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Dukes guard Matt Lewis scores two of his 16 points against the Ravens.

James Madison Takes a Pair of Wins in Summer Tour

The Dukes of James Madison University opened their campaign in the Paradise Jam Summer Tour with victories over a par of Canadian college basketball teams – the Brock University Badgers and the Carelton Ravens.
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Command Sgt. Maj. Martin Celestine, Jr., a 42-year-old native of St. Thomas, has become on of the U.S. Army's top trainers.

V.I. Native Promoted to Key Army Training Post

A Virgin Islander who has earned the reputation as one of the U.S. Army’s top trainers will soon take over as the senior enlisted leader with the Army’s Infantry School at Fort Benning, Georgia.
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Ryan Boyles, deputy director for the Southeast Climate Science Center, speaks Thursday at UVI.

Speaker at UVI Discusses What Climate Change Means to Territory

Representatives from climate and environmental organizations gathered Thursday at the University of the Virgin Island's St. Croix campus to discuss he effects climate change could have on the Caribbean – and on the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.
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Office of Lieutenant Governor Reminds Property Owners of Tax Deadline

Property Tax bills that have been issued to all property owners on record as of Jan. 1, 2017, will become delinquent if not paid by Aug. 30, 2017.
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VIWMA to Upgrade Lagoon Street Pump Station

Work will begin Monday, Aug. 21, and be completed on Thursday, Aug. 24.
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This Week’s Senate Calendar

Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.
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V.I. Senior Men’s National Basketball Team to Play James Madison University August 23

In preparation for the 2017 AmeriCup, the Virgin Islands Senior Men’s National Basketball Team will host James Madison University on Wednesday at UVI.
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GVI to Hold ADA Event for Children: An Afternoon at the Movies for All

The Americans With Disabilities Act consistent with the theme of full inclusion of individuals with disabilities in all aspects of the Virgin Islands community, will be hosting events on St. Thomas and St. Croix.
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DPNR Offices to Close at Noon for Employee Enrichment

Offices will close at noon on those dates to allow for staff to participate in employment enrichment activities.
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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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