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V.I. National Track and Field Athletes Making Final Attempts to Qualify for Major Championships

The Virgin Islands Track and Field Federation (VITFF) announced today that, aware of current deadlines for qualifying for major championships in track and field, V.I. National Track and Field team members are making final efforts at the end of this Olympiad to make those marks.

Virtue of the Week: Flexibility

Flexibility is being open to change. You consider others’ ideas and feelings and don’t insist on your own way. Flexibility gives you creative new ways to get things done. Flexibility helps you to keep changing for the better.

Just Stop

Shame on you, V.I. GOP Chairman John Canegata. You cannot produce any example of President Barack Obama or NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio encouraging violence against police.

Justice Department’s Fatherhood Initiative ‘Breaking Barriers’ to Get Men More Involved

A partnership between the Justice and Human Services departments is giving local fathers the change to participate in an eight-week program focusing on getting them more involved in their children’s lives.

Do Something, Anything, About the Violence

We cannot afford to throw up our hands, point the finger somewhere else or blame the parents. If we keep our heads buried in the sandy beaches of our supposed paradise, the rising tide of apathy, fear and frustration will drown us.

This Week’s Senate Calendar

Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.

On Island Profile: Musician/Teacher Plays on the Upbeat

If you’re talking artistic opportunity for island youth, Dionne Donadelle is a one-woman marching band. The St. Thomas musician has been teaching at Eudora Kean High School for more than 10 years.

Tourism Contributes More Than $1.3 Billion to V.I. Economy, Tourism Says

Defending the money it spends to promote the territory, Tourism Department officials said tourism in the Virgin Islands contributes more than $1.3 billion to the territory’s economy.

Denmark Collaborating with Territory to Restore Historic Buildings

Danish architecture students are currently in the territory to work on rehabilitating colonial-era government buildings that are planned to serve as educational and cultural tourism centers.

Holland Redfield Opposes Intolerance in GOP in Politico Video

V.I. Republican National Committe representative Holland Redfield was featured on Politico on Friday railing against intolerance among some of the GOP presidential candidates.

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