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DeJongh Moves for Dismissal, Calls Charges ‘Politically Driven … Vendetta’

Former Gov. John deJongh Jr.'s attorneys asked the court to dismiss charges filed against him earlier this month over security work at his house in 2007. You can read the full filing by following hte link at the bottom fo the story.

The Bookworm: What’s an Epitaph if Not Poetry?

If you’re not normally someone who chooses poetry to read, give “Next Door to the Dead” a try. And besides, what’s an epitaph except poetry etched in stone?

Man Caught in Shootout Crossfire

A man who agreed to give a ride to a wounded man ended up in the middle of a gunfight Tuesday night in the vicinity of Williams Delight, the V.I. Police Department reported.

Senators Shocked by Shooting Death of Colleague’s Son

Senators expressed shock and sorrow Wednesday at the news that former Sen. Alicia "Chucky" Hansen's son was shot and killed Tuesday. They offered their condolences to the Hansen family on their loss.

Paying Tribute to David Hamilton Jackson

Nandi Sékou gives a brief biography of David Hamilton Jackson, revealing the many contributions he made to the history and progress of the Virgin Islands.

Elections: New Machines Will Reduce Errors, Save Money

A new ExpressVote machine to be used in the territory’s next election will save the V.I. Board of Elections money on paper costs and reduce the chance of voting errors, according to its developers.

Source Manager’s Journal: Hoaxes and Hoaxes

The Source has done excellent investigative work in covering the controversial story of the impending – just two weeks away – 15 days of darkness. Is this a hoax? If not, we offer a list of precautions.

The Bookworm: A Whodunit Lover’s Whodunit

The ghosties and seers aren’t the only thing that creates chills here; Staub also turns up the dial on psychological terror. What more could you want?

Virtue of the Week: Excellence

Excellence is doing your best, giving careful attention to every task and every relationship. Excellence is effort guided by a noble purpose. It is a desire for perfection.

Officer Ruled Not Guilty in Petersen Shooting Death

“I thought he was going to kill me and my partner,” Special Operations Officer David Stevens told a jury Thursday, defending himself on the stand against charges in the shooting death of Kendall Petersen Jr. in January 2012.

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