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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.

Unfunded Grief Counseling Mandate Moves Forward in Senate

The Legislature will require the Education Department to train public school counselors in "grief and stress counseling" if a bill approved a second time in committee Thursday becomes law.

Moody’s Rating Agency Places WAPA on ‘Review for Downgrade’

Moody's Investors Service placed two types of WAPA bonds on review for downgrade, citing massive overdue government utility bills and "a supportive but slow regulatory process" by the PSC.

Weekly Update: USVI Sees First Zika Case in Pregnant Woman; CDC Confirms Disease’s Link...

This week the V.I. Department of Health confirmed the territory’s first case of Zika in a pregnant woman on St. Croix, bringing the number of positive cases in the territory to 14.

Hodge Hired by N.C.-based Grid Company

Tantalus Systems announced Wednesday that its board of directors hired Hugo Hodge Jr. as the company’s executive vice president and general manager in the Caribbean Basin.

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