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Students Complete Summer Training Programs in Agricultural Science

Six Virgin Islands students recently completed comprehensive training programs in agricultural science at Alcorn State University (ASU) in Loran, Mississippi,…

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V.I. GDP Shrank In 2013, Economy Still in Recession

The territory's economy shrank in 2013, indicating the territory remains mired in recession, with gross domestic product decreasing 5.4 percent to $3.79 billion last year, according to data released Tuesday.

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2014-08-20 00:44:30
WVGN Radio Sold

Local radio station WVGN 107.3 FM, home to NPR, has been sold. Former owners say more local programming needs to be integrated.

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2014-08-20 00:02:19
Ambassador Todman’s Body Lies in State at Government House

The body of career ambassador Terence A. Todman will lie in state at Government House, St. Thomas, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 21, ahead of funeral services that are planned for Saturday, Aug. 23.

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2014-08-18 21:55:43
News - Local sports — St. Thomas
Five VI Athletes Ready to Compete in China

Five young athletes are in Nanjing, China, to represent the U.S. Virgin Islands at the 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games, which began with opening ceremonies Saturday.

Read entire articleAug 16 2014 - 9:38pm
USVI Para-Sailors Competing in Canada

Members of the USVI Paralympic Sailing team arrived in Canada on Tuesday to compete in the 2014 Highliner International Federation of Disabled Sailing world competition.

Read entire articleAug 13 2014 - 12:12am
Two Divers from St. Croix Aim for V.I. Depth Record

A two-man dive team from St. Croix will try Wednesday to scuba dive deeper than anyone has ever been in Virgin Islands waters – and deeper than most divers in the world.

Read entire articleAug 12 2014 - 11:06pm
Peter and Lovett Win Two Gold and a Silver at NACAC Under 23

Virgin Islands National Track and Field Team members Allison Peter and Eddie Lovett had impressive performances at the North America, Central America and Caribbean (NACAC) Under 23 Track and Field Championships in Kamloops, Canada, this past weekend.

Read entire articleAug 12 2014 - 12:24pm
Reel Affair Takes Lead in Blue Marlin Tournament

The fish continued biting Saturday, the third day of competition in the 42nd USVI Open/Atlantic Blue Marlin Tournament, as the team aboard Reel Affair took over first place.

Read entire articleAug 10 2014 - 3:10pm
VITFF: Three of the Best Compete in NACAC Under 23 Championships

The Virgin Islands Track and Field Federation (VITFF) has announced that V.I. National Track and Field Team members are closing out the normal outdoor track and field season as they compete in a number of championships.

Read entire articleAug 9 2014 - 7:17am
Jichi Clings to Lead After Going Fishless on Marlin Tourney's Second Day

The second day of the USVI Open Atlantic Blue Marlin Tournament proved the adage "There's a reason they call the sport 'fishing,' and not 'catching.'"

Read entire articleAug 8 2014 - 11:29pm
Seven Releases Earn Jichi First-Day Lead in Tournament

The Miami-based anglers aboard Jichi released seven blue marlin on the first day of the 42nd USVI Open Atlantic Blue Marlin Tournament to lead the 22-boat fleet.

Read entire articleAug 7 2014 - 11:30pm
Julius Jackson Defends Title, Wins Birthday Bout

When Julius “The Chef” Jackson returns to the territory Saturday, he will bring back the same World Boxing Association Fedebol title belt he left this week to defend, along with his still undefeated record.

Read entire articleAug 2 2014 - 12:40am
World's Top Anglers Expected for 42nd Blue Marlin Tournament

The best sports fishermen in the world, plus hundreds of blue marlin aficionados, are headed to St. Thomas this August for the 42nd USVI Open/Atlantic Blue Marlin Tournament.

Read entire articleJul 28 2014 - 12:05am