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Bryan Congratulates Complex Grads, Will Miss Ceremony To Testify Before Congress
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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan extended his congratulations to the St. Croix Educational Complex Class of 2022 graduates and expressed his regrets for having to miss the ceremony because he has been called to testify before Congress at the same time the graduation is scheduled. Governor Bryan was called to testify before the

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Man Using Church Bathroom Discovers Female Body In Bushes In Estate Glynn: VIPD
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KINGSHILL — A body was found on Midland Road in the vicinity of the Moravian Church in Estate Glynn, by an individual who stated he went off the road to use the bathroom and observed a decomposed body lying in the bushes this week, authorities said.  The body appears to be of an African-American female who is

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Help Police Find Missing Woman Emanda Hartzog On St. Croix: VIPD
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CHRISTIANSTED — The children of 54-year-old Emanda Hartzog of Estate Richmond in St. Croix reported her missing, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. Hartzog’s children, parents, and siblings who all reside on the mainland have not been able to contact her, according to the VIPD. The last time any family member spoke to

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Do You Qualify For Social Security Spouse Benefits?
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Social Security benefits are a crucial part of millions of Americans’ retirement income. If you don’t have enough Social Security credits to qualify for benefits on your own record, you may be able to receive benefits on your spouse’s record. Spousal benefits apply equally to both heterosexual and same-sex couples.

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UNION CITY — “Going…Going…Gone: The Grandeur of Golden-Age Cuba,” a film by fashion designer and former St. Croix Senator Wayne James, premiered at New Jersey’s prestigious Musto Cultural Center. The public screening of the three-part docufilm was officially hosted by Union City’s mayor Brian P. Stack and the city’s Board

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TEAGUE BAY — Divi Carina Bay Beach Resort & Casino will be hosting a job fair tomorrow, The job fair will be held Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon in the Divi Carina Bay Casino Banquet Room. Divi Carina Bay Beach Resort & Casino suggests you “bring a resume”

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE Tamia Grant, a junior at the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI), has been crowned the 42nd Miss UVI.  Reigning Miss UVI Jackeima Flemming crowned her successor at the Miss UVI Ambassadorial Presentation and Coronation, which was held on Saturday, April 23, 2022, on St. Croix.  “I feel

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CHRISTIANSTED — The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Health is observing World Immunization Week (WIW) this week. WIW is a global public health campaign that raises awareness and increases rates of immunization against vaccine-preventable diseases around the world. It aims to highlight the collective action needed and to promote the

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St. Thomas American Federation of Teachers Protest Working Conditions In The Schools
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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Members of the St. Thomas-St. John American Federation of Teachers Local Union 1825 held a march Wednesday from Emancipation Gardens to the Earle B. Ottley Legislature Building to protest poor working conditions in the public schools. “Teachers, students and supporters came out to express their concerns regarding

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Georgia Native Realizes Lifelong Soccer Dream By Playing For USVI National Team
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KINGSHILL — The U.S. Virgin Islands’ dream that Zahmyre “Zay” Harris has held for 20 years has finally come true. The Stockbridge, Georgia resident, who prepped at Woodland High School, is now playing professionally for the USVI’s national team and calling the island of Saint Croix home. “I started playing

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