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Labor Investing for Tomorrow With LIFT Internship Program

The V.I. Department of Labor (DOL) is now accepting applications for the Labor Investing for Tomorrow (LIFT) summer internship program.

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Gov. John deJongh Jr. offers News Years wishes, and thanks to the people of the Virgin Islands for the honor of electing him to serve as their governor.

 
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Senators Upbeat on Mapp's State of the Territory Address

Senators gave Gov. Kenneth Mapp high marks for laying out a clear picture of the territory's financial woes and pointing to a way forward at his first state of the territory address Monday.

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2015-01-27 03:16:11
Budget Woes Prominent in Mapp's First State of the Territory Address

Gov. Kenneth Mapp struck an optimistic tone for the future while nonetheless painting a bleak picture of the territory's financial shape, during his first state of the territory address Monday evening.

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2015-01-27 01:39:18
Undercurrents: Better Mental Health – So Near, Yet So Far

The private-public sector Mental Health Care Commission finally agreed on the way to overhaul mental health care in the territory. Now they can’t get the government to sign off on the agreement.

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2015-01-26 23:07:35
Deaths — St. Thomas
Billy Morris King Dies

 Billy Morris King died on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012.
He is survived by his father, Archibald O. Donadelle; sisters: Yvette Donadelle-Williams, Diane Hairston and Phyllis Lindqvist; brothers: Ronald Donadelle and Olando Donadelle Sr.; brothers-in-law: Fitzroy G. Williams Sr., Dominic Lindqvist and John Hairston; sister-in-law, Judy Donadelle; nieces: Patrece Donadelle-Thompson, Jolanda Donadelle-Rabsatt, Patrice Donadelle, Janee Lindqvist, Nyja Lindqvist-Brown, Dominique Lindqvist and Danielle Gibson; nephews: Olando Donadelle Jr., Beit Donadelle, Howell I. Matthews Jr., Daryl Q. Matthews, Fitzroy G. Williams Jr. and Evan Lindqvist; 13 great nieces; 13 great nephews; one great-great niece; uncle, John T. Williams; aunts: Evelyn Fredericks of Dallas, Texas, and Florine Tucker of St. Thomas; godmother, Sue Dyer of Maryland; and other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
A memorial service is set for 10 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 1, at Turnbull's Funeral Home.

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