April 23, 2017 3:56 am Last modified: 9:15 pm

Commentary

V.I. Businesses Oppose Revenue Enhancements

It is with deep disappointment that we note that the governor’s response to businesses' requests was to issue a press release attributing inaccurate facts to the private sector inflaming the politics of economic division in a misguided attempt to pit sectors of our community against e
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Conversations Are Needed to Reform Education

Mary Moorhead congratulates the new V.I. Board of Education and hopes it will lead future discussions about much needed education reform.
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Virtue of the Week: Peacefulness

Peace is giving up the love of power for the power of love. Peace in the world begins with peace in your heart.
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Virtue of the Week: Idealism

When you have ideals, you really care about what is right and meaningful in life. You follow your beliefs. You don't just accept things the way they are. You make a difference.
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Analysis: Mapp Accentuates the Positive in SOTA Address

While Gov. Kenneth Mapp rightly pointed to genuine good news in his State of the Territory address Monday, he also glossed over some very dark clouds that are currently raining on the territory.
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Spend, Borrow and Tax; Spend, Borrow and Tax

The following is a letter by the St. Thomas-St. John Chamber of Commerce to its members concerning taxes and an anti-business attitude by the Legislature.
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National Wear Red Day and the Five Numbers Women Need to Know

National Red Day brings attention to the fact that the greatest killer of women in the United States in heart disease.
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Source Manager’s Journal: Sometimes History Does Repeat Itself

As a nation, we are now led by people who have spent their lives giving those who were down a swift kick. And, for them, so much the better if the weak and vulnerable are mostly not white.
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Virtue of the Week: Justice

Practicing justice is being fair. It is solving problems so everyone wins. You don't prejudge. You see people as individuals. ... Being a champion for justice takes courage. Sometimes when you stand for justice, you stand alone.
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St. John Cancer Fund Thanks All Who Helped

The St. John Cancer Fund has many people to thank for its very successful ‘Light Up the Night’ fundraiser.
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