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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
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Five V.I. Athletes Head to China for Youth Olympics

Five young athletes from the U.S. Virgin Islands left the territory Monday to fly to China for the second Summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing.

Read entire articleAug 11 2014 - 10:25pm
Hotel Lease Bill Aimed at Jump-Starting St. Croix Economy

A bill to authorize the local government to make lease payments should hotel developers with leases fail to do so will jump start St. Croix’s hotel development, senators declared Monday.

Read entire articleAug 11 2014 - 10:15pm
First Phase of CEKA Baggage Area Fix-Ups Finished

Air passengers arriving at St. Thomas Monday were greeted by a new entrance and restrooms in the baggage area of the Cyril E. King Airport, the first phase of port authority’s baggage-claim area renovation project.

Read entire articleAug 11 2014 - 9:58pm
Senate Committee Leans Toward Hemp Growing Despite Concerns

While testimony at Monday’s meeting on St. Croix of the Legislature’s Economic Development, Agriculture and Planning Committee largely favored legalizing hemp cultivation, several testifiers raised concerns from wages and ownership to the illicit drug business.

Read entire articleAug 11 2014 - 7:12pm
Health Beat: Speech Therapist Candace Grant Talks the Talk

Candace Grant has had to learn a lot of things that have nothing to do with the mechanics of the human voice. Ask her about boxing, about fishing, about islands down the chain or about any number of religions.

Read entire articleAug 10 2014 - 10:25pm
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
Legislative Youth Advisory Council Meets on St. Croix

The Legislative Youth Advisory Council (LYAC) held the last of its three-part series of town hall meetings on Friday, Aug. 8, in the Frits E. Lawaetz Legislative Conference Room on St. Croix.

Read entire articleAug 9 2014 - 7:20am
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
St. Thomas-St. John Elections Board Still Counting Absentee Ballots

The St. Thomas-St. John District Board of Elections said Friday the board finally has a “good process” for counting the more than 800 absentee, provisional and mail-in provisional ballots from the Aug. 2 primary.

Read entire articleAug 8 2014 - 11:52pm
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