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FBI Does Not Deem Threat Credible

The FBI on St. Thomas reported Thursday that a threat to targets in the Virgin Islands was not deemed credible, but the agency is taking it seriously.

John Jackson Eyes Mayweather’s Title in Showtime Bout

V.I. boxing champion John Jackson is preparing for a super welterweight title match against 25-year-old Jermell Charlo on May 21.

VINGN Board Approves Contracts for Maintenance and Network Gear

The viNGN board approved contracts Wednesday that will cover the cost of gear needed to provide network support to local ISPs and take care of generator maintenance for fiber access points.

Senate Considering Government Pay Commission

Some government officials, cabinet members and judges will be up for pay raises every four years, with pay set by a compensation committee, if a bill approved in committee becomes law.

Some St. Croix Elections Board Members Refuse to Participate in August Primary

The St. Croix Board of Elections members remained divided about their role and at least two refused to participate in the August primary at their meeting on Wednesday.

Partnership Brings Freedom Schools Reading Pilot to Territory

Calling it an investment in the children, Lt. Gov. Osbert Potter and other administrators revealed Tuesday the details of a summer pilot program focused on getting students to read at grade level.

V.I. Settles One of Two Tax Lawsuits Involving Prosser Adversaries

The V.I. government has negotiated a settlement with a law firm connected to former Innovative owner Jeffrey Prosser's bankruptcy, which sued the V.I. Internal Revenue Bureau.

Copper Thieves Vandalize St. Croix Streetlights

Copper thieves have vandalized streetlights on the western end of St. Croix, leaving motorists and pedestrians at risk and causing WAPA to make costly repairs to restore service.

V.I. Olympics Committee Unveils New Logo

With preparations under way for the Olympic Games this summer in Brazil, the V.I. Olympic Committee on Tuesday unveiled a new logo that will identify the territory's athletes and supporters.

Faith Matters: Church Makes Wedding Bells Ring

Fewer and fewer couples are taking the traditional walk down the aisle, but those willing to make the trip can find a lot of support within the church community.

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