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Passengers crowd into the Cyril E. King Airport Thursday to get the first fights out. (V.I. Port Authority photo)

VIPA Announces TSA Relocation at Cyril E. King Airport

          The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) passenger screening area has been temporarily relocated in the Cyril E. King Airport (CEKA) Terminal to begin the process of completely reopening the terminal and resuming normal op
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VITEMA Reminds Residents of Debris Removal Guidelines

In an effort to expedite the debris removal process in the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency reminds residents to separate debris into the following categories.
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Therapy Works Offers Free Physical Therapy to Government Employees

Therapy Works held a free physical therapy event for government workers last Saturday, Nov. 18. It has decided to repeat the complimentary service this Saturday, Nov. 25.
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The entrance to the Vincent Mason Pool after Hurricane Maria. (Facebook photo by Glenroy)

Frederiksted Pool Inaccessible and Damaged by Hurricane and Looters

One of Hurricane Maria’s stunning accomplishments was to destroy a section of the road leading to the Vincent Mason recreation area on St. Croix’s south of Frederiksted, rendering the road impassable.
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Senate President Myron Jackson chairs legislative session. (Barry Leerdam photo for the V.I. Legislature)

Senate Postpones Action on Legislation for a Week

V.I. senators voted Tuesday to hold off at least another week before deciding on legislation requested by Gov. Kenneth Mapp on recycling, anti-doping laws for horse racing, a loan authorization and two Coastal Zone Management permits.
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Gov. Kenneth Mapp with U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke (U.S. Department of Interior photo)

V.I. National Parks Reopen

Christiansted National Historic Site and Buck Island Reef National Monument on St. Croix and Trunk Bay Beach at V.I. National Park on St. John all reopened Monday, the U.S. Interior Department announced.
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V.I. Water and Power Authority truck

Power Returning to the Islands

Virgin Islanders are beginning to see the light. As power returns to neighborhoods throughout the territory, street and traffic lights are becoming a familiar sight again, with more and more businesses and homes illuminated after dark.
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Coki Beach was filled with visitors last week.

Slow Return of Beaches, Tourism Industry is Bittersweet for Visitors, Residents

Tourism is beginning to rebound on St.Thomas, and the beaches are coming back to life. But for residents and longtime visitors, the difference between 'what was' and 'what is' is a reminder of a recovery that won't be finished for years.
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Officer Omari Lewis of the USVI Department of Planning and Environmental Resources shakes hands with Marc Weiser, after Weiser’s vessel was salvaged and returned Saturday. (U.S. Coast Guard photo)

Salvaged Vessels Returned to Owners, Operations Continue

Five vessels either sunk or run aground by Hurricanes Irma and Maria have been salvaged from Flamingo Bay and returned to their owners at no cost to the owner, as salvage operations on St. Thomas continue.
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Disaster Recovery Centers to Be Closed for Thanksgiving

The centers will be open normal hours from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday.
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