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Wed, 02 Nov 2016 20:27:03 GMT

Governor Mapp Renominates Current VI Supreme Court Justices  -  VI Consortium (press release)
You make all of us in the Virgin Islands proud and have earned the right to be renominated and to continue to serve the Virgin Islands in your roles and capacities as justices in the Supreme Court,” he added. Virgin Islands law, for seven days, bars ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 19:44:47 GMT
Judge rejects bid to expand voting rights  -  Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
Illinois' MOVE Act bars former state residents living in Puerto Rico, Guam or the U.S. Virgin Islands from voting by Illinois absentee ballot in federal elections, but allows their counterparts in American Samoa and the Northern Mariana Islands to do so.
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 11:21:08 GMT
Tedd Wallace Releases Memoir, MY BOOGIE BOARD RIDE TO DENMARK  -  Broadway World
In March 2016, an otherwise ordinary day for Wallace in the U.S. Virgin Islands, took a deadly turn when he was swept away in a riptide. Relentlessly smashed against rocks and sucked below the surface, Wallace knew that he would be dead within minutes.
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 07:06:02 GMT
EPA plans regional recycling summit - Virgin Islands Daily News  -  Virgin Islands Daily News
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is co-sponsoring a December recycling summit in San Juan to focus Caribbean islands on waste reduction, recycling ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 06:03:01 GMT
Millions of Americans can't vote for president because of where they live  -  WCAI
"No, the Electoral College system does not provide for residents of U.S. Territories (Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Northern Mariana Islands, American Samoa, and the U.S. Minor Outlying Islands) to vote for President. Unless citizens in U ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 17:51:23 GMT

TO YOUR HEALTH: Overcome mental and physical tolls of Daylight Saving Time  -  Dover Post
Did you know the practice of moving the clocks ahead one hour in the spring and back an hour in the fall is called “daylight saving time” not “daylight savings time,” as most people refer to it? Or that Arizona and Hawaii (along with the U.S. Virgin ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 04:43:55 GMT
Wastewater Runoff Endangers Human, Environmental, and Economic Health  -  St, Thomas Source
For years the U.S. Virgin Islands has struggled with wastewater runoff issues that threaten human and the environmental health, which by extension adversely affects the territory's leading industry, tourism. The problem is difficult to miss, since it's ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 00:44:58 GMT

Turtle heads back to sea after joint rescue effort  -  Virgin Islands Daily News
Coral World is also the only facility in the U.S. Virgin Islands that has appropriate facilities to house large turtles and veterinary staff that focuses on marine animals, said Palmer. Veterinarian Michelle Halverson of Canines, Cats and Critters on ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 17:29:28 GMT

HRSA antes up $39 million to help combat Zika virus  -  Healthcare IT News
The Health Resources and Services Administration is putting $39 million in the kitty to help health centers in Puerto Rico, American Samoa and the U.S. Virgin Islands, expand preventive and primary healthcare services to meet immediate and anticipated ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 14:24:29 GMT
HRSA Announces the Availability of $39 Million to Expand Fight Against Zika Virus  -  Infection Control Today
The Health Resources and Services Administration announces the availability of $39 million for health centers in Puerto Rico, American Samoa and the U.S. Virgin Islands to expand the availability of preventive and primary healthcare services to meet ...