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VITRAN Operates Special Saturday Service for Primary Election

VITRAN will provide bus service on all three islands on Saturday, Aug. 2, for the primary election.

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Half a dozen young people, local artists and music producers have created a peace song for Carnival 2014. To read more about the song, click here.
 

 
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FirstBank Sunny Isle Closed Saturday

In anticipation of inclement weather associated with Tropical Storm Bertha,
FirstBank branch at Sunny Isle – and all St. Croix branches – will be closed Saturday.

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2014-08-01 19:20:03
The Bookworm Lists the Best in Summer Reading

For summer reading at its best, pull out that old gift certificate and use it for some of these intriguing titles.

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2014-08-01 11:11:44
Candidates Endure ‘No Sleep Week’ with Primary Set for Saturday

This week marked the final push for candidates to entice voters from Frederiksted to Cruz Bay to get behind the curtain and pull their tab. Candidate for governor Moleto Smith called it "no sleep week."

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2014-08-01 01:34:42
Open forum — St. Croix
Rodney Miller's Sentence Is Too Lenient

Dear Source:
This sentencing is typical of what is wrong in the Virgin Islands. Mr. Miller gets probation because the judge felt that he made improvements to the hospital system after lying about his past. Although, he seems to have forgotten that Mr. Miller not only allegedly embezzled taxpayers' money, but also endangered the lives of patients by not providing the funds needed for care such as chemotherapy. This sentencing sends the wrong message to those who may think about falsifying documents about their past or qualifications, especially when they have a long history of lying, cheating and stealing. We in the VI get exactly what we deserve when we send this kind of a message. Could it be that we are just that ignorant?

Dr. Jira Coumarbatch
Detroit, Michigan

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