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Sunday, February 16, 2020

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Virtue of the Week: Forgiveness

Being forgiving is giving someone another chance after they have done something wrong. Forgive yourself too. Instead of feeling hopeless after a mistake, decide to act differently, and have faith that you can change.

African Americans and Heart Disease

Moleto A. Smith Jr. advises African Americans to make a commitment to keep themselves from getting heart disease. It is the number one killer of black men and women in America.

Chamber of Commerce Opposes Increase in Tobacco Tax

The St. Thomas-St. John Chamber of Commerce opposes an increase in the tobacco tax as another blow to the territory’s retail industry.

Virtue of the Week: Peacefulness

Peacefulness is being calm inside. Take time for daily reflection and gratitude. Solve conflicts so everyone wins. Peace is giving up the love of power for the power of love. Peace in the world begins with peace in your heart.

Black History Includes Selfless White People

Ted Kelliher is upset that the library at the University of the Virgin Islands is only putting photographs of black people on a mural that celebrates Black History Month.

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.

Donkey Lady Dana Thanks Many for Success of Fundraiser

Dana Bartlett, owner of the Carolina Corral, thanks numerous people, stores and organizations for helping to raising funds for her donkeys.

Virtue of the Week: Justice

Practicing justice is being fair. It is solving problems so everyone wins. ... You don't accept it when some-one acts like a bully, cheats or lies. Being a champion for justice takes courage. Sometimes when you stand for justice, you stand alone. 

Customer Satisfaction Drives V.I. Tourism Industry

Taxi drivers and tour operators are on the frontline of the U.S.V.I.'s robust cruise tourism industry. As ambassadors, they create a lasting impression of the islands on our guests. 

Virtue of the Week: Purposefulness

Being purposeful is having a clear focus. Begin with a vision for what you want to accomplish, and concentrate on your goal. Some people let things happen; when you are purposeful, you make things happen. 

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