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The Bookworm: You'll Want this 'Wanted Woman'

Eric Jerome Dickey excels at making his thriller heroines over-the-top resourceful and steel-tough, and MX-401 is no exception. It’s a miracle that I didn’t rip its pages because I was turning them so fast.

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2014-04-18 01:40:43
Innovative Takes Measures Against Heartbleed Bug

Innovative Companies are taking steps to protect customers from the Heartbleed bug, which causes vulnerability for internet users. Fortunately, there have been no incidents involving Innovative customers. The Innovative Information Technology team is undergoing daily preventative measures to prevent Innovative customers from being affected.

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2014-04-17 22:43:26
High School Unity Choir Scores Gold in London

The 30 students from the choirs at Ivanna Eudora Kean High School and Charlotte Amalie High School took gold in London's WorldStrides Heritage Festival on Wednesday.

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2014-04-17 11:22:22
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Net Metering Nears Cap on St. Croix

The five-megawatt cap set for net metering on St. Croix could be nearing or at its maximum, limiting or eliminating further participation in the program, according to WAPA Executive Director Hugo Hodge

Read entire articleApr 5 2014 - 11:31pm
Bail Set at $1.25 Million for Fugitive Realtor Rosemary Sauter-Frett

Bail has been set at $1.25 million for Rosemary Sauter-Frett, the former V.I. realtor who turned fugitive in 2010 after allegedly bilking her clients out of more than $2 million.

Read entire articleApr 5 2014 - 1:07am
Ventura, Rivera Get Life Sentences in Officer's Murder

Jose G. Ventura and Jose M. Rivera Jr. were sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole on Friday in Superior Court for the 2001 torture/murder of V.I. Police Officer Wendell Williams.

Read entire articleApr 5 2014 - 1:06am
Inadequate Paperwork and Lack of Quorum Stymie Territorial Board’s Progress on JFL Vendor Contract

The Territorial Hospital Board met again Friday to resume discussion on a vendor agreement that would help JFL Hospital sort out its revenue cycle, but little progress was made due to inadequate paperwork and lack of a quorum.

Read entire articleApr 5 2014 - 1:05am
Senate Looks at Net Metering Changes

Household-sized solar power producers will still be able to sell excess power to WAPA at retail price, but larger producers will receive a smaller "Feed In Tariff" payment, if a bill approved in committee becomes law.

Read entire articleApr 5 2014 - 12:52am
Markoe Elementary Holds Cultural Extravaganza

Claude O. Markoe Elementary School’s Cultural Extravaganza on Friday was the high point of weeks of writing, research and rehearsals by teachers, students and parents to celebrate local history.

Read entire articleApr 5 2014 - 12:47am
UVI Names Jones-Hendrickson Dean of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

The University of the Virgin Islands has named Simon B. Jones-Hendrickson, a UVI professor of economics, dean for the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, the school announced Friday.

Read entire articleApr 5 2014 - 12:39am
Real Estate Fugitive Extradited Back to VI

Rosemary Sauter-Frett returned to the Virgin Islands Thursday night, but not for a vacation. She faces charges of obtaining money by false pretense, embezzlement by fiduciaries and operating a criminal enterprise.

Read entire articleApr 4 2014 - 1:52pm
Fourth Annual Sunrise Rotary Kids Triathlon on the Horizon

The fourth annual Rotary Sunrise Kids Triathlon, which brings hundreds of children, parents and volunteers to Magens Bay every spring, is just around the corner and race directors still need volunteers.

Read entire articleApr 4 2014 - 11:16am
Rum Cover Over Passes Senate Finance Committee

The U.S. Senate Finance Committee on Thursday passed legislation to extend the $13.25 Virgin Islands rum cover rate as part of the usual biannual package of tax extenders.

Read entire articleApr 4 2014 - 12:54am