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21 hrs ago | WSTA

Good Friday

Weather in the World : 40 degrees in Philadelphia, 35 in New York City with cloudy skies 40 degrees in Washington, still a chilly 36 in MontrA©al and 41 in Toronto while Minneapolis is 22 degrees.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Virgin Islands Daily News

Rules Committee moves 6 bills to full Senate

The Senate Rules and Judiciary Committee passed six bills on to the full body Wednesday, including a bill to create a feed-in tariff program that would allow people to sell excess renewable energy to the V.I. Water and Power Authority.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, World News, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Virgin Islands Daily News

St. Croix students showcase reading skills in competition

On Tuesday, intermediate students from two public schools showed off their reading comprehension skills in a newly developed reading competition.

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Virgin Islands Daily News

Port Authority riles tour operators with marine tariff rate hikes

Local marine tour operators are fearful that imminent marine tariff rate increases are a sign of more increases to come.

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Virgin Islands Daily News

St. John man linked to deadly smuggling case

A St. John man who recently served time for smuggling illegal immigrants into the territory now has been tied to a human trafficking scheme that left eight people, including four children dead.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, World News, Central America

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Virgin Islands Daily News

Educational Complex students win KidWind turbine design competition

KidWind winners Narendra Balkaran and Idrees Donaie, from St. Croix Educational Complex, pose with adviser Joann Lewis, center, Saturday at Charlotte Amalie High School on St. Thomas.

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Virgin Islands Daily News

Attorneys for 4 men accused in jewelry store robbery protest clients' continued detention

Attorneys for four of the men arrested in connection with the armed robbery of the Imperial jewelry store in downtown Charlotte Amalie are accusing prosecutors of unfairly dragging out their clients' detention.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

ABC News

2 Charged With Migrant Smuggling in Virgin Islands

Two Haitian nationals have been arrested in the U.S. Virgin Islands after being indicted on charges of conspiracy to smuggle migrants into the U.S. The U.S. Justice Department alleged Monday that the two suspects conspired with others to smuggle mostly Haitian migrants to the U.S. island of St. John in 2010.

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WSTA

We have a Winner - No, TWO

Weather in the World : 65 degrees in Philadelphia, 61 Boston looks like 40s in Chicago well done Amber has 14 degrees and snow is falling and upstate Michigan.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Researcher races to save the sea turtle

SciTech is independently reported and edited through the newsroom of The Charlotte Observer.

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Jamaica Observer

PriceSmart hit by devaluation in Jamaica

The discount membership shopping store blamed double-digit devaluation in Jamaica for the dip for the period ending February 2014.

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Jamaica Observer

PriceSmart hit by devaluation in Jamaica

The discount membership shopping store blamed double-digit devaluation in Jamaica for the dip for the period ending February 2014.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Virgin Islands Daily News

V.I. students harness wind in energy competition

The students will be competing in the first Virgin Islands KidWind Challenge and vying for recognition as having designed a homemade wind turbine that, of all the competing turbines, will create the most wind power.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, University of the Virgin Islands, Solar Energy

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Transcontinental Movement of Asian Genotype Chikungunya Virus

To the Editor: Chikungunya virus , a mosquito-transmitted virus , was first isolated >60 years ago in Africa and is responsible for epidemics of acute polyarthralgia.

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WSTA

She's Back

Weather in the World : finally in the 50s up North Washington is 51 degrees with clear skies while Boston is still 52 in clouds Chicago has 53 degrees still in the 30s in Denver.

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Jamaica Observer

More sounds from Pressure Busspipe

It would be the second release party for the set which is produced by Zion I Kings, a company in Pressure Busspipe's homeland, the United States Virgin Islands.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Virgin Islands Daily News

Tip Top Construction makes case against government before V.I. Supreme Court

The legal battle between contractor Tip Top Construction and the V.I. government went before the V.I. Supreme Court on Tuesday, although no ruling has been issued yet.

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Virgin Islands Daily News

Feds raid Golden Grove early Tuesday morning

Daily News Photo by JOY BLACKBURN A contingent from several federal and local agencies conducted a raid of Golden Grove Adult Correctional Facility on St. Croix early Tuesday morning, executing a search warrant in connection with an alleged smuggling ring involving inmates and corrections officers.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Learn The Secrets Of The Malaysian BBQ Chain That's Taking Over The World

When Zak Pelaccio opened Fatty Crab in Manhattan's West Village in 2005, it wasn't clear that it was the beginning of a small food empire that continues to grow and mature.

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TrekEarth

Caribbean panorama

The port of Charlotte Amalie on St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands is one of the busiest cruise ship harbors in the world.

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