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WTJX NEWSFEED: March 19, 2024

51st Annual Territorial Spelling Bee

On today's WTJX Radio NewsFeed, we speak with Crucian jockey Julio “Maganja” Felix who marks a career milestone at Turfway Park in Kentucky, amassing 3,500 victories. Senator Marvin Blyden discusses the recent tour of eight St. Thomas housing communities and the maintenance issues plaguing them. Director of the Virgin Islands Energy Office, Kyle Fleming, discusses the solar projects underway on St. Croix, and how they will benefit the residents of all three islands. And Joseph Greaux Jr., an 8th grader from Eulalie Rivera pre-k through 8 school wins the 51st annual territorial spelling bee. Listen to these stories and more.

Isabelle Teare is a new member of the WTJX team. She is a recent graduate of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, where she specialized in radio broadcast and audio storytelling. Raised on the island of St. Thomas since the age of seven, Isabelle attended and graduated from Antilles School before moving to Washington, D.C. where she earned her bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University in Justice and Peace Studies. Originally planning on pursuing a career in the law, Isabelle worked as a paralegal on St. Thomas for several years before making the decision to pursue her passion for storytelling.
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