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St. Thomas Child Injured By Gunfire

 Police on St. Thomas are investigating a non-fatal shooting that injured a 12-year-old boy in Bergs Home about 9:30 p.m.…

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V.I. Major Little League Team Clinches First Place in Pool A

The Virgin Islands Major Little League team finished pool play with a 15-12 victory over Bonaire on Wednesday in the 2014 Latin American Regional Major Little League tournament in Freeport, Bahamas.

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2014-07-24 01:13:02
V.I. Next Generation Network CEO Clarifies Misconceptions

V.I. Next Generation Network CEO Lawrence Kupfer dispels public misconceptions about the company while talking to Rotary Sunrise members Tuesday.

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2014-07-23 00:20:44
V.I. Major Little League Team Loses to Bahamas in Regional Championship

The Bahamas host team from Grand Bahama defeated the Virgin Islands Major Little League squad, 3-2, on Tuesday in the 2014 Latin American Regional Major Little League tournament in Freeport.

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2014-07-22 23:59:50
News — St. Thomas
Coast Guard Investigates Cargo Ship Grounding

The Coast Guard is investigating the grounding of Sabre Spirit, a 190-foot Panamanian flag cargo ship, after the vessel ran aground Friday morning.

Read entire articleJul 11 2014 - 9:27pm
Loan Guarantees Boosting Local Lending

USVI banks and businesses are beginning to take more advantage of EDA loan guarantees, bringing a few million dollars in new commercial lending leveraged with federal dollars to the territory.

Read entire articleJul 11 2014 - 1:48am
Government Health Insurance Users Must Get Checkup

V.I. Division of Personnel Financial Management Supervisor Rochelle Benjamin said those insured by V.I. government health insurance need mandatory health risk assessments by mid-September.

Read entire articleJul 11 2014 - 1:41am
CFCS Conference Attendees Tour Farms on St. Croix

About a dozen folks attending the Caribbean Food Crops Society Conference on St. Thomas flew to St. Croix for quick tours of select farms and the VI Agricultural Experiment Station.

Read entire articleJul 11 2014 - 1:33am
NPS Plans Excavations Near Fort Christianvaern

Several excavations are planned over the next year or so in an attempt to uncover history and artifacts of a little known Danish warehouse and slave market between the Customs House and Fort Christianvaern.

Read entire articleJul 11 2014 - 1:31am
Torres Sentenced to 33 Months in Cocaine Scheme

Stephen Torres was sentenced Thursday to 33 months in prison for his role in the cocaine smuggling and distribution operation that came to light with the June 2013 arrest of Roberto Tapia.

Read entire articleJul 11 2014 - 1:24am
Jewels of the Virgin Isles: Lorraine ‘LoLo’ Milliner

Lorraine “LoLo” Milliner has been the voice that soothes Baltimore residents on WWIN-FM for 21 years, but her career in radio sprouted its roots in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Read entire articleJul 11 2014 - 1:16am
Indigo Maintains Lead in Billfish Tournament

The excitement picked up as the bites increased Thursday during the second day of fishing in the 51st July Open Billfish Tournament, with the team aboard Indigo maintaining its lead.

Read entire articleJul 11 2014 - 1:08am
Indigo Leads First Day of Billfish Tourney

Indigo was in the lead, followed by Reel Passion second and Wave Paver third, after the first day's action in the 51st July Open Billfish Tournament.

Read entire articleJul 10 2014 - 11:00am
Annual Agriculture Conference Brings Networking Opportunities to Farmers

The Caribbean Food Crops Society's 50th annual conference has returned to the U.S. Virgin Islands with dialogues and networking among “the best regional cross section of agricultural experts” in the industry.

Read entire articleJul 10 2014 - 12:38am