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Person Killed at Coki Point Beach

One person was killed Saturday night in an incident that took place at Coki Point Beach, according to a source.…

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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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Virtue of the Week: Justice

Practicing justice is being fair. It is solving problems so everyone wins. You don’t prejudge. You see people as individuals. You don’t accept it when someone acts like a bully, cheats or lies.

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2015-02-01 13:02:13
Person Killed at Coki Point Beach

One person was killed Saturday night in an incident that took place at Coki Point Beach, according to a source. It was the fourth homicide on St. Thomas since the first of the year, the fifth in the territory.

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2015-01-31 22:43:44
Plaskett Invites Public to Ceremonial Swearing-In, Service of Blessing

Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett invites the public to a ceremonial swearing-in and reception set to begin at 10 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 2, at the District Courthouse in Estate Golden Rock, St. Croix.

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2015-01-30 15:21:19
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GRAND JURY SYSTEM WORKING IN THE V.I.

The grand jury system in the Virgin Islands has been an effective investigative tool since its implementation as part of the federal judicial system in the territory.

Read entire articleJan 17 2000 - 2:16pm
TURNBULL, BERRY: DON'T DELAY COMPULSORY INSURANCE

Gov. Charles W. Turnbull said Monday he will not support any move by the 23rd Legislature to delay the effective date of compulsory automobile insurance in the territory.

Read entire articleJan 17 2000 - 1:38pm
CENSUS PROCESS BEGINNING

The countdown has begun for the Year 2000 census in the Virgin Islands.

Read entire articleJan 16 2000 - 10:46pm
MOORE, GERARD: IMPLEMENTATION IS KEY TO RECOVERY

The source of the financial crunch the government finds itself in today is the result of a government that continued to grow while the private sector remained stagnant, economist Richard Moore told the League of Women Voters this weekend.

Read entire articleJan 16 2000 - 5:38pm
ROUGH CONDITIONS DRAW DAREDEVILS AND SIGHTSEERS

Sightseers at Hull Bay beach Sunday morning were alarmed by the temporary disappearance of Ken Klein Jr., who had gone windsurfing in the 35 mph winds and 10- to 12-foot swells.

Read entire articleJan 16 2000 - 12:07pm
HARWOOD HIGHWAY CLOSED FOR FOUR TO SIX WEEKS

The section of the Harwood Highway from the Medical Arts Complex to the intersection west of the John Thomas Funeral Home will be closed starting Monday for four to six weeks while Public Works installs storm drains.

Read entire articleJan 16 2000 - 11:55am
FEDS THREATEN TAKEOVER OF LOCAL OSHA PROGRAM

Gov. Charles Turnbull has called for a special session of the Senate to fund the local Occupational Safety and Health program to head off a possible federal takeover that could open the door to more federal intervention.

Read entire articleJan 15 2000 - 8:15am
UNIONS TO MEET WITH TURNBULL – RELUCTANTLY

Union leaders have accepted the governor's invitation to a "summit meeting" about retroactive pay even though the president of the Central Labor Council says past summits were all "long on talk but short on action."

Read entire articleJan 15 2000 - 7:47am
SENATORS REJECT 'NO MONEY' PUBLIC WORKS EXCUSE

No good news came out of a Senate Government Operations Committee hearing Thursday on St. Thomas to look into Public Works Department problems, according to published reports.

Read entire articleJan 14 2000 - 2:43pm
BRYAN: LET GOVERNMENT PROVIDE AUTO INSURANCE

Instead of having insurance carriers providing premiums, Sen. Adelbert Bryan is proposing that the territory’s 80,000 motorists with licenses be covered by a policy purchased by the government.

Read entire articleJan 14 2000 - 2:42pm