Monday, February 19, 2018 9:34 am Last modified: 7:57 am

Commentary

Sen. Alicia 'Chucky' Hansen

With Sweet Meat Come Sour Sauce – A Primer for Sen. Chucky Hansen

Here is a logic problem for Sen. Alicia "Chucky" Hansen (I-STX): If WAPA has X dollars to pay linemen but you fought for decades to cut WAPA's funding, do you get to scream and shout that WAPA should pay those linemen more?
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Immigration Reform and Border Security

The following editorial was submitted in support of the President’s proposed policy changes to immigration, border security and DACA.
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Virtue of the Week: Justice

Practicing justice is being fair. It is solving problems so everyone wins. You don't prejudge. You see people as individuals. You don't accept it when some-one acts like a bully, cheats or lies. Being a champion for justice takes courage.
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St. Thomas-St. John District Receives Donations from Relief Workers, Community Organizations

The Department of Education praises the generosity of U. S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contracting company workers and members of Virgin Islands United, especially Jim Coleman and John Wheatley, for making the holidays brighter for hundreds of kids.
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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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My Irmaria Experience

Lloyd Maynard writes about what he and his family went through as the hurricanes passed over St. Thomas.
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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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Government House, before the storms. (File photo)

VIPD Arrest of Reporter is an Un-American Abuse of Power *Update*

The V.I. government took its growing lack of transparency to new heights this week, sending police to arrest and charge a reporter for embarrassing it by reporting on its lack of care for priceless antiques on St. Thomas.
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V.I. Airports Need Jet Bridges

Amelia Headley LaMont Esq. and Julien Henley are asking that the V.I. Port Authority make putting jet bridges at both V.I. airports a priority “so that all passengers can have the facility, comfort and safety of air travel.”
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