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Full shelves look down on empty aisles at the Turnbull Library, which is closed while the air conditioning system is repaired.

Bough Out at Libraries Division as DPNR Looks for ‘New Leadership’

With both St. Thomas-St. John district libraries currently closed, Planning and Natural Resources officials confirmed that the department is looking for 'new leadership' in its Libraries, Archives and Museums division.
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Sen. Alicia 'Chucky' Hansen

Two Senators Move to Dismantle Centennial Commission

Sens. Tregenza Roach and Alicia “Chucky” Hansen, two members of the 32nd Legislature’s Minority Caucus, have joined in a bill which would dismantle the Virgin Islands Centennial Commission.
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Magistrate Sets Trial Date for McDonald’s Robbery Suspects

Five defendants accused in connection with an April armed robbery at the McDonald’s in Lockhart Gardens pleaded not guilty Wednesday. U.S. Magistrate Ruth Miller accepted the pleas and ordered a July 10 trial.
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From left, RTPark Executive Director Gillian Marcelle, Dale LeFebvre of Anvil 1, UVI President David Hall, Vice President for Institutional Advancement Mitchell Neaves and James Maddirala, associate provost for Graduate, Global and Academic Affairs, pose for a photo with an oversized check showing LeFebvre's pledged eventual total contribution.

RTPark Client Contributes $750,000 to UVI

The University of the Virgin Islands received a pledge Wednesday of an average of $50,000 per year for the next 15 years, for an eventual $750,000, from Dale LeFebvre, founder of the investment and holding company 35711 and manager of Anvil 1.
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Alert: STT Power Outage Scheduled Wednesday

About 120 customers in the Long Bay area of St. Thomas will experience an electrical service interruption today, Wednesday, May 24, 2017, as crews make emergency repairs to a faulty underground cable.
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DPNR Officer and Three Others Indicted in Cocaine Conspiracy Case

Gerald Mercer, 42, Jamal Haynes, 39, Makimba Barry, 39, and Craig Richardson, 39, were indicted by a federal grand jury Thursday and charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine.
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St. Thomas Man Faces Marijuana Charges

Dean Thompson, 47, of St. Thomas, made his initial appearance Monday on an indictment charging him with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute marijuana, and possession with intent to distribute marijuana.
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STEAM Fair Highlights District’s Best in Tech, Math and Science

The V.I. Education Department spent most of last week hosting students at the University of the Virgin Islands Sports and Fitness Center for a Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) fair.
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Soraya Diase Coffelt to Announce for 2018 Governor’s Race

Soraya Diase Coffelt, a former Superior Court judge, gubernatorial candidate and attorney general of the Virgin Islands, will announce her plans to run for governor again at a campaign kickoff Tuesday on St. Croix.
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Full shelves look down on empty aisles at the Turnbull Library, which is closed while the air conditioning system is repaired.

Air Conditioning Issue Keeps Turnbull Regional Library Closed

After closing last Wednesday, the Turnbull Regional Library’s doors remain shut due to a malfunctioning air conditioning unit.
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