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Homicides 2014

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2014, with statistics broken down by island, as…

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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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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
Virtue of the Week: Moderation

Moderation is creating a healthy balance in your life between work and play, rest and exercise. You use your self-discipline to take charge of your life and your time.

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2014-07-26 20:52:11
V.I. Falls to Puerto Rico in Finals

The V.I. Major Little League team lost to Puerto Rico, 14-3, in the championship game of the 2014 Latin American Regional Major Little League tournament in Freeport, Bahamas.

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2014-07-25 23:32:44
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On Island Profile: Sue Lakos

Sue Lakos can sing like an angel and bake heavenly confections. But Lakos can get down and dirty with the toughest of farmers. Lakos is director of livestock for the Agriculture and Food Fair and head donkey wrangler for the Gentlemen of Jones.

Read entire articleJul 27 2014 - 10:54pm
Caribbean Beach Games Held in Frederiksted

Swimmers, soccer and volleyball players, skateboarders, kayakers, paddle boarders and other athletes gathered at the Vincent Mason pool in Frederiksted for the third annual Caribbean Beach Games.

Read entire articleJul 27 2014 - 10:09pm
'Vendorama' Features Value-Added Products

Products made from locally grown fruits, vegetables and bees were showcased Saturday at the second Value Added Vendorama, sponsored by the V.I. Department of Agriculture.

Read entire articleJul 26 2014 - 9:54pm
Courts May Bring Same-Sex Marriage to USVI, Law Expert Says

Federal courts are likely to bring same-sex marriage to the territory soon, regardless of whether the V.I. passes legislation to make it legal, attorney Tom Bolt told the Finance Committee Friday.

Read entire articleJul 25 2014 - 10:26pm
DPNR Receives $841,000 NOAA Grant

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has awarded the V.I. Department of Planning and Natural Resources an $841,000 grant for managing the territory's Coastal Zone program.

Read entire articleJul 25 2014 - 9:02pm
WAPA Board OKs St. Croix Streetlight Contract

WAPA board members approved a $341,500 contract to install streetlight bases on St. Croix as part of the continuing work on the Christensted underground street light project.

Read entire articleJul 25 2014 - 8:10pm
DeJongh Vetoes Lonesome Dove Bill

Warning that the Senate bill threatened millions of dollars in revenue to the territory, Gov. John deJongh Jr. on Friday vetoed a bill creating a public corporation to receive and hold the assets of Lonesome Dove Petroleum Company, Inc.

Read entire articleJul 25 2014 - 7:48pm
Kids Count: Island Youth Still at Risk

Trends affecting children and families in the territory have improved over the past 10 years, according to the most recent Kids Count data, but the statistics released Thursday show there are still risks

Read entire articleJul 25 2014 - 6:56am
VIERS Science Camp a Big Hit with Students

Snorkeling won hands down as the favorite activity for the 20 teens and almost-teens  gathered at the V.I. Environmental Resource Station for science camp at the Lameshur Bay facility.

Read entire articleJul 25 2014 - 6:33am
Senate Panel OKs Medical Marijuana Referendum

Voters will get a change to voice their opinion on legalizing and regulating medical marijuana in November if a bill approved in the Senate Rules and Judiciary Committee becomes law.

Read entire articleJul 25 2014 - 6:16am