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Not for Profit: American Cancer Society Relay for Life

Organizers of the St. Croix Relay for Life hope to have 60 teams doing laps at St. Croix Educational Complex track in May, an ambitious goal compared to last year's event in which 45 teams took part.

CSU Hurricane Forecast Pioneer William Gray Dies at Age 86

William "Bill" Mason Gray , emeritus professor of atmospheric science at Colorado State University, died Saturday at age 86. In 1984, Gray initiated seasonal hurricane forecasts, for which he became well known.

Week of the Young Child Culminates in Day of Fun

Hundreds of primary school students in the St. Croix school district flocked to the Canegata Ballpark on Friday as a grand finale to the Week of the Young Child celebration, according to the V.I. Department of Education

CSU Team Predicts Average Hurricane Season

Cold waters in the far north Atlantic should keep the 2016 hurricane season near average, with a 40 percent chance of a hurricane making landfall in the Caribbean, according to Colorado State University hurricane researchers.

St. Croix Wins Sun Stroke Hoop Classic

St. Croix boys and ladies both managed to win in the Sun Stroke All V.I. Hoop Classic Friday in the Central High School Gymnasium, but it was not easy.

Senate Renaming Road for Eddie Ortiz

The road running past St. Croix Central High School will be renamed the "Route 663 Eddie Ortiz Drive," if a resolution proposed by Sen. Sammuel Sanes is enacted.

Association of Black Sexologists and Clinicians Invites Public to Roundtable Series

Later this month, the Association of Black Sexologists and Clinicians will bring a group of experts to St. Thomas to learn about and discuss black families, relationships and sexual expression.

CBC Joins Plaskett in Call for Obama to Visit USVI

The Congressional Black Caucus joined Delegate Stacey Plaskett in encouraging President Barack Obama to visit the U.S. Virgin Islands before the end of his term this year, according to Plaskett's office.

Man Killed in Christiansted Shooting

A 24-year-old man, a resident of the Ruby Housing Community in Christiansted, was shot to death late Thursday, according to the V.I. Police Department.

16th Annual Taste of St. Croix Colors Caribbean Cuisine

Thousands came out for great food, wine and good company for the 16th Taste of St. Croix on Thursday.

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