business Monday night.
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Maekiaphan Phillips, president of Opi’a Taino International, Inc., at the St. Thomas commemoration of the International Day of the World's Indigenous People on Wednesday (Photo courtesy of Sen. Myron Jackson's office)

St. Thomas Ceremony Commemorates World Indigenous People

Opi’a Taino International, a St. Thomas group promoting the interests of indigenous people, hosted the 'Fifth Annual Pow-Wow: International Day of the World’s Indigenous People,' Wednesday afternoon at their headquarters in Frydenhoj.
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Flooding in Watergut in 2014

Second Day of Power Outages

Power outages continued for a second day on St. Thomas, St. John and Hassel Island, in the wake of heavy thunderstorms Tuesday.
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Mapp Replaces Public Works Commissioner Gustav James

Public Works Commissioner Gustav James has resigned and Gov. Kenneth Mapp has named Nelson Petty Jr. acting commissioner as of 5 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 8, according to Government House.
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Tourism Department Traveling to Journalists Convention

V.I. Tourism Department officials are traveling to New Orleans for this year's National Association of Black Journalists convention, Aug. 9-14.
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Bermudez Gets 30-Month Sentence for Theft of Federal Program Funds

Celeste P. Bermudez, who in April pleaded guilty to theft of federal program funds and making and subscribing a false tax return, was sentenced Tuesday to 30 months in prison and ordered to pay restitution.
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Plaskett Awards Congressional Award to St. Thomas Engineer

Del. Stacey Plaskett (D-VI) recently presented the Congressional Award to St. Thomas native Christopher Cilliers for his efforts to support the people of Haiti, Guatemala, and the Dominican Republic.
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Flooding in Watergut in 2014

Power Outages Continue Throughout USVI

Following yesterday's heavy rains, WAPA has a number of service interruptions reports in isolated areas of the three major islands.
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