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The VIPD released this photo of Mark Mooney, who has been missing since Sunday.

Disappearance of St. John Man Baffles Rescue Officers

First responders on St. John are baffled by the disappearance of a St. John man who went missing Sunday. 'I’ve been doing this for 50 years, and I’ve never seen a case like this,' said Bob Malacarne,
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Sergio 'Bolo' Feliciano

Trumpeter, Arranger ‘Bolo’ Feliciano Dead at 56

Performers and promoters in the Virgin Islands are remembering the life of Sergio Feliciano, better known as "Bolo," who died Sunday, Feb. 11, at the age of 56.
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Commissioner of Human Services Felecia Blyden.. (File photo; Jamie Leonard)

Government Hasn’t Paid Local Charities for Months; Safety Net in Tatters

Government commitments to social services are languishing, leaving both local charities and the people they serve dangling as the economy slides downhill.
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Jonathan Cohen accepts check on behalf of JKC Family from Gov. Kenneth Mapp at a Feb. 7 news conference. (Marina Leonard photo)

CFVI and Government House Defend Radio Grants, but Questions Remain

Officials defended charitable grants made to private radio stations, arguing they are a normal, legitimate and small part of the charitable works donors to the Fund for the Virgin Islands are financing.
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Three Charged in Pair of Drug Cases

Three men were arrested Monday in two, separate cases in which the defendants face drug distribution charges, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.
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Attorney General Claude Walker in an April photo, testifying at a V.I. Senate hearing.. (Photo by Barry Leerdam, provided by the V.I. Legislature)

Walker Joins Petition to End Forced Arbitration for Sexual Harassment Victims

Virgin Islands Attorney General Claude Earl Walker has signed onto a letter authored by Pamela Jo Bondi and Josh Stein, attorneys general of Florida and North Carolina, urging the U.S. Congress to end mandatory arbitration in sexual harassment cases. Congress is considering passing su
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The view is about all that remains of this home on St. Thomas’ Northside, post Hurricane Irma. Photo by Kelsey Nowakowski.

DPNR Takes a Crack at Eliminating Unsafe Structures and Stemming Island Blight

Clearing hurricane damaged buildings that pose a danger to safety may be easier said than done. But that won’t keep Dawn Henry, commissioner of Planning and Natural Resources, from trying.
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Shaun Pennington

The Source Is – and Always Has Been – a Group Effort

Before I fade to grey only to pop up in living color somewhere else pursuing other life-long dreams, I have many people to acknowledge and thank for their contributions to the Source over the last two decades.
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Royal Caribbean's Adventure of the Seas ties up at Charlotte Amalie, where it took on about 560 passengers, part of a contingent of 1,400 evacuated Oct. 1, 2017, from the territory. (SAP photo)

Former Lawmaker Asks Senate to let Evacuee Families Speak

A former V.I. lawmaker recently asked the head of the Committee on Health, Hospitals and Human Services to convene a new hearing about hospital patients sent off island in September.
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Sen. Positive Nelson (Photo by Barry Leerdam, provided by the V.I. Legislature)

Stood-Up Senators Resend Subpoenas to Howell and Barnes

Attorney Attorney General Claude Walker said subpoenas calling for the testimony of several government officials were flawed, and the officials were correct to miss the meeting.
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