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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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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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Medical Center Breaking Ties With GERS

Some government employees might envy the 70-some employees at the St. Thomas East End Medical Center Corporation (STEEMCC) who are going to have the opportunity to opt out of GERS.
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Tavern Licensing Bill Moves To Senate Floor

Legislation recently approved in committee to give the Division of Licensing and Consumer Affairs new power to determine how many tavern liquor licenses are allowed in the historic districts of the territory, was sent on to the Senate.
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Emancipation Holiday Bill Approved Without Overtime Pay

After removing an overtime pay requirement, the Rules and Judiciary Committee approved a bill to celebrate June 26-July 3 as Emancipation Week.
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