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Benefits to Human Services Cash Assistance Programs Delayed

The Department of Human Services (DHS) notifies clients of the cash assistance programs (TANF, Adult Blind and Disabled) that benefits…

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DeJongh: Delayed Stadium Could Pump $58 Million into Economy

A stalled plan to demolish and reconstruct an expanded Paul E. Joseph Stadium in Frederiksted has the potential to pump $58 million into the local economy, Government House said in a statement released Thursday.

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2014-08-01 00:43:38
Weather Cliffhanger Continues

Will the low-pressure system now heading westward toward the area make that last leap into a depression or Tropical Storm Bertha? Or will it just bring rain and gale-force winds on Saturday?

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2014-08-01 00:39:41
National Parks Provides Economic Boon

A total of 438,601 visitors to V.I. National Park on St. John during 2013 spent $64.7 million in communities near the park, a new territorywide report out from the National Park Service indicates.

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2014-08-01 00:30:41
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Brief: Police Seek Information About Missing Man

July 18, 2008 -- Residents with information on the whereabouts of 27-year-old Tafari Fawkes -- reported missing earlier this week by his family -- are asked to contact police on St. Croix at 778-2211.
Fawkes is six feet tall and weighs 200 pounds, according to a V.I. Police Department news release. He frequents the Williams Delight and Walter I.M. Hodge Pavilion housing communities and has two tattoos: one on his upper right arm that says "Lil Duce," and another on his lower right arm that says "Outlaw."
Flyers have already been sent out to key locations around the island, and all law enforcement agencies are on the lookout for Fawkes, the release said.
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