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Schneider Regional Medical Center CEO Bernard Wheatley testifies Wednesday.

Schneider CEO Says Proposed Budget Threatens Vital Service

Schneider Regional Medical Center will have to consider drastic cuts in services if it does not receive a $9 million increase to its proposed...

CDC Gives Safety Tips for After Hurricanes, Flooding

Hurricanes can cause dangerous and destructive high winds, flooding, heavy rain and storm surges. The following points can keep a family safe after a hurricane has made landfall, according to the Center for Disease Control.

Dept. of Education Sees Cuts While Commissioner’s Office Gets Increase

The V.I. Department of Education is looking at a $10.3 million overall reduction in its local General Fund budget for Fiscal Year 2018, to $156.76 million.

Virtue of the Week: Caring

Caring is giving love and attention to people and things that matter to you. When you care about people, you help them. You do a careful job, giving your very best effort. You treat people and things gently and respectfully.

V.I. Men Post Run-Away Win Over James Madison

The US Virgin Islands Men’s National Basketball Team defeated James Madison University, 96-71, Wednesday night to conclude the Paradise Jam Summer Tour. It was the first time in 15 years that the team had played on St. Thomas.

UVI to Launch Public Phase of $25 Million ‘Campaign for UVI’

Through this $25 million campaign, it will raise funds in three areas: Promote Excellence in Teaching; Facilities and Infrastructure; and Campus Programs. The campaign’s theme is “Creating Legacy.”

V.I. Crisis: No Matter Where You Start, Answer Must Come from Inside

There is a way in which outsiders can play a useful role. They can point out things that seem different, out of the ordinary. These are things that local people are so accustomed to that they seem normal.
Three-time world boxing champion Julian 'The Hawk' Jackson receives a replica of his first world title belt at Saturday's boxing event. (Photo by Max Schanfarber)

Julian Jackson Receives Replica of First, Stolen Title Belt

In the midst of Saturday’s professional boxing card, Julian “The Hawk” Jackson’s camp took time between matches to honor the Boxing Hall of Famer with a replica of his first title belt, which was stolen after he won it in the late 1980s.
Brock forward Dani Elgadi drives to the hoop through a host of James Madison Dukes.

Paradise Jam: Brock Beats James Madison in Rematch

In the second consecutive game between the Dukes of James Madison and the Brock Badgers, it was the Badgers who prevailed Monday night, notching a 78-75 victory at the UVI Sports and Fitness Center.
Dukes guard Matt Lewis scores two of his 16 points against the Ravens.

James Madison Takes a Pair of Wins in Summer Tour

The Dukes of James Madison University opened their campaign in the Paradise Jam Summer Tour with victories over a par of Canadian college basketball teams – the Brock University Badgers and the Carelton Ravens.

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