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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Members of the Committee on Rules and Judiciary, chaired by Sen. Novelle Francis, held a meeting at the Capitol Building to vote and approve the nominations of Sheldon Turnbull and Laura Palminteri, DVM to serve as a member on the Virgin Islands Racing Commission for the St.

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CRUZ BAY — Members of the Committee on Housing, Public Works, Waste Management and Planning, chaired by Sen. Marvin Blyden, held a meeting at the Cleone Henrietta Creque Legislative Conference Room on Wednesday. The members in attendance voted favorably for Coastal Zone Management (CZM) permit Nos. CZJ-2-14(W), CZJ-14-16W, CZJ-24-16W, and

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MARIETTA, Georgia — Police records from Cobb County indicate that St. Croix Senatorial candidate Allison DeGazon was arrested for an alleged instance of domestic violence nearly 16 years ago. Allison DeGazon was 28 years old when she was arrested on Dallas Road in Powder Springs, Georgia on suspicion of assault

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Members of the Committee on Finance chaired by Sen. Kurt Vialet, held a meeting at the Capitol Building on Tuesday, to receive testimony from the Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture (VIDOA), and the West Indian Company Limited on the FY 2019 budget appropriations. VIDOA General Fund request

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Members of the Committee on Finance chaired by Sen. Kurt Vialet, held a meeting at the Capitol Building on Monday, to receive testimony from officials from the Virgin Islands Carnival, Festival & Cultural Organization of St. John, The Crucian Christmas Festival, The Department of Tourism and the

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CHRISTIANSTED — Senate President Myron Jackson and Vice-President Nereida Rivera-O’Reilly said that a new permanent home for the Legislature on St. Croix has been found. Rivera-O’Reilly said that the new location — the Jett Building in Estate Golden Rock — was purchased for $975,000. “We are excited to have a

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MAKING FRIENDS: Marla Matthew, Principal of St. Joseph High School on St. Croix, congratulates the school’s English teacher, Wayne James, upon his election as a Senator in the Virgin Islands Legislature in November 2008. FREDERISTED — On March 10, 2008, Wayne James, 57, was deposed in a Superior Court Civil

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Former St. Croix Senator Wayne James is set to go to trial on Monday to face federal corruption charges that he stole taxpayer money to pay for a personal trip to Europe. James, an attorney himself, has been successful in delaying the trail since he was arrested

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SOUND ASLEEP: On the floor of the Legislature, incumbent Senator-At-Large Brian Smith. CRUZ BAY –– The last place finisher in the Senator-At-Large race has petitioned the Board of Elections to do a “manual recount” of the votes from the Democratic Primary on Saturday. Senator Brian A. Smith sent a letter

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — St. Thomas Senator Marvin Blyden said that he “thanks Democratic voters for supporting him in the Primary Election.” “I am truly grateful and humbled by the results of the election. I want to thank the voters of the Virgin Islands for their unyielding support,” Bylden

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