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Green sea turtle. (Photo courtesy of Mario Picayo)

Green sea turtle. (Photo courtesy of Mario Picayo)

Local News

The bee yard is silent after more than 250,000 bees suddenly died, possibly from improper use of a chemical spray. (Photo by Tony Downs)

Thousands of Bees Killed by Possible Improper Spraying

Local beekeeper Toni Downs of Queen Caribee recently went out to her eight hives and found all the bees – more than 250,000 of them – dead. She believes the culprit to be insecticide or some other chemical being applied carelessly.
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Memorial Weekend Keeps Territory’s Vets Busy

Many residents look on Memorial Day weekend as three days of relaxation. But members of American Legion Post 102, like many veterans across the territory, haven't been relaxing this weekend. Instead, they've been very busy.
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Volunteers post the times for the Beach to Beach Power Swim.

Beach-to-Beach Power Swim Draws 340 Swimmers

Around St. John, you may start seeing a lot of T-shirts with an image of a purple octopus waving its tentacles, the design that graces the prized shirts given to the 340 swimmers, the 120 volunteers, and staff of this year’s Beach-to-Beach Power Swim
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Government Sends Out More Tax Refunds

The V.I. Government announced Thursday that it was sending out 1,857 refunds totaling more than $4 million.
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Editorial / Blogs

Virtue of the Week: Helpfulness

Helpfulness is being of service to others, doing thoughtful things that make a difference in their lives. Offer your help without waiting to be asked. Ask for help when you need it.
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Virtue of the Week: Loyalty

Loyalty is staying true to someone. It is standing up for something you believe in without wavering. It is being faithful to your family, country, school, friends or ideals when the going gets tough as well as when things are good.
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Virtue of the Week: Confidence

Confidence is having faith in someone. Self-confidence is trusting that you have what it takes to handle whatever happens.
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The Crisis: Another Dimension

If you've seen one Caribbean island, you've seen them all. St. Thomas, St. Kitts, you're all the same. But they are not all the same, and the differences add up to a critical challenge in defining the Virgin Islands' response to the emerging crisis.
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