April 26, 2017 8:19 pm Last modified: 2:42 pm

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WAPA Restores Service After Rotating Interruptions

UPDATE: The V.I. Water and Power Authority was able to fully restore service to St. Thomas and St John after a series of challenges to its generating plant forced service interruptions to feeders across the islands.
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St-Thomas-St. John District Board Can’t Certify Special Election Until Rodriquez De-Certified

Almost all special election votes have been counted, but the St. Thomas-St. John District Board of Elections might not be able to certify the results until the status of former senator elect Kevin Rodriquez has been officially settled.
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Grocery’s Lawsuit Against ‘Plastic Bag Ban’ Spurs More Questions About Law

Since legislation that bans single-use plastic bags being given out at the territory’s checkout lines went into enforceable effect on April 1, a number of questions have surfaced about the law.
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Board of Education Advises Public of Deadline for Financial Aid Applications

All applications must be submitted no later than 5 p.m., Friday, May 5.
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Careful What You Order Online

Virgin Islanders be careful shopping online; say if those shoes seem like a little too good a deal, because if it's a fake that violates U.S. trademark laws, federal officials may confiscate it and you'll be out the cost.
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Flash Flood Watch Extended to Tuesday Morning

The flash flood watch in effect since the weekend for the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico has been extended until 6 a.m. Tuesday by the National Weather Service in San Juan.
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The V.I. Budget Crisis: Part 2, The Hovensa Effect

After several years of annual losses approaching half a billion dollars, Hovensa closed in 2012. The data shows the loss of revenues from the worldwide recession and the Hovensa closure are the largest culprits in the territory's structural deficits.
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Flash Flood Watch Extended Through Monday

The National Weather Service extended the flash flood watch issued for the U.S. Virgin Islands on Friday to be effective through Monday evening.
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Public Input Wanted on Reappointment of Superior Court Magistrate Judges

The public and the members of the Virgin Islands Bar Association are informed that, according to a press release from the Honorable Michael C. Dunston, presiding judge of the Superior Court of the Virgin Islands, the current terms of the Superior Court Magistrate Judges are set to exp
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Hurdler Eddie Lovett Achieves No. 6 in World Ranking

Eddie Lovett achieved top IAAF World Ranking to No. 6 on the list with his first place 13.52 performance in Jacksonville, Fla., this past weekend.
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