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Senators Delay Education Standards Bill

Testimony from education officials and labor leaders Monday at the Frederiksted Legislature led the Committee on Education and Workforce to hold a bill on Common Core Standards.

Plan Family Fun Wednesday at St. Thomas, St. Croix Veterans Day Parades

Veterans and community members will march in Veterans Day parades on St. Thomas and St. Croix on Wednesday, and the American Legion will be marching on St. John, among other activities.

@ School: CTEC Future Business Leaders of America

The new officers of the Future Business Leaders of America at St. Croix Career and Technical Education Center believe membership in the organization will help lead to success in their chosen fields.

V.I. Issues Cease And Desist Order Against Unlicensed Health Insurer

Lt. Gov. Osbert Potter issued a cease and desist order, effective Nov. 4, against Robert Tillotson and his affiliated health insurance company for operating without a license, according to the Office of the Lieutenant Governor.

Scotiabank Donates $15,000 For UVI Scholarships

Scotiabank showed its commitment to education and the University of the Virgin Islands in October when it contributed $15,000 toward annual scholarships.

Wet Weekend Ahead

The tropical wave that brought rain showers Friday afternoon primarily to the northern Virgin Islands will stick around through the weekend.

Man Pleads Guilty to Impersonating Federal Officer, Blackmail

George W. Lewis, Jr., 50, pleaded guilty Friday in District Court on St. Thomas to one count of impersonating a federal officer and one count of blackmail, U.S. Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced.

Estate Thomas Rezoning Riles Neighbors

Senators appeared torn Wednesday about Lionel Warrell's request to rezone a parcel on St. Thomas' Estate Elizabeth for a dining, retail and scenic overlook.

NPR Returns to V.I. Airwaves

After a nine-month hiatus, Virgin Islanders can once again enjoy National Public Radio, this time on FM 93.1, part of the Virgin Islands Public Broadcasting System.

Plaskett Fights Fed Funding Cuts

V.I. Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett was able to defeat an amendment on the House Floor that threatened to reduce federal highway funding for...





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