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Homicides 2017

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2017 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, as reported by the VIPD. Cases…

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Three events are slated for the opening of the school year – V.I. Fathers Back to School Barbecue and Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 27; the Back to School Days of Prayer on Saturday , Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4; and the V.I. Fathers March on Sept. 6, the first day of school for public schools in the territory. Organizers are encouraging fathers to take their children back to school starting on the first day.

 
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Joint Board Struggles to Elect Officers

At a meeting Monday, Joint Board of Elections members selected a slate of officers, discussed the recently signed law to unify the two Elections Board into one unified board, and sought to forces the Attorney General's Office to provide an attorney for board meetings. 

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2017-01-23 23:31:09
Truck Overturns on Maude Proudfoot Drive

A truck tractor carrying a bulldozer turned over on Maude Proudfoot Drive on St.Thomas around 2:40 p.m. Sunday, according to the V.I. Police Department. 

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2017-01-23 23:07:04
Mapp Order Start of Paul E. Joseph Stadium Work

Gov. Kenneth Mapp on Monday issued a formal notice to Public Works Commission Gustav James to begin work on the long anticipated Paul E. Joseph Stadium project in Frederiksted. 

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2017-01-23 23:00:57
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ALEXANDRA LLEWELLYN WEDS TOM CLANCY

Alexandra Llewellyn, an award-winning freelance TV reporter, married best-selling author Tom Clancy in New York on June 26.
Alexandra's father J. Bruce Llewellyn is CEO of Coca Cola Bottling Co. of Philadelphia. He is a frequent visitor to St. Thomas, where he owns a Pineapple Village Condominium.
Llewellyn's company was No. 1 on this year's Black Enterprise Magazine list of the top 100 African American-owned companies, with sales last year of $354 million.
Two years ago, under the auspices of the Everett B. Birch Forum, Llewellyn led an informal workshop on St. Thomas with aspiring young Virgin Islands entrepreneurs.

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