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Senate Ready to Debate Budget – But There’s Something Missing

Under Virgin Islands law, the governor is required to submit a budget for the coming fiscal year by the end of May. But Gov. Kenneth Mapp delayed.
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VIPD Arrests Suspect in Fatal Stabbing

Detectives from the V.I. Police Department's Major Crime Unit on Tuesday arrested 53-year-old Robert "Herbie" Moore and charged him with murder in a stabbing that resulted in a death.
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Ratings Agency Keeps V.I. Bonds on Negative Watch

The major credit ratings agency Fitch Ratings announced Monday it is maintaining a negative watch status on V.I. bonds, currently categorized by the agency as “non-investment grade.”
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NOAA weather map. Click for larger view.

Tropical Storm Don Losing Steam as it Approaches Windward Islands

Tropical Storm Don, began losing steam Tuesday morning as it approached the Windward Islands, according to the National Hurricane Center and other weather observers.
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Attorney General Claude Walker in an April photo, testifying at a V.I. Senate hearing.. (Photo by Barry Leerdam, provided by the V.I. Legislature)

AG Walker Targets ‘Deadbeat Dads’

Attorney General Claude Walker said Monday that he is going to do everything possible to collect child support from "deadbeat dads," including taking away driver's licenses and business licenses.
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NBA player Rakeem Christmas speaks Monday at a news conference.

Christmas in July: NBA Star Builds Basketball Courts, Hosts Youth Events

Rakeem Christmas, who for the last two years has played center for the NBA's Indiana Pacer. returned home to St. Croix to host a series of youth events this week and open a basketball court, funded by the Christmas Foundation.
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Archeologist Steve Lenik. (Anne Salafia photo)

Bethlehem Dig Sheds Light on How Crucians Lived – and Died

An archeological dig at Estate Bethlehem has shed new insights on how Crucians lived – and died – creating new chapters in the story of the 18th and 19th centuries on St. Croix.
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A pair of anglers make their way through the waves.

Teen Wins 29th Annual Bastille Day Kingfish Tournament

17-year-old Lawrence Aubain, Jr., of St. Thomas reeled in a 26.05-pounder kingfish Sunday, besting the competition in the 29th Annual Bastille Day Kingfish Tournament.
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Centennial Commission Answers Spending, Funding Questions

The Virgin Islands Transfer Centennial Commission has confirmed that it has spent or committed about $625,000 of the $1.25 million allocated to it by the U.S. and territorial governments.
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High Court Sends ‘Whistleblower’ Case Back to Lower Court

A former Government House attorney dismissed for handing over public documents under the Freedom of Information Act will soon have a second chance to make her case in court.
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