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CHRISTIANSTED — The Office of STEAM Education and the Office of Naval Research, Science and Technology said the annual Seaperch Robotics Competition will take place at the Beeston Hill Sports and Fitness Center Pool on St. Croix at 10 a.m. on March 30. Anybody interested in volunteering to be a

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FREDERIKSTED — St. Croix Senator Alicia Barnes expressed her dismay surrounding the recent sewage problems faced by the modular units at the Arthur Richards Junior High School that led to an early dismissal on Thursday. According to a release from the Department of Education on March 21, students attending Arthur

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — An elementary school was put on lock down this morning so police could capture a suspect near it and the St. Thomas hospital. “A situation occurred in the vicinity of the Schneider Regional Medical Center on St. Thomas,” the Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency said. “For

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PHILIPSBURG — As the United States faces a shortage of an estimated 120,000 physicians by 2030, tens of thousands of medical students across the nation and abroad last week learned where and how they’ll be helping to address the problem. Match Day, as it’s known, now carries increased significance as

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) is pleased to announce the availability of a new CFVI scholarship — the Estelle Parrott Scholarship — which will be available for the first time for the 2019-2020 academic year. This scholarship will be funded annually through the Estelle

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SAN JUAN — About 4,940 pounds of ready-to-eat corned beef was recalled after a school in Puerto Rico found metal in a chub of the meat. If Procesadora La Hacienda’s not-food-in-your-food recall sounds familiar, it’s because Productos La Aguadillana recalled nearly 18 tons of breaded chicken breasts after two schools

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SAN JUAN — About 35,870 pounds, or 17.9 tons, of breaded chicken patties that went to schools in Puerto Rico have been recalled because they might have pieces of metal. The not-food-in-your-food recall was announced Thursday after a school complained Monday to manufacturer Productos La Aguadillana about metal in the

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UNITED STATES VIRGIN ISLANDS — AARP announced the launch of “Stop Rx Greed” on Tuesday, a nationwide campaign aimed at lowering prescription drug prices. The goal of AARP’s sustained campaign is to help drive down drug prices for Virgin Islanders and all Americans by advocating for a variety of legislative,

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix substitute school teacher bumped into American royalty in a local grocery store late Wednesday afternoon. Tedd Wallace, a Michigan native who lives part-time in St. Croix, said he ran into former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill at Seaside Market & Deli

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FREDERIKSTED – Senator Alicia Barnes, in collaboration with Senator Allison DeGazon, Senator Donna Frett-Gregory, and Senator Janelle Sarauw, will host a roundtable discussion in recognition of International Women’s Day on Friday. The discussion will take place between 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Economic Development Authority’s conference room located

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