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WTJX NEWSFEED: July 5, 2024

Photo: Some members of IAM Local 2725 on St. Thomas
Credit: International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM)
Photo: Some members of IAM Local 2725 on St. Thomas

On today's WTJX Radio News Feed:
[00:49] A man on St. Croix has been arrested after shooting a mother and her daughter.
[06:09] Members of IAM Local 2725, who work for the Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority, have voted to authorize a strike.
[13:46] We speak with Dr. Tai Hunte-Ceasar, Chief Medical Officer for the VI Department of Health, following reports that residents received $2.25 million in medical services from the DoD’s Innovative Readiness Training Program.
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.<br/>Email:<br/>Phone: (340) 474-1682
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