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Obama Budget Projects $211 Million in Rum Revenue for Virgin Islands

President Barack Obama's Fiscal Year 2016 budget proposal, released Monday, would allocate $211 million in rum cover over payments for the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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Claim Deadline Fast Approaching for Former Triangle Workers

The V.I. Labor Department is warning former Triangle Construction employees that Feb. 12 is the deadline to file for severance through last year's settlement with the territory.

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Mapp Hosts Department of Interior Insular Affairs Officials

Gov. Kenneth Mapp welcomed to Government House representatives from the U.S. Department of Interior for Insular Affairs on Monday at the onset of a week of meetings with territorial officials.

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Undercurrents: Chamber Links with Government to Strengthen Economy

The St. Thomas-St. John Chamber has been a constant on the V.I. scene for decades, sometimes exerting muscle and sometimes providing the heavy lifting.

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Man Killed in Sunday Shooting

V.I. Police Department officers responding to reports of shots fired in several locations on St. Thomas found the body of a man identified as Lakeel Wade, who had been shot to death. Two other men were wounded in separate incidents.

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Off-Island Profile: ‘What the Heart Can Endure’

Lack of services for the mentally ill in the territory and the "small community taboo" resulted in Yassin Hall writing a memoir, "Journey Untold: My Mother's Struggle with Mental Health."

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Mainland Snow Again Causes Flight Cancellations

In a repeat of last week’s snow-related flight cancellations, more snow in the northeast United States again caused airlines on Monday to cancel flights to St. Thomas’ Cyril E. King Airport.

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Court-Ordered DOJ Patient Has Cost Schneider $200K – and Counting

In September, the DOJ brought Schneider Regional Medical Center a patient with a violent history, who had been remanded by court order to the hospital for treatment. He is still there, and no one is footing the bill.

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Faith Matters: My Brother’s Workshop Spreading to St. Croix

At-risk youth on St. Croix who could end up incarcerated, will soon have the chance of turning their lives around by enrolling in My Brother’s Workshop program. 

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Police ID Saturday Homicide Victim

According to St. Thomas/St. John District Police Chief Darrin Foy, 39-year-old Anthony Charles was shot to death Saturday night at Coki Point Beach.

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