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The Bookworm: Catch the ‘Runaway Bride’

True to Weber form, ‘The Choir Director 2: Runaway Bride’ is a multilayered, lots-going-on tale that will keep you guessing all the way to the surprising.

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2014-08-21 19:59:41
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
News - Local news — St. Thomas
LACK OF MALPRACTICE FUND EXPOSES DOCTORS

The territory’s doctors have been left vulnerable to law suits by the government’s failure to establish a malpractice trust fund while residents and their attorneys wait months to collect on the settlements they’ve been awarded, say lawyers who prosecute such cases.

Read entire articleAug 2 1999 - 4:49am
UVI WILL RESTRUCTURE ADMINISTRATION

Following the example of other multi-campus educational institutions, the University of the Virgin Islands is planning to restructure its administration.

Read entire articleAug 2 1999 - 4:49am
TURNBULL TRAVELING OFF-ISLAND

Gov. Charles Turnbull left the territory Friday to meet with representatives of Beal Aeropsace in Dallas, and with federal officials in Washington, D.C.

Read entire articleJul 31 1999 - 9:40am
CALEDONIAN FLIGHTS CAN BE BOOKED IN V.I.

Caledonian Airways flights to London's Gatwick Airport can now be booked in the Virgin Islands, acting Tourism Commissioner Monique Sibilly-Hodge announced Friday.

Read entire articleJul 31 1999 - 9:31am
MICHAEL BORNN CONTINUES TO GAIN SUPPORT FOR TOURISM POST

When the nomination of local businessman Michael Bornn as commissioner of the Department of Tourism was reported by St. Thomas Source on Wednesday, it brought a flurry of excitement to the public and private sectors, overwhelming support for Bornn and a wave of hope for the future of the territory.

Read entire articleJul 30 1999 - 5:49pm
ABRAMSON, THOMAS FACE NEW INDICTMENT

St. Croix businesswoman Anne Abramson and contractor Berthill Thomas have been indicted for a second time by a federal grand jury and charged with conspiracy, bribery concerning programs receiving federal funds, making false claims to the United States, making false statements within the jurisdiction of a federal agency and tax fraud.

Read entire articleJul 30 1999 - 5:07pm
POLICE SHOOT AND KILL BURGLARY SUSPECT

An unidentified burglary suspect was shot to death Thursday night by police near an apartment building in Frenchman's Bay.

Read entire articleJul 30 1999 - 5:04pm
INSTALLATIONS CAUSED VITELCELLUAR OUTAGE

A glitch which arose during the installation of a "state-of-the-art" voice mail and paging system caused some VitelCellular customers to lose service this week.

Read entire articleJul 30 1999 - 4:42pm
CARNIVAL ADMITS MORE ALLEGATIONS OF SEXUAL MISCONDUCT

Carnival Cruises Lines has now revealed 108 allegations of sexual misconduct against crew members in the five-year period ending Aug. 13, 1998. That is 46 more incidents than the 62 it admitted earlier this summer.

Read entire articleJul 30 1999 - 5:45am
DAVID SUPPORTS BORNN FOR TOURISM POST

Michael Bornn, who sources say is Gov. Charles Turnbull's choice for Tourism Commissioner, has the support of Sen. Roosevelt David.

Read entire articleJul 29 1999 - 6:34pm