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PROUD FARMERS: Students learn about agriculture and commerce first-hand at Ricardo Richards Elementary School where children are growing fresh produce and then selling it to the general community. CHRISTIANSTED — Ricardo Richards Elementary School (RRES) embarked on a garden project starting in the 2015-2016 school year. Today, the project consists of

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HURRICANE HUNTER TOUR: Includes Puerto Rico and Mexico, but doesn’t include the U.S. Virgin Islands. WASHINGTON — The 2017 hurricane season is fast approaching, and NOAA and the U.S. Air Force Reserve will host a series of events, including tours aboard a hurricane hunter aircraft to help communities in Puerto

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BUS SHANTY IN FREDERIKSTED FREDERIKSTED — A two-year old St. Croix child was killed instantly when the vehicle that was carrying the infant flipped over after striking a tree first. On April 5, 2017, at approximately 11:29 a.m., the 911 Emergency Call Center received a call in reference to car

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MAN FOUND DEAD IN ST. THOMAS [CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police said that a man was found dead in his apartment in St. Thomas early this morning, but no foul play is suspected. On  April 4, 2017, at approximately 8:13 a.m., the  911 Emergency Call Center received a call in reference

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HGTV’S ‘CARIBBEAN LIFE’ ON STX CHRISTIANSTED — A popular house-buying reality show on HGTV will feature a Colorado couple trying to find their dream home on St. Croix. HGTV’s “Caribbean Life” airs tonight at 9 p.m. and will depict Pauline and Michael who “are tired of the cold Colorado winters

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HOLDING COURT: Ryan Zinke on St. Croix (PHOTO CREDIT: VIGOP) CHARLOTTE AMALIE — U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke made a bold statement in the U.S. Virgin Islands on Thursday to celebrate Transfer Day in his own special way. While Transfer Day is always celebrated in the U.S. Virgin

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MEETING OF THE MINDS: Uniformed Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) top brass rolls out the red and white carpet for the distinguished law enforcement officers from Denmark visiting the territory for Centennial. FREDERIKSTED — Two Danish chapters of the International Police Association are in the territory to attend the Centennial

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A TIME TO BUILD … SHELTER: Graphic created by the Mapp-Potter Administration to show their support for abused women of the territory. CHARLOTTE AMALIE –  Following the murder conviction of former Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Captain Enrique Saldana, Gov. Kenneth Mapp has expressed his appreciation for the work of

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HISTORIC PHOTO OF DANISH SLAVERY IN THE V.I. FREDERIKSTED — The Moravian Church in Denmark in conjunction with several Danish citizens have released a statement apologizing for the atrocities of slavery in the Virgin Islands, as its former territory reflects on the Transfer Centennial and one hundred years under the

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    MASTER CHEF: Jerome Grant WASHINGTON — The former chef at the Carambola Beach Resort on St. Croix has made a “magical” ascension to one of the most visible ethnic eateries in our nation’s capital. Jerome Grant, the rising star executive chef of D.C.’s Sweet Home Cafe in the

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