WAPA to be watching refinery vote closely

ST. CROIX - Executive Director Hugo Hodge Jr. told the V.I. Water and Power Authority board during its monthly meeting Thursday that WAPA will be paying close attention to today's legislative session to determine the future of the utility's fuel purchases.

In the wee hours on Wednesday morning, the Senate Finance Committee voted to send the government's proposed operating agreement with Atlantic Basin Refining - the prospective buyers of the HOVENSA refinery - to the full body for further consideration today.

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The teams from Virginia - Randolph-Macon and Virginia Wesleyan - opened the St. Thomas Classic on Thursday with victories against the teams from Massachusetts at the University of the Virgin Islands on St. Thomas. The event, featuring two days of basketb

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