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FREDERIKSTED — The theme “V.I. Agriculture Strong: Rebound, Rebuild, Regrow” resonated throughout the fairground of the Rudolph E. Schulterbrandt Agricultural Complex in Estate Lower Love on St. Croix during the 47th Annual Agriculture and Food Fair. The festivities kicked off on Saturday and will continue through Monday. Agrifest has become one of the territory’s

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MIAMI — A St. Croix man on an American Airlines flight to Miami was arrested after he allegedly launched into a midair, profanity-laced tirade and traded punches with others on the plane who were trying to restrain him. The whole incident was caught on tape after passenger Jason Felix began yelling at

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp encouraged the people of the Virgin Islands to remember the service men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice to this great nation by attending events commemorating Memorial Day. Parades followed by brief ceremonies are planned for 9:30 a.m. Monday on St. Thomas

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) Preserving Paradise team advises the community of the beginning of a week-long manhole rehabilitation project scheduled to begin on Monday, May 28, 2018 along the Catherine’s Rest Road. Traffic within the project limits will be reduced to one lane for approximately

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two beaches in St. Thomas failed water quality testing and should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen, according to the latest Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) Beach Advisory issued Friday. DPNR said that Coki Point and Bluebeards beaches should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen. The

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CHRISTIANSTED — Memorial Day weekend is a busy one at most home improvement stores as people have an extra day to work on home maintenance and improvement projects. The Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today urged property owners to take advantage

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MIAMI — The first storm of the 2018 Hurricane season has officially formed in the Caribbean. The National Hurricane Center made the announcement at 9 a.m. today. The storm is currently located in the northwestern Caribbean Sea. New updates on the storm will be made by the National Hurricane Center

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MIAMI — The disturbance in the northwest Caribbean- called Invest 90L – is becoming better organized, and the models are now indicating that there is a good chance of it strengthening into a named storm. The name would Alberto. The center of the system is still expected to track toward the northern

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LADY JOSEPHINE GUMBS AND SIR EMILE GUMBS CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Governor Kenneth Mapp said that he expresses his sincere condolences to the people of Anguilla, and to the many Virgin Islanders with strong Anguillan ties, on the passing of former Chief Minister Sir Emile Gumbs. Sir Emile died earlier this

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp said that he recognizes May 25, 2018 as a day to honor and respect people of African ancestry with international cultural heritage observances celebrating freedom movements by recognizing Virgin Islands African Heritage Week and African Liberation Day in May. Enacted through Act 5473 of 1989 pursuant to Title 1,

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