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WTJX NEWSFEED: January 30, 2024

Representative Wesley Hunt (R-TX)

On today's WTJX NewsFeed, the board for the Government Employees Retirement System has voted for a limited restart of the System’s personal loan program. Government House Communications Director, Richard Motta Jr., is clarifying “misinformation” regarding a $5 million grant related to VIGL rebuilding the Randall "Doc" James racetrack. During Royal Caribbean’s Icon of the Seas inaugural port of call on St. Thomas, the Virgin Islands Port Authority will sign agreements to further develop the Austin "Babe" Monsanto Marine Terminal in Crown Bay. Representative Wesley Hunt (R-TX), stumped for former President Donald Trump ahead of the VIGOP February 8 caucus. 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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