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GOVERNMENT & POLICE NEWS

USDA Distributes Commodities to Needy Seniors and Residents in August

Supported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), commodities will be distributed to eligible persons during August by the Virgin…

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Half a dozen young people, local artists and music producers have created a peace song for Carnival 2014. To read more about the song, click here.
 

 

MOVIES

Coming Thursday: “Guardians of the Galaxy (3D)” and “Get On Up”

The following movies are playing at Market Square East Theaters on St. Thomas.

LOCAL NEWS

Smith Takes Ottley Challenge to Court

Moleto Smith Jr. is taking his challenge against Basil Ottley Jr. to the courts, filing petitions that, among other things, call for a review of the Elections supervisor's decision to keep Ottley…

Legislature Approves Medical Marijuana Ballot Question

During session Monday, the V.I. Legislature passed legislation to ask voters on this year's general election ballot if they want the Legislature to make medical marijuana legal in the territory.

Credit Card Fraud Cases Continue Across Territory; VIPD Urges Victims to File Reports

Despite a number of debit card and credit card frauds committed on St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix residents recently, as well as to visitors to the territory, police reports do not reflect…

Undercurrents: The Almighty Consent Decree Holds Feet to the Fire

Every week or so there’s another account updating the public about the progress of the territory’s compliance with one or another “consent decree.” Some of these have been in effect for decades.

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EDITORIAL/BLOGS

The V.I. Answer Desk

Demand answers. Question authority. Agitate for change. Go ahead, you're entitled.

 
 
Retaliation as Lifestyle and Legacy is Futile and Deadly

Re-tal-i-ate: to do something bad to someone who has hurt you or treated you badly : to get revenge against someone. Merriam-Webster on-line edition

SOURCE PICKS

One Voice Members Don't Get It

I'm afraid the good people of One Voice Virgin Islands just don't get it, and they never will.

At their press…

World's Top Anglers Expected for 42nd Blue Marlin Tournament

The best sports fishermen in the world, plus hundreds of blue marlin aficionados, are headed to St. Thomas this…

Virtue of the Week: Moderation

Moderation is creating a healthy balance in your life between work and play, rest and exercise. You use your…

V.I. Falls to Puerto Rico in Finals

The V.I. Major Little League team lost to Puerto Rico, 14-3, in the championship game of the 2014 Latin…

Julius Jackson Prepares for Birthday Bout in Argentina

340 Boxing officials announced Friday that Julius Jackson will return to Argentina Monday for a birthday bout to defend…

Kids Count: Island Youth Still at Risk

Trends affecting children and families in the territory have improved over the past 10 years, according to the most…

 
 

ON ST. CROIX

On Island Profile: Sue Lakos

Sue Lakos can sing like an angel and bake heavenly confections. But Lakos can get down and dirty with the toughest of farmers. Lakos is director of livestock for the Agriculture and Food Fair and head donkey wrangler for the…

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ON ST. JOHN

On Island Profile: Kate Norfleet

When she’s not at her computer designing advertisements and more, Kate Norfleet is likely to be found out on her St. John property feeding the chickens and tending to the garden.

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