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WTJX NEWSFEED: December 21, 2023

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On today's WTJX NewsFeed, Department of Health Epidemiologist, Dr. Esther Ellis, says two children have tested positive for lead and three for copper. The Virgin Islands Parole Board grants parole to 11 of 24 inmate applicants. WAPA's Director for water distribution on St. Croix, Don Gregoire, states that the Authority is suffering an estimated 37% water loss. The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority is increasing the commercial tipping fee to $5.00/cubic yard beginning January 1, 2024. Listen to these stories and more.

Marcellina Ventura-Douglas is the Radio News Reporter for WTJX-FM, 93.1. Born and raised on St. Croix, Ventura-Douglas graduated from the University of the Virgin Islands, where she received her bachelor’s degree in criminal justice. While at UVI, she worked in the office of Senator Shawn-Michael Malone before beginning her career in radio. Ventura-Douglas fell in love with radio growing up, when she and her father would spend every morning and afternoon listening to local radio news legend, Alvin G. After leaving Senator Malone's office, she became the program director of Vivid Streaming. She then joined WTJX-TV, Channel 12 as a producer. Soon after, she was tapped to switch to WTJX-FM to present an evening news. She is passionate about bringing radio news to the Virgin Islands community through the WTJX NewsFeed, airing every weekday at 5:00pm on 93.1 FM and available online, on demand.
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