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  1. Port Authority closes on $48.6M in bondsRead the original story

    Friday | Virgin Islands Daily News

    The V.I. Port Authority closed on $48.6 million in bond financing Thursday that will fund capital projects across the territory. "This is a significant advancement for the Port Authority.

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  2. St. Croix Electricity, Water and EnergyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | African American Environmentalist Association

    St. Croix is the largest island in the Virgin Islands and lies about 40 miles south of the three other inhabited islands: St. John, St. Thomas, and Water Island. The territory has a population of about 106,000.

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  3. Good News for dogsRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 | WSTA

    Cloudy skies 81 % humidity 29.95 is the Barometric pressure. Wind from East at 9 MPH A trace of rain in the last 24 hours at WSTA.

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  4. Smelly, unsightly seaweed will be gone from V.I. soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Virgin Islands Daily News

    The thick brown seaweed that has cluttered the beaches of the territory and can been seen floating in large clumps out in the ocean will soon dissipate as the winds pick up and the currents shift. Tyler Smith, associate professor at the University of the Virgin Islands Center for Marine and Environmental Studies, said the massive quantities of the seaweed should start to move out of territorial waters when the winds shift direction, usually around mid-November.

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  5. Volunteers on St. Croix care for hundreds of homeless residents at annual eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Virgin Islands Daily News

    Daily News Photos by ROB JONES Caroline Diaz gives Idilia Craig a flu shot Friday during Project Homeless Connect's Day of Caring at the Agriculture Fair Grounds in Estate Lower Love on St. Croix. ST. CROIX - About 200 of the island's homeless, disadvantaged or displaced residents turned out Friday at the Agriculture Fair Grounds in Estate Lower Love to participate in the seventh annual Project Homeless Connect's "Day of Caring".

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  6. V.I.-Puerto Rico Friendship Month comes to an end this weekend with paradeRead the original story

    Friday Oct 10 | Virgin Islands Daily News

    Activities in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month and Virgin Islands-Puerto Rico Friendship will wrap up this weekend, and organizers say they are expecting the festivities to go out with a bang. The weeks-long celebration that began last month and included shows, a church service, family fun day, musical concerts and more will culminate Saturday with a grand parade in Christiansted and a reception Saturday night.

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  7. Virgin Islands-Puerto Rico Friendship celebrations beginRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 30 | Virgin Islands Daily News

    Local activities celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month and Virgin Islands-Puerto Rico Friendship began earlier this month and will continue during the next few weeks with a variety of activities into next month. National Hispanic Heritage Month takes place from Sept.

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  8. Legislature OKs bill paving way for St. Croix stadiumRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | Virgin Islands Daily News

    At Thursday's session of the 30th Legislature, senators passed several bills to help build up St. Croix's economy - including a bill to move the Paul E. Joseph stadium project forward and approving a permit that clears the way for dredging Gallows Bay to bring marine activity into the area. The Paul E. Joseph bill would change the financing options for the government as it seeks funding for the $20 million project.

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  9. UVI, National Park partner to foster education on St. CroixRead the original story

    Aug 27, 2014 | Virgin Islands Daily News

    Officials from the territory's institution of higher learning and National Park Service signed an agreement Tuesday that they expect to foster the growth of cultural exchange and education in the territory.

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  10. COFFELT v. FAWKESRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2014 | FindLaw

    Before FISHER, VANASKIE, and SHWARTZ, Circuit Judges. Andrew C. Simpson, Esq. [ARGUED], Andrew C. Simpson Law Offices, Christiansted, VI, for Appellants.

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  11. United States v. FreemanRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2014 | FindLaw

    Before FISHER, COWEN and NYGAARD, Circuit Judges. Dale L. Smith, Esq., , New York, NY, for Appellant Henry Freeman.

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  12. St Croix: Sugar Beach Condo Resort Offering Fall Travel DealRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2014 | Travel World News

    Sugar Beach Condo Resort is set on seven acres of lush property set on a 500 foot stretch of premier beachfront on St. Croix, United States Virgin Islands.

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  13. Property tax bills going out soonRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2014 | Virgin Islands Daily News

    The Division of Real Property Tax issued a statement Friday that it plans to begin issuing the 2013 property tax bills to Virgin Islands property owners in coming weeks.

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  14. Property tax bills to be issued soonRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2014 | Virgin Islands Daily News

    The Division of Real Property Tax issued a statement Friday that it plans to begin issuing the 2013 property tax bills to Virgin Islands property owners in coming weeks.

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  15. New facility a sign of Head Start's bright future in V.I.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2014 | Virgin Islands Daily News

    Daily News Photo by ROB JONES The Head Start facility being built at Claude O. Markoe Elementary School on St. Croix will have 10 classrooms and serve 200 preschoolers.

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  16. UNO's Bough to Play in World ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2014 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    UNO women's basketball senior guard Lanese Bough will represent her homeland, the US Virgin Islands, this week at the FIBA Caribbean Basketball Championships in Tortola, British Virgin Islands.

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  17. Exhibit showcases what St. Croix means to studentsRead the original story

    Jul 4, 2014 | Virgin Islands Daily News

    Residents will be given a chance to view an interesting exhibit on Saturday titled "Packaging St. Croix U.S. Virgin Islands."

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  18. Drive, Dine & Dive Package at Hotel Caravelle in Virgin Islands...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2014 | PRWeb

    Drive, Dine & Dive Package at Hotel Caravelle in Virgin Islands Includes Car Rental, Dinner, Dive Adventure - Four-Night Fun-Packed Package Starts at $732 for Two Guests Hotel Caravelle, a waterfront hotel in the US Virgin Islands, is offering a special four-night package with a car rental from Centerline Car Rentals, a three-course dinner and a ... (more)

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  19. Caribbean Hotels Offer Irresistible Packages for 2015 St. Croix Food...Read the original story

    Jul 1, 2014 | PRWeb

    Hotels' packages offer an opportunity to explore the island, sample delicious food and wine, and see celebrity and island chefs team together to raise funds for non-profit programs.

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  20. Housing Authority, officially under local control, OKs demolition of deChabert housing communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | Virgin Islands Daily News

    Daily News Photo by JOY BLACKBURN V.I. Housing Authority board Chairman Luis Sylvester, from left, Housing Authority Executive Director Robert Graham and Human Services Commissioner Christopher Finch talk Wednesday during the first official meeting since HUD restored the board to local control.

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