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EDC Holds Show Cause Hearings, Subsidiary Boards Meet

A show cause hearing for two businesses before the Economic Development Commission (EDC) will be held at 9 a.m. on…

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Three Sentenced to 10 Years Each for Robbery with Firearms

Chief District Court Judge Wilma A. Lewis on Monday sentenced three St. Croix men to 10 years in prison each for their roles in two armed robberies that took place in January 2013.

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2014-08-20 23:35:53
USVI Could be Almost Free of Fossil Fuels by the Year 2025

The Integrated Resource Plan can help move the USVI to an island state with a portfolio dominated by renewable energy resources by 2025.

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2014-08-20 15:40:08
V.I. GDP Shrank In 2013, Economy Still in Recession

The territory's economy shrank in 2013, indicating the territory remains mired in recession, with gross domestic product decreasing 5.4 percent to $3.79 billion last year, according to data released Tuesday.

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2014-08-20 00:44:30
Deaths — St. Thomas
Dennis A. Sewer Sr. Dies

 Dennis A. Sewer Sr., better known as “Polo,” died on April 4.

Dennis A. Sewer Sr. is survived his true life’s love, Jasmine Crooke Francis; daughters: Denise, Shenee and Denisha Sewer; sons: Dennis A Sewer Jr. and Malik Sewer; sister, Yvonne Hendrickson; brother, Melvin Hart; grandchildren: Chaz James, Darin Robinson, Shaynia Simon, Malik sewer, Jr., Adonis Shields, Rolrica Cox Francis, Ke’Shyin Francis, Daniqua Derima, Merisah Edmead, Temoy Registe and D’Mouri Registe; great-grandchildren: Brooklyn and Brinlee James, Hailey Robinson; stepchildren: Deborah Dawnson-Atkins, Neya Maranda-Registe, Shenika Francis-Stridiron, Sherisa Francis and Gary Francis Jr.; special cousin, Joseph Phillipus; special friends: Paul Ottley and Charles “Monkey” Todman; and other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
A first viewing will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Sunday, April 21, at Turnbull’s Funeral Home. A second viewing will take place at 10 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 11 a.m. on Monday,April 22, at Frederick Lutheran Church. Interment will be at Brookman Cemetery, Nadir.
All arrangements are by Turnbull’s Funeral Home, 774-1464.

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