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USDA Distributes Commodities to Needy Seniors and Residents in August

Supported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), commodities will be distributed to eligible persons during August by the Virgin…

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One Voice Members Don't Get It

I'm afraid the good people of One Voice Virgin Islands just don't get it, and they never will. At their press conference/rally July 24 they gave the ballgame away and didn't even notice.

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2014-07-29 22:42:34
Smith Takes Ottley Challenge to Court

Moleto Smith Jr. is taking his challenge against Basil Ottley Jr. to the courts, filing petitions that, among other things, call for a review of the Elections supervisor's decision to keep Ottley on the ballot.

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2014-07-29 22:27:31
World's Top Anglers Expected for 42nd Blue Marlin Tournament

The best sports fishermen in the world, plus hundreds of blue marlin aficionados, are headed to St. Thomas this August for the 42nd USVI Open/Atlantic Blue Marlin Tournament.

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2014-07-28 00:05:18
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Supreme, Superior Courts at Loggerheads Over Merger

The Supreme Court and Superior Court remain at loggerheads over how much authority the Supreme Court would have if the two courts are merged, as has been recommended and proposed in legislation.

Read entire articleJul 18 2014 - 4:56am
Joint Elections Board to Look at Basil Ottley, Diase Coffelt Issues

St. Thomas-St. John District Board of Elections members said they would continue discussions on a couple of candidates' eligibility issues at the next Joint Board of Elections meeting.

Read entire articleJul 18 2014 - 4:53am
Coral World Summer Internship Program Attracts Local Youth

Coral World on St. Thomas is boasting record numbers of applications for its summer internship program, where young people learn to foster animal husbandry and prepare for potential futures in marine biology.

Read entire articleJul 18 2014 - 4:32am
Virgin Islanders Must Go to Puerto Rico for Emergency Passports

U.S. citizens from the U.S. Virgin Islands who need to obtain an emergency passport will have to travel to the newly opened Passport Agency in San Juan, Puerto Rico, for the service as of July 11.

Read entire articleJul 18 2014 - 4:30am
Hotel and Tourism Association Supports Marriage Equality Bill

With a prime destination wedding venue as a backdrop, USVI Hotel and Tourism Association President Lisa Hamilton announced that the association will support the proposed V.I. Marriage Equality Bill.

Read entire articleJul 18 2014 - 4:18am
Plaskett, Malone File Separate FEC Complaints

After her two Democratic opponents filed separate complaints to the Federal Elections Commission, delegate to Congress candidate Stacey Plaskett is going public with some allegations of her own.

Read entire articleJul 17 2014 - 2:35am
Legislature Approves Bonding to Help Make JFL Payroll

In a special session called by the governor Wednesday, the V.I. Legislature changed a 270-day borrowing bill it passed in June to partly fill this year's budget deficit and help the territory's hospitals.

Read entire articleJul 17 2014 - 2:28am
VIPA Governing Board Votes to Create New Business Analyst Position at Monthly Meeting

V.I. Port Authority Governing Board members voted at the group's monthly meeting Wednesday to create a new business management analyst position. Administrative budget transfers were also discussed.

Read entire articleJul 17 2014 - 2:16am
DeJongh Urges Reauthorization of Ex-Im Bank

Gov. John deJongh Jr. joined a bipartisan group of governors in sending a letter to congressional leaders urging reauthorization of the U.S. Export-Import Bank, whose charter expires in September.

Read entire articleJul 17 2014 - 2:09am
Crime Stoppers: The Territory Does Not Support These Crimes

If you are a victim of a sexual assault or know of someone who has been a victim, please report the incident. Sexual assault is a crime.

Read entire articleJul 16 2014 - 12:00pm