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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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FREDERIKSTED – Senators Alicia Barnes and Novelle Francis, Jr. completed phase one of beautification and improvement efforts at the Alfredo Andrews Elementary School on Monday with the help of the Department of Agriculture’s Commissioner Nominee, Positive T.A. Nelson. The Department of Agriculture donated and placed two picnic tables and three

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center’s Chief Nursing Officer, Valarie Lee, met with a class of 16 senior nursing students at the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) recently. During her two-hour visit, CNO Lee gave real-world experiences and responded to the seniors’ questions and concerns

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CHRISTIANSTED — The V.I. Department of Health said the public is invited to attend the first Dialysis Support Group meeting of the year. The meeting will be held in the cafeteria of the Governor Juan F. Luis Hospital on Sunday, February, beginning at 3 p.m. This support group meeting is

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Department of Education, St. Croix District held its annual District MATHCOUNTS competition at the UVI Great Hall in St. Croix. Four Good Hope Country Day School students displayed their strong mathematical abilities allowing the school to remain the district champions following its 2017 win. Church

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FREDERIKSTED — Good Hope Country Day School seventh-grader Michael Atwell spelled the word “torotoro” correctly in round 15, making him the winner of the 46th Annual St. Croix District Intermediate Spelling Bee at the John H. Woodson Junior High School. The St. Croix District Champion Michael Atwell was excited, but humbled

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CHRISTIANSTED  — The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) announces the launch of a new information-collection campaign: Leveraging USVI Facts & Figures to Build Forward.  The purpose of this initiative is to establish a shared knowledge source, adding to the informational assets of the USVI by compiling needs assessments, research reports, and strategic plans

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FREDERIKSTED — The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands and Lutheran Social Services of the Virgin Islands invite children and families to visit their Play & Learn Tent at the 48th Annual Agricultural and Food Fair today and Monday at the Fairgrounds in Lower Love. The Play & Learn Tent is designed to encourage children

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