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The Bookworm: One (Steamy) Night

It was only supposed to be a one-night stand. But she wasn’t being entirely truthful with him. And he definitely wasn’t telling her everything, either… Let’s start here: “One Night” is steamy. But it’s not only that.

Why We Need a Truly Independent Office of the Virgin Islands Inspector General

Steven van Beverhoudt, the Virgin Islands inspector general for more than 26 years, submits his opinion of the independence of the agency and his support of a bill submitted by Sen. Clifford Graham.

Senate Considering Increasing Tobacco Tax

The V.I. cigarette tax may see an increase by 10 percent, raising about half a million dollars in new revenue for the cash-strapped government, if a bill sent out of committee Tuesday is enacted into law.

Virtue of the Week: Truthfulness

Truthfulness is being honest in your words and actions. You don't tell lies even to defend yourself. See the truth for yourself. Don't try to be more that you are to impress others. Be yourself, your true self.

Source Manager’s Journal: Searching for Excellence

If someone wants to find a model for building an excellent organization and a true team – of any kind – take a look at the 2014-15 U Conn women’s basketball team. You won’t go wrong.

The Bookworm: ‘Body of Truth’

In the new book “Body of Truth” by Harriet Brown, you’ll see that everything you thought you knew about weight may be a big fat lie.

Cuba Diary: Health, Education and Happiness

It is impossible to provide a fully developed picture of life in Cuba after spending only a week on an organized tour, but at least two areas of accomplishment are indisputable: health and education.

Virtue of the Week: Trustworthiness

Trustworthiness is being worthy of trust. People can count on you to do your best, to keep your word, and to follow through on your commitments. You do what you say you will do.

The Bookworm: What it Takes to Succeed

Editors Jealous and Shorters invited 40 black men from all walks of life and achievement to tell their stories and share what helped them succeed.

Jewels of the Virgin Isles: Devon Peltier

Having just signed a deal to play internationally with team Azpietia Azkoitia ISB in Spain, St. Thomas native Devon Peltier is not your average millennial from the Virgin Islands.

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