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Man Stabbed, Refuses to Cooperate

A man was stabbed Saturday afternoon, but refused to offer any explanation or give any information to police officers investigating the case, the V.I. Police Department reported.

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2015-08-03 00:09:38
UVI to Host 31st West Indies Agricultural Economics Conference

The University of the Virgin Islands Cooperative Extension Service (UVI-CES) will host the 31st West Indies Agricultural Economics Conference. Representatives from Caribbean agricultural institutions, agricultural economists and agriculture policymakers will meet from Sunday, Aug. 9 to Friday, Aug. 14, at the Buccaneer Hotel on St. Croix.

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2015-08-02 01:01:26
Beach Advisory for July 27-31

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory, advises the public of the following:

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2015-07-31 16:23:23
News - Local news — St. Thomas
SUPPORT BUILDS FOR TOUGHER ANIMAL-ABUSE LAW

The list of acts of inhumanity that Humane Society personnel must deal with, with no law-enforcement backup to speak of, is long and appalling. That's one reason animal advocates are mobilizing support for a bill that will be before the Senate Government Operations Committee on Monday that would get tougher on animal abusers.

Read entire articleJun 2 2000 - 2:10pm
SENATE PANEL APPROVES 3 CRIME-RELATED BILLS

Crime fighting in the territory got a much needed boost Thursday as the Senate Government Operations Committee passed three measures unanimously. It held one other until Monday pending an amendment.

Read entire articleJun 2 2000 - 11:52am
JAMES GIVEN LOTS MORE TICKETS TO GALA BUT STILL WON'T GO

Despite being given hundreds more tickets to Sunday’s Government House rededication gala, Lt. Gov. Gerard Luz James II still won’t be going.

Read entire articleJun 2 2000 - 7:58am
GERS RETIREMENT BILL TABLED INDEFINITELY

The red-hot Government Employees Retirement System bill, which included full retirement pay for senators after 12 years in office, was put on a back burner Thursday from which it will likely never be retrieved by the Senate Government Operations Committee.

Read entire articleJun 1 2000 - 11:39pm
BLAME ENOUGH TO GO AROUND OVER GERS BILL

Finger pointing was the order of the day after the Senate Government Operations Committee voted 6-0 to table the GERS retirement bill indefinitely.

Read entire articleJun 1 2000 - 11:36pm
2 SENATORS FLUNK IDEA OF SCHOOL BUS FEES

Two St. Croix senators gave failing marks Thursday to the Education Department plan, announced a day earlier, to make students pay for school bus service starting next fall.

Read entire articleJun 1 2000 - 5:51pm
LOCAL PHYSICIANS INVITED TO AIDS CONFERENCE

Local physicians are invited to take part in a conference this week for health care providers who treat or work with HIV/AIDS patients, according to a release from Delegate Donna Christian-Christensen. She urged them to attend.

Read entire articleJun 1 2000 - 12:35pm
DONASTORG WANTS AG, LABOR TO INVESTIGATE ICC

Sen. Adlah "Foncie" Donastorg wants the Attorney General’s Office and the Department of Labor to investigate Innovative Communication Corp.’s recent layoff of 18 employees.

Read entire articleJun 1 2000 - 7:46am
JAMES TO BOYCOTT GOV'T HOUSE GALA, RIPS TURNBULL

At a press conference Wednesday, Lt. Gov. Gerard Luz James II tore into his boss because he was allotted only 15 tickets for Sunday’s grand reopening of St. Croix Government House.

Read entire articleJun 1 2000 - 6:53am
HUNDREDS MOURN JASON CARROLL

Hundreds of persons turned out Wednesday afternoon at a funeral service for 18-year old Jason Carroll, the latest victim of gun violence on St. Thomas.

Read entire articleJun 1 2000 - 6:14am