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Antilles School, Good Hope Country Day to Represent USVI at National Mathcounts

Mathcounts is a national program designed to improve math skills among U.S. students, and Thursday the USVI selected its team members to represent the territory.
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More Power Outages on St. Thomas

Parts of St. Thomas faced power outages Thursday due to a fuel line leak, according to the Water and Power Authority.
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Two More Top Executives Bite the Dust

Two V.I. executives lost their jobs this week: Steven Aubin, chief operating office for VIWMA, and WICO President Joseph Boshulte.
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Malfunctioning Traffic Lights on Hull Buy Road Pose Safety Risk

Drivers have grown increasingly concerned about an improperly working traffic light that directs cars through a one-lane, construction area on Hull Bay Road.
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Special Election Moving Forward Despite Lawsuit, Budget Constraints

St. Thomas-St. John District Elections Board members said Tuesday that they are still moving ahead with their preparations unless the courts tell them otherwise.
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Big St. Thomas Tax Beneficiary Lays Off 60

One of St. Thomas’s most visible tax beneficiaries has given the pink slip to 60 employees, or roughly a third of its workforce.
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EDC Recommends Some Tax Breaks, Reconsiders Others

The EDC on Tuesday reversed and reconsidered some of its January recommendations to the governor concerning tax breaks.
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Undercurrents: Caribbean Territories to Be Part of Next National Climate Assessment

Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands will be included in the 2018 National Climate Assessment, with an entire chapter devoted to potential effects of global warming on the eastern Caribbean islands.
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Sharpe Resigns as U.S. Attorney

U.S. Attorney Ronald Sharpe resigned the position effective midnight Friday, March 10, one of 46 U.S. attorney's asked to resign Friday by the Trump administration.
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RadioShack Files Chapter 11, Closes 200 Stores but Not St. Thomas’s

Electronics chain RadioShack filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in March and closed 200 stores, promising to evaluate the remaining 1,300. While the three stores on St. Thomas remain open, signs don't look hopeful.
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