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By KELVIN DENNIE/St. Croix Taxi Driver Dear Editor: As a taxi driver in the territory for over 30 years, I cannot remain quiet after this second attempt to deny me the right of accepting the form of payment I choose. The mandatory language spoils the whole intent of the bill.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — U.S. Virgin Islands First Lady Yolanda Bryan has partnered with the Department of Education to host the 2019 Shadow A Chef Enrichment Program. The program will be held on Wednesday, August 21, at the Charlotte Amalie High School Auditorium and Cafeteria and on Thursday, August 22, at

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FREDERIKSTED — Detectives from the Virgin Islands Police Department Economic Crimes Unit along with members of the Intel Unit executed an arrest warrant on a St. Croix man yesterday morning. Tracy Phillip Willie, 47, was arrested about 10:48 a.m. on Thursday and charged with identity theft, grand larceny, petit larceny, obtaining

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan Jr, announced Wednesday, along with the Department of Finance (DOF), and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) that all outstanding prior years and current year bills owed to the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority by central government agencies, have been fully paid as

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority leadership and members of the Public Services Commission will be subpoenaed to appear before the 33rdLegislature to address what Senator Kenneth L. Gittens called “serious and myriad” problems at the utility. During Tuesday’s Legislative Session, Senator Gittens told his colleagues it was

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan Jr, issued the following statement concerning school maintenance and other updates provided by the Department of Education during a press conference today. “Our administration shares the concerns families have for a safe and conducive school environment for their children and continues to make the

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FREDERIKSTED — The University of the Virgin Islands’ (UVI) Agriculture Experiment Station (AES) has been featured in the August 2019 issue of National Geographic, one of the leading magazines on science, geography, history, and world culture. AES, which features an aquaculture program, is spotlighted in the magazine’s Explore Decoder section with

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EAST END, St. Croix —  A drunken North Carolina relief worker was on island for less than two weeks when he did not follow the instructions of three armed robbers at Castaway’s Bar & Restaurant and was quickly dispatched with multiple bullets in the back as he continued to belly

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department is seeking a person of interest in connection with a burglary that occurred on St. Croix last month. Police spokesman Glen Dratte said in a news release this week that the department is circulating a video to see if any members of the public

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LIMA, Peru — A second-half comeback was unnecessary on Wednesday night for a U.S. Pan American Games women’s team, as the Americans built an enormous first-half advantage and cruised to a 103-55 win over the U.S. Virgin Islands in the second game of Group B play at the 2019 Pan

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