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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
News — St. Croix
Big Waves Hit North Shore Beaches

The winter storm that pounded the northeast United States on Wednesday is the reason why the territory is getting huge waves, according to a meteorologist at the National Weather Service.

Read entire articleMar 29 2014 - 12:34am
St. Croix Readies for WAPA Propane Conversion

A groundbreaking ceremony for the Estate Richmond propane terminal was held Friday afternoon and WAPA's director said propane storage tanks could begin arriving in the territory in a month or so.

Read entire articleMar 29 2014 - 12:24am
WAPA Breaks Ground for New Propane Facility

Chiding naysayers who said the day would never come, WAPA Executive Director Hugo Hodge proudly presided over a groundbreaking Thursday for the Randolph Harley Power Plant propane facility.

Read entire articleMar 27 2014 - 11:43pm
VING Dedicates Joint Force Headquarters

Dignitaries and family members came together Thursday to dedicate the V.I. National Guard’s Joint Force Headquarters to the territory’s first adjutant general, Gerard “Luz” James Sr.

Read entire articleMar 27 2014 - 11:39pm
Labor Again Pairing Businesses with Youthful Workers

With increased funding this year, the Labor Department expects to place hundreds of youth in jobs this summer, providing labor to businesses and agencies that, in turn, provide valuable work experience.

Read entire articleMar 27 2014 - 11:36pm
VITEMA Wants to Know What Hazards Need Mitigating

The community knows best where the hazards that need mitigating are, VITEMA officials said Thursday. As the agency updates its Hazard Mitigation Plan, its staff hopes people will email their concerns.

Read entire articleMar 27 2014 - 11:33pm
Second Suspect Arrested in February Murder

A second suspect,  23-year-old Juan Ilaraza, has been arrested in connection with the Feb. 2 shooting death of Wellington Pennyfeather Jr.

Read entire articleMar 27 2014 - 10:48pm
Senate Looks at Tax Incentives to Renovate Blighted Properties

Businesses that spend money to renovate blighted properties on St. Thomas and St. Croix will be eligible for a series of "Commercial Zone" tax breaks if a bill approved in committee becomes law.

Read entire articleMar 27 2014 - 2:19am
Governor Calls Senate into Special Session for School Calendar

Gov. John deJongh Jr. has called a special session of the Legislature for Friday to repeal two laws pertaining to the school year calendar.

Read entire articleMar 27 2014 - 2:11am
More Loan Guarantees Could Boost V.I. Commercial Lending, Banks Say

Increasing the amount of money available for loan guarantees would increase commercial lending in the territory, bank executives and EDA officials agreed at a Senate committee hearing.

Read entire articleMar 27 2014 - 2:06am