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Lieutenant Governor Warns Consumers of Online Job Search Scam

Scammers are targeting Virgin Islands job seekers and offering opportunities for employment in exchange for payment before obtaining the job.

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Half a dozen young people, local artists and music producers have created a peace song for Carnival 2014. To read more about the song, click here.
 

 
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V.I. Hosts Pilot Freedom Schools

Five of the trritory's schools are participating in a six-week pilot of a nation-wide "Freedom School" project this summer, thanks in part to Lt. Gov. Osbert Potter

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2016-07-28 14:06:13
WAPA Revenue Bonds Suffer Third Downgrade In Less Than 60 Days

Credit rating agency Standard & Poor's has lowered the electric system revenue bond ratings of the V.I. Water and Power Authority, the third time in less than two months that the utility's bond ratings have been downgraded. 

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2016-07-27 20:33:47
Shots Fired at School Where Kids Were on Campus; None Injured

Two suspects who reportedly crossed paths on the campus of Joseph A. Gomez Elementary school in Anna’s Retreat were involved in a shooting incident at the school at approximately 12:26 p.m. Tuesday. 

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2016-07-27 19:29:00
Deaths — St. Thomas
Vernice Freeman Joefield Has Died

May 4, 2007 – Vernice Freeman Joefield died on April 24, in Newark, N.J.
She is survived by her mother, Avna Baronville Freeman; daughter, Lisa Bryan Vernardo; sons: Kelvin Joefield Sr., Shane Donovan Sr., Romaine Donavan and Kareem Dawson. Other survivors include sisters: Velma Freeman Balboza, Vivica Freeman Turnbull, Venda Freeman Inman, Venette Freeman; brothers: Verne and Virdin Freeman; 8 grandchildren and many other friends and relatives too numerous to mention.
There will be a viewing held from 9-10 a.m., on Saturday, May 5, at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m., at the church. Interment will be at Eastern Cemetery.
All arrangements are by Davis Funeral Home, 774-1464.

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