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Board of Education Advises Public of Deadline for Financial Aid Applications

All applications must be submitted no later than 5 p.m., Friday, May 5.
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VIPD Kicks Off Series of Community Events For Residents to ‘Get to Know’ Officers

A family cookout held Monday at Joseph Gomez Elementary school gave residents in the area the chance to come out and meet their Virgin Islands Police Department officers.
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Careful What You Order Online

Virgin Islanders be careful shopping online; say if those shoes seem like a little too good a deal, because if it's a fake that violates U.S. trademark laws, federal officials may confiscate it and you'll be out the cost.
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Flash Flood Watch Extended to Tuesday Morning

The flash flood watch in effect since the weekend for the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico has been extended until 6 a.m. Tuesday by the National Weather Service in San Juan.
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Man Shot to Death in Estate Bolongo

A man was found shot to death early Monday in the area of Estate Bolongo, the V.I. Police Department reported. According to police, the victim was 41-year-old Niyen Jamil.
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USVI revenues sources 2004-2016

The V.I. Budget Crisis: Part 2, The Hovensa Effect

After several years of annual losses approaching half a billion dollars, Hovensa closed in 2012. The data shows the loss of revenues from the worldwide recession and the Hovensa closure are the largest culprits in the territory's structural deficits.
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Mary-Alice Prosper Wins 2017 St. Thomas Carnival Queen Crown

With a whopping 1,547 points and a win in the category of Best Intellect, 18 year-old Mary-Alice Prosper picked up the 2017 St. Thomas Carnival Queen Selection Show crown. Prosper, a student at Charlotte Amalie High School, also picked up the award for Miss Cooperative.
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Flash Flood Watch Extended Through Monday

The National Weather Service extended the flash flood watch issued for the U.S. Virgin Islands on Friday to be effective through Monday evening.
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Shaine Gaspard hold his daughter Ella at the first annual 5K walk/run to raise funds to cure Rett syndrome.

Ella’s Hope Walk/Run Raises Funds and Awareness of Rare Syndrome

When Shaine and Lauren Gaspard were told their daughter Ella’s diagnosis in January, they’d never heard of Rett syndrome before and had to Google it. Raising awareness about the rare genetic mutation, as well as funds to find a cure, has since become the family’s mission.
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Public Input Wanted on Reappointment of Superior Court Magistrate Judges

The public and the members of the Virgin Islands Bar Association are informed that, according to a press release from the Honorable Michael C. Dunston, presiding judge of the Superior Court of the Virgin Islands, the current terms of the Superior Court Magistrate Judges are set to exp
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