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One Man Killed, Another Injured in Separate Sunday Shootings

An unidentified man was shot in the Anna's Retreat area and died at the Schneider Regional Medical Center, one of two shooting incidents that took place Sunday morning on St. Thomas.

‘CRU’ Pleasing Crowds in Encore Showings

"CRU," a film directed by Alton Glass and co-written by Oliver W. Ottley III, drew crowds at its three encore screenings on Saturday at Prior-Jollek Hall at Antilles School, with three more showings planned for Sunday.

Hassel Island Lime Kiln Restored

In little more than 12 weeks, the 19th century lime kiln on Hassel Island has been restored from an abandoned, crumbling structure to the island’s newest cultural treasure. The restoration was carried out through the St. Thomas Historical Trust.

What A Homeland Security Shutdown Means To The U.S.V.I.

With the U.S. Department of Homeland Security facing immediate shutdown over Republican Party opposition to President Barack Obama relaxing deportation policies, what will happen to the U.S.V.I.?

Normil Sentenced to 124 Months in Carjacking

District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez on Thursday sentenced 19-year-old Troy Jamson Normil to 124 months in federal prison for carjacking and brandishing a firearm during the commission of a crime of violence, U.S. Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced.

Longer Than Expected Turbine Control Conversion Will Not Affect WAPA’s Propane Deadline

The time required to convert seven of WAPA's gas turbine controls from fuel oil to propane will take more than three times longer than originally estimated, according to Executive Director Hugo Hodge Jr., but the delay will not affect ratepayers' relief.

Cuba Diary: Country of Contrasts, Complications and Contradictions

The Source publisher recently traveled to Cuba with a delegation from The Nation magazine. This is the first in a series of articles that offer her first-hand cultural and educational experiences.

Frederiksted Pool Cannot be Fixed, Says Parks Nominee

The territory's parks and sports facilities need more funding for maintenance and the Frederiksted swimming pool has to be replaced, the acting Sports, Parks and Recreation commissioner said.

Audit Shows EDC Fails to Maximize Potential Benefits

The EDC program did not maximize the potential economic benefits to the territory, according to an audit by the V.I. Inspector General’s Office released Thursday.

Folklife Festival Draws Huge Crowd

Hundreds of school children and a large contingent of tourists filled Annaberg Plantation on Thursday as the V.I. National Park kicked off its 24th annual Folklife Festival.





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