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Op-ed

Who Ensures Insurers Do Us Right?

Albert Bryan explains the landscape of how difficult it can be for a property owner to get insurance to pay for reconstruction after a disaster. Part of the problem is the lack of accurate oversight.
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Virtue of the Week: Purposefulness

Being purposeful is having a clear focus. Begin with a vision for what you want to accomplish and concentrate on your goal. Do one thing at a time, without scattering your energies. ... When you are purposeful, you make things happen.
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Virtue of the Week: Diligence

Diligence is working hard and doing your absolute best. You take special care by doing things step by step. Diligence helps you to get things done with excellence and enthusiasm. Diligence leads to success.
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Successful Economic Development Requires a Young, Motivated and Task Oriented Workforce

Justin Moorhead points out that an essential part of creating economic success in the territory is to welcome people to move here and others to stay here, among other things.
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Virtue of the Week: Determination

You focus your energy and efforts on a task and stick with it until it is finished. Determination is using your willpower to do something when it isn't easy. You are determined to meet your goals even when it is hard or you are being tested.
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Passengers crowd into the Cyril E. King Airport (V.I. Port Authority photo)

Let’s Talk Again About Eliminating V.I. Customs Duties

Now, while America is looking, is a good time to push back and publicize the way U.S. Customs and Border Patrol is confiscating V.I. customs duties and bullying the territory into keeping them on V.I. books.
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Virtue of the Week: Honor

Honor is living by the virtues, showing great respect for yourself, other people, and the rules you live by. When you are honorable, you keep your word. You do the right thing regardless of what others are doing. Honor is a path of integrity. You are practicing honor when you: – Guide
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Virtue of the Week: Joyfulness

Joyfulness is an inner sense of peace and happiness. You appreciate the gifts each day brings. Without joyfulness, when the fun stops, our happiness stops. Joy can carry us through the hard times even when we are feeling sad. Joy gives us wings.
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A Song of Light and Fire: The Festival of Lights in an Ongoing Power Outage

Rabbi Michael Feshbach of St. Thomas writes about the different meanings of Chanukah as well as the different disasters in the Virgin Islands and California.
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AARP Asks Public to Support New Bill on Digital Assets

Many use the Internet to store their digital files on a remote server. If the owner dies, these digital assets could be lost forever, but a bill before the Legislature on Thursday, Dec. 14, would remedy this, according to Troy A. de Chabert-Schuster .
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