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The view down Commandant Gade in Charlotte Amalie on St. Thomas. (Kelsey Nowakowski photo)

The view down Commandant Gade in Charlotte Amalie on St. Thomas. (Kelsey Nowakowski photo)

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Mapp meets the press at his Friday news conference. (Jamie Leonard photo)

Mapp Discusses Beaches, Sprint at News Conference

Sprint has answered the call of the residents of the Virgin Islands, bringing equipment to the territory with plans to put a better system in place than before the hurricanes, Gov. Kenneth Mapp said Friday at his news conference.
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Federal Coordinating Officer of FEMA Region II Bill Vogel speaks at Friday's news conference. (Jamie Leonard photo)

FEMA Hiring Dozens of Locals for Operations

Federal Coordinating Officer of FEMA Region II Bill Vogel announced Friday that FEMA will hire dozens of local residents for its operations in the territory.
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Kevin Rodriquez testifies before the Senate during the June session that ended with lawmakers denying him a seat. (V.I. Legislature photo by Barry Leerdam)

Judge Tosses Democratic Party Lawsuit to Seat Kevin Rodriquez

Three months after someone else was set in his place, U.S. District Court dismissed Thursday the V.I. Democratic Party's lawsuit to overturn the process that led to Kevin Rodriquez's disqualification as a candidate.
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Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett embraces a Virgin Islander after the territory was hit by two category five hurricanes. (Photo from Plaskett's official website)

December Congressional Appropriation ‘Our Biggest Opportunity,’ Plaskett Says

This year's emergency congressional appropriations for hurricane recovery are the territory's best opportunity for substantial federal help. After the year ends, funding will be harder to come by, Delegate Stacey Plaskett said Thursday.
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Editorial / Blogs

Bigotry Is Not Representative of the Virgin Islands Community

Pash Daswani is alarmed by recent comments made by Sen. Janelle K. Sarauw on Facebook that show she is narrow minded and bigoted.
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Addressing the Looming Cost of Rebuilding

Justin Moorhead advises how the U.S. Virgin Islands can go through the recovery period in the aftermath of two hurricanes. He points out the pitfalls that are coming and says residents must think “outside the box” to accomplish the huge task ahead.
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Virtue of the Week: Reliability

Reliability means that others can depend on you. You keep your commitments and give your best to every job. You are responsibly. You don't forget and you don't need to be reminded.
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Virtue of the Week: Self-Discipline

Self-discipline means self-control. It is doing what you really want to do, rather than being tossed around by your feelings like a leaf in the wind. You act instead of react. You get things done in an orderly and efficient way.
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