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The following editorial about St. Croix’s Alexander Hamilton appeared in the Chicago Tribune: ——— Political decisions often are about standing on the right side of history, which is why South Carolina is confronting its treatment of the Confederate battle flag. So here’s a related choice: Should America stand with a

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CHRISTIANSTED – Calling them a “serious risk to the surrounding community,” the Virgin Islands Port Authority is banning the storage of tanks used to transport petrochemicals at the Gallows Bay Marine Facility effective August 1, according to VIPA. The ban applies to gasoline cylinders or tanks containing “petrochemicals, liquid propane

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  The following light spirits are probably new to you. That’s because there exists a realm of award winning, world-class spirits that remains largely outside of the mainstream. We’ve culled through the huddled masses and selected the twelve most fascinating spirits you likely haven’t heard of. These artisan products are

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  Another freezing winter had many Washingtonians daydreaming about heading south to put their toes in the sand and a drink in their hand. All is not paradise in paradise these days, however, and even a refreshing Bahama Breeze cannot be had without a hurricane of controversy. That’s because one

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  The Virgin Islands is implementing public-private partnerships that benefit our territory and the United States. In the middle of a recession, the territory’s leaders should be commended for keeping companies in America, generating significant direct and indirect economic activity, preventing thousands of government layoffs and funding construction of roads

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  Jahlil Okafor is a fan of Steph Curry and enjoyed watching the MVP lead the guard-heavy Golden State Warriors to the NBA championship. But Okafor still thinks the best road to a title is through the big man. That is what makes the 6-foot-11 center out of Duke glad

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2016 Presidential ElectionAt VIFreepNational NewsSt. Croix News

  “Tea party” activists are exhibiting a fervor for budget cuts not seen in years, pushing to slash everything from Social Security to unemployment benefits in their drive to cut the burgeoning federal debt. But while applauding their budget-cutting zeal, economists are divided over whether their prescription is good medicine

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  CHRISTIANSTED – Forty years after President Gerald Ford banned the export of crude oil from the United States amid supply worries, momentum is building to remove the restriction – and some of the benefits could spill into Caribbean oil refining-countries. With more Iranian oil re-entering the market if sanctions

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Virgin Islands Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett announced recently that the Virgin Islands Port Authority is set to receive additional funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation to construct a $10,000 square foot Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) building at the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport in

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IrregularitiesSt. Croix News

CHRISTIANSTED – A stolen vehicle showed up at the Racino at the Randall “Doc” James Race Track about 11:40 p.m. Sunday and an armed robbery took place, according to police. A preliminary investigation indicates that the vehicle drove up to the entrance of the Racino in Estate Manning’s Bay, south of the

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