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Governor Set to Give State of the Territory Address on Monday

Gov. Kenneth Mapp will deliver his inaugural state of the territory address at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 26.

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Gov. John deJongh Jr. offers News Years wishes, and thanks to the people of the Virgin Islands for the honor of electing him to serve as their governor.

 
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Nolan Wins First Bike Federation Race of the Year

Cyclist Eddie Nolan posted the fastest time in the Virgin Islands Cycling Federation's first race of the year, the Season Prologue, cutting four seconds off last year's top time in doing so.

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2015-01-25 20:03:32
Virtue of the Week: Purposefulness

Being purposeful is having a clear focus. Begin with a vision for what you want to accomplish and concentrate on your goal. Do one thing at a time, without scattering your energies.

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2015-01-25 12:59:10
Diase-Coffelt: Mapp Was Treating DOJ as 'Own Private Law Firm’

Fighting the “war against corruption” being waged within the V.I. Department of Justice takes the right “weapons and tools” but former V.I. Attorney General designee Soraya Diase-Coffelt said at a news conference Friday that directives and staffing appointments coming from Government House took away her ability to lead.

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2015-01-23 22:08:08
Deaths — St. Croix
Samuel George Bruce Jr. Dies at 81

Jan. 16, 2009 - Samuel George Bruce Jr. of Estate Whim died on Jan. 10. He was 81 years old.
He is survived by his spouse, Karen E. Bruce; daughters: Carol Weisner and Julie Bruce; sons: Gareth and David Bruce; grandchildren: Melanie, Samuel, Adam, Jovetny, Amber and Karen Bruce, Khalia, Cydrieka and Herbert Weisner, David, Tavis, Rashaun and Kalid Bruce, and Tameka and Teneka Roebuck; and great-grandchildren: David III, David IV, Timai Proctor, Anthony Willie, Samuel and William Bruce, and Xendia Dortch. He is also survived by sister, Ruby Ritter; brother, Joseph Bruce; daughters-in-law: Robin Bruce and Karen McIntosh Bruce; son-in-law, Clarence Weisner; special friends: Leopold Gitten and family, Elaine Walker, Clarence Donawa, McIntosh, Gill and Petersen families; as well as many other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
A viewing will take place at 10 a.m. and a funeral service at 11 a.m., on Thursday, Jan. 22, at Faith Seventh-day Adventist Church. Interment will follow at Frederiksted Cemetery.
Professional services are entrusted to James Memorial Funeral Home Inc.

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