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Seasonal Prohibition on Fishing or Possession of Queen Conch to Begin June 1

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries reminds the public of the upcoming seasonal prohibition of fishing for queen conch…

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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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JFL Hospital Bypassed Board for Questionable Bonuses

Recently ousted JFL Hospital CEO Ken Okolo and the current CFO received bonuses of $25,000 and $15,000 without approval by the hospital's governing board, hospital officials told senators Tuesday.

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2016-05-25 10:02:19
The Bookworm: 'On the Origins of Sports'

Why are games played like they are, with different balls and a field of certain size? “On the Origins of Sports” by Gary Belsky & Neil Fine explains those and many other head-scratchers.

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2016-05-24 23:06:20
Students Get ‘Hands On’ Learning; STEAM Winners Announced

Five students took their place in the ranks of computer program developers and another dozen took prizes in graphic publishing and website design at the annual STEAM Fair last week on St. Thomas.

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2016-05-24 22:31:58
Local sports — St. Thomas
Annual Sun Stroke All V.I. Hoop Classic Set for April 13, 14

The 14th Annual Sun Stroke All V.I. Hoop Classic will be held in the Central High Gymnasium at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 13 and at 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 14. The St. Thomas boys won for the first time in four years last year, but St. Croix still leads the all-time series 8-5. The Lady Crucians win last year opened a slight edge on St. Thomas, 7-6.
All Star Rosters
St. Thomas: Girls All Stars
1. Akia Frett, Eudora Kean
2. Edidiong Utibe, Charlotte Amalie
3. Kelssy Trass, Charlotte Amalie
4. Merissa Murphy, Charlotte Amalie
5. Shaniqua Wheatley, Charlotte Amalie
6. Gemequa Bell, Charlotte Amalie
7. Kerry Harry, Charlotte Amalie
8. Viniqua David, GIFFT HILL
9. Kayshanna Williams, Charlotte Amalie
10. Renique Francis, Eudora Kean
Head Coach: Myron Corbett, Charlotte Amalie
St. Thomas: Boys All Stars
1. Dornel Weaver, Antilles
2. Sekayi Petersen, Charlotte Amalie
3. Jamoi Edinborough, Antilles
4. J’moi Smith, Charlotte Amalie
5. Shanoi Miller, Charlotte Amalie
6. Dekwani Norford, Charlotte Amalie
7. Deland Isidore, Eudora Kean
8. Bryan Morton,  GIFFT HILL
9. Jecoi Julius, Eudora Kean (INJURED)
10. Brandon Wynter, Ss. Peter and Paul
11. Devontee Anthony, Charlotte Amalie
Head Coach: Pedrito Estrill, Charlotte Amalie
St. Croix: Girls All Stars 
1. Kadesha Barry, Central High
2. Raemisha Claxton, Central High 
3. Jayda Edwards, Central High 
4. J’Lene Martinez, Central High 
5. Julissea Thomas, Educational Complex
6. Kayla Smith, Educational Complex
7. Kristen Edney, Central High 
8. Deja Spears, Educational Complex
9. Okeya Roach, Educational Complex
10. Kiyani Hughes, Educational Complex
Head Coach: Donald Bough, Central High 
St. Croix: Boys All Stars
1. Shomari Francis, Central High 
2. Nayib Gonzalez, Central High 
3. Razeem Huggins, Central High 
4. Kelvin Thomas, Central High 
5. Eliji Mondesir, Country Day
6. Okechi Brin, Educational Complex
7. Stephaun Adams, Educational Complex
8. Deshaun Garvey, Educational Complex
9. Jordan Evans, Country Day
10. Jamal Ryan Bridges Academy played with Manor/St. Joseph’s
Head Coach: Donald Bough, Central High 

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