July 25, 2017 8:39 pm Last modified: 3:04 pm

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Stocked with meals and drinks for Frederiksted’s homeless, 'Grace' will be available 24/7.

Christmas in July: NBA Star Builds Basketball Courts, Hosts Youth Events

Rakeem Christmas, who for the last two years has played center for the NBA's Indiana Pacer. returned home to St. Croix to host a series of youth events this week and open a basketball court, funded by the Christmas Foundation.
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Archeologist Steve Lenik. (Anne Salafia photo)

Bethlehem Dig Sheds Light on How Crucians Lived – and Died

An archeological dig at Estate Bethlehem has shed new insights on how Crucians lived – and died – creating new chapters in the story of the 18th and 19th centuries on St. Croix.
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Police Seek Information on Homicide Suspect

Police are seeking information leading to the arrest of Samuel “Ghost” Roberts, a person of interest in a homicide case. Police warned that he is 'armed and dangerous.'
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Centennial Commission Answers Spending, Funding Questions

The Virgin Islands Transfer Centennial Commission has confirmed that it has spent or committed about $625,000 of the $1.25 million allocated to it by the U.S. and territorial governments.
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High Court Sends ‘Whistleblower’ Case Back to Lower Court

A former Government House attorney dismissed for handing over public documents under the Freedom of Information Act will soon have a second chance to make her case in court.
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St. Croix Rescue Working on a Vehicle Accident in 2014

V.I. Fire Service Expanding Its First Responder Role

The V.I. Fire Service is now collaborating with St. Thomas Rescue and St. Croix rescue to expand rescue operations such as vehicle extractions.
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PERB nominee Annie Day Henry at her confirmation hearing July 13, 2017

PERB Nominee, Basketball Honoree Sent To Senate Floor

The Rules and Judiciary Committee sent the nomination of Annie Day Henry to the Public Employee Relations Board and a resolution honoring Paradise Jam founder Nels Hawkinson to the Senate floor Thursday with favorable recommendations.
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Coral and coral bleaching

V.I. Getting $505,000 Coral Reef Grant

The U.S. Virgin Islands is getting a $505,000 coral reef management grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce, Delegate Stacey Plaskett (D-VI) announced July 13.
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Sen. Positive Nelson helps Sen. Janelle Sarauw into her official seat in the V.I. Legislature.

Senator at Last: Sarauw Takes Her Seat

Janelle Sarauw took the oath of office Friday and assumed the St. Thomas-St. John District Senate seat that has remained empty for the past seven months.
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Two Former Staffers Arrested in Plaskett iPhone Hack

Two of Delegate Stacey Plaskett’s (D-VI) former personal staffers were arrested Thursday and charged with hacking her cell phone, stealing personal photos and videos and illegally posting them online on a phony Facebook account.
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