March 27, 2017 12:45 am Last modified: 3:12 pm

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New Details Come Out as Saldana Murder Trial Gets Underway

Three years after being charged for the murder of his wife, former Police Capt. Enrique Saldana finally got his day in court Monday.
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Task Force Discusses V.I. Impact of ACA Repeal

V.I. government officials and other stakeholders discussed potential risks Virgin Islanders face upon the repeal of the Affordable Health Care Act sponsored by GOP members of Congress.
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Undercurrents: Hey, Virgin Islands, What Do You Want to Be Now That You’ve Grown Up?

Short of an unprecedented extravaganza, efforts to get the public to focus on “self-determination” may continue to get little more than a sleepy nod from the general populace.
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Derek Walcott, St. Lucian Poet and Nobel Laureate, Wrote Frequently About USVI

The passing of poet Derek Walcott, the giant of Caribbean literature who died Friday at the age of 87, is being mourned by writers and readers across the region.
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St. Croix Boat Parade Group Helping with Centennial Fireworks

The V.I. government canceled plans for Transfer Day Centennial fireworks, but the St. Croix Christmas Boat Parade organization has stepped up to help make them happen.
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Farmers on Government Land Required to Have Insurance

The many farmers leasing farmland from the V.I. government must purchase liability insurance, which is available, Agriculture Commissioner Carlos Robles said this week.
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Danes Run Last Race Before Boarding Plane for Home

It seems that Danes in bright T-shirts could not get enough running in the Virgin Islands; they flew later in the day for Denmark.
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Afternoon on the Green: Going Beyond the Food

UVI's Afternoon on the Green on St. Thomas gave crowds of residents the chance Sunday to “go beyond the food” and learn more about the college’s programs, initiatives and students.
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@ School: Complex Senior Heakey Ramos has Lofty Goals Flying Large Aircraft

St. Croix high school senior Heakey Ramos recalled how his love of aviation began as a young boy sitting in the copilot's seat on a Cape Air flight.
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Offices of the Tax Assessor to Close Early for Six Weeks

The Tax Assessor Offices in the territory will be closing early for six weeks to prepare for issuance of property tax bills.
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