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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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Man Charged with Possession of Unlicensed Firearm

Officers on foot patrol in downtown Christiansted early Saturday arrested 21-year-old Jahmel K. Galloway and charged him with on of an unlicensed firearm, the V.I. Police Department reported.

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2015-05-23 20:26:24
Beach Advisory for May 18-22

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory, advises the public that these beaches do not meet the water quality standards for swimming or fishing.
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2015-05-23 04:10:37
Scheduled Memorial Day Activities Will Honor Veterans

On Memorial Day, May 25, the Office of Veterans Affairs, American Legion, Survivor Outreach Services and the VA Vet Center have partnered to commemorate all veterans who have paid the ultimate sacrifice and honor those who are still serving our country faithfully, loyally and with honor.

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2015-05-23 03:50:07
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The Bookworm: Becoming a Leader

Leaders are true to themselves, but they understand that they must be “different, better, more” than those around them, Sharpton says in his new book, 'The Rejected Stone.'

Read entire articleOct 9 2013 - 8:37pm
The Bookworm: Dancing to the Tune of Social Justice

There’s something in this book for music fans and political historians. If you want to learn more about women and the roots of social justice, “Harlem Nocturne” will make you dance.

Read entire articleOct 2 2013 - 10:02pm
The Bookworm: 'Sister Betty Says I Do'

If you’re looking for an easy, entertaining novel just for fun, 'Sister Betty Says I Do' will probably do.

Read entire articleSep 26 2013 - 1:45am
The Bookworm: The Latest from Terry McMillan

If you’re looking for a little escape this weekend or confirmation that your life isn’t so bad after all, then here’s the novel you want: “Who Asked You?” by best-selling author Terry McMillian.

Read entire articleSep 19 2013 - 12:50am
The Bookworm: 'Five Days at Memorial'

Could you do something wrongly right? That’s what allegedly happens in “Five Days at Memorial” by Sheri Fink. One of our country’s worst disasters may have led to one of medicine’s most questionable acts.

Read entire articleSep 11 2013 - 12:37am
The Bookworm: Discovering Addiction's High Price

You think you know the price of drugs and addiction? In the new book “High Price” by Dr. Carl Hart, you’ll be surprised at recent revelations.

Read entire articleSep 4 2013 - 11:01pm
The Bookworm: Read the Book about 'The Speech'

Sometimes a small decision that seems insignificant turns out to be the best thing that can happen. And in the new book “The Speech” by Gary Younge, you’ll see how an off-the-cuff choice created a legacy.

Read entire articleAug 29 2013 - 1:10am
The Bookworm: A Woman's Difficult Journey in 'Gloria'

Gloria came to realize that the only way she and her sister would manage was to sell themselves to men. She resisted but was told it was “the only way yu going mek yuself a life that is your own…”

Read entire articleAug 22 2013 - 1:16am
St. Croix Independent Filmmaker Struggles to Bring First Film to Larger Audience

Local filmmaker Ramon Richardson’s movie, “Dangers of the Tongue,” took three years to write, direct and produce with a budget of $300,000. The film was shot entirely on location in St. Croix.

Read entire articleAug 16 2013 - 1:01am
The Bookworm: The Men that Inspired 'The Butler'

Born some five decades after the end of slavery, Allen grew up working in a white family’s kitchen, where he learned the fine arts of table-setting and dish-washing, which served him well.

Read entire articleAug 14 2013 - 11:48pm