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Paradise Jam Schedules Summer Tour for August 13 – 23

This is the schedule for the 10 Paradise Jam Basketball Summer Tour games to be played on St. Thomas.
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Two Men Killed in Separate Shootings Sunday Evening

Separate shooting incidents on Sunday took the lives of two young men in different parts of St. Croix at about the same time. The two slain men, 24-year-old Atnelle Livingston Harris and 22-year-old K'hing John were identified by their mothers.
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Attendees network at the St. Croix Hotel and Tourism Association’s Puerto Rico travel agent reception. (Photo by Benito Pinto from La Regata newspaper in Puerto Rico)

St. Croix Hosts Puerto Rico Travel Agents

The St. Croix Hotel and Tourism Association partnered with Cape Air to host a travel agent reception for Puerto Rico travel agents and press recently in Condado, Puerto Rico, attracting more than a dozen from tourism and media sectors
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WAPA Closes on First Phase of $85M Financing Package

WAPA last week closed on the first phase of an $85 million issue that officials have said would help the power system invest in new infrastructure.
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A bleached coral next to a healthy one in Hurricane Hole. (Photo by Caroline Rogers)

Research Team Studies St. John Coral for Secrets of Success

Coral is in crisis around the world, but there is one spot in the Virgin Islands where they continue to thrive. It’s the four mangrove-fringed bays that make up Hurricane Hole on the East End of St. John.
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Man Charged with Assaulting Woman

The V.I. Police Department arrested Askia Richards on Saturday and charged him with an assault that took place Friday, in which a woman was choked.
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Police Investigate Armed Robbery in Castle Coakley

The V.I. Police Department is investigating the report of an armed robbery of a card game that took place Saturday night in the Castle Coakley area.
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DOE Invites K-6 Students, Parents to 2nd Back to School Night at the Library

The free event is in support of the 9th Annual Governor’s Summer Reading Challenge, which challenges students in grades K-6 to read five or more books during the summer.
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Eddie Lovett Impresses at 2017 IAAF World Championship in London

Eddie Lovett represented the Virgin Islands in the IAAF World Championships in London this past weekend and became the first V.I. 110-meter hurdler to advance to the semi-finals with a season best of 13.41.
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DOE Announces Home Instruction Advisory on Rules and Regulations

Annually, a Notice of Intent must be filed with the Department of Education stating the parent’s intention to instruct his/her child at home.
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