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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – When superstar comedian/actor Cedric The Entertainer took the stage recently with a big smile, it was clear to patrons attending the opening night at the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) Music Festival in St. Thomas that the festival would deliver all that was advertised in the package.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Virgin Islands Police Department announced that eight arrests took place in St. Thomas between Thursday and Sunday on charges ranging from burglary and assault to DUI and weapons violations, according to spokesman Kevin Jackson. These are the arrests that the VIPD said took place: *On Thursday

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Marc Koska (left) attends to a patient CHRISTIANSTED – “Solutions are easier when you understand the problem,” says Marc Koska, who has devoted decades to understanding one of the most stubborn yet preventable problems in public health: disease transmission via unsafe injections. In 1984, on a break from a job in

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FREDERIKSTED – A 36-year-old Estate Harvey man was arrested over the weekend on weapons and other charges in connection with a mid-island robbery that took place in January, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Lawrence Greenidge was arrested at 7:45 p.m. Friday on a warrant issued by the Virgin

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CHRISTIANSTED – The Virgin Islands’ environmental agency plans to file a violation order against two rum producers on St. Croix as residents of several communities complain of a black mold persistently staining their properties, cars and boats. Jamal Nielsen, spokesman for the Department of Planning and Natural Resources, said authorities are

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Juwan Thompson of the Denver Broncos CHRISTIANSTED – Juwan Thompson was different from the other little kids. He wasn’t tall, but he was stocky, with big arms and shoulders much too wide for a 5-year-old. “His babysitter called him ‘Little Hulk,’ ” recalled Thompson’s mom, Ramona Griggie. “So ever since

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Mark Bakacs and Richard Branson ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI – A social media platform aimed at fostering discussions about big ideas is expanding to Australia and seeking a $7 million funding round, after its two founders were boosted by public endorsements from Virgin supremo Richard Branson. Ideapod, the brainchild of Justin Brown

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ST. GEORGE’S — An active underwater volcano off Grenada’s northern coast called Kick ’em Jenny was rumbling this weekend and regional disaster authorities were put on alert, though they said it posed no threat of triggering a destructive tsunami. Since its discovery in the 1930s, Kick ’em Jenny has erupted

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MID-ISLAND, St. Croix – A 42-year-old man was stabbed in the stomach early this morning but has refused to tell police who stabbed him and why, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Police said they received a 911 Emergency Call Center report of a male individual at the Corner Pocket

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CHRISTIANSTED – A two-month-old child was found dead early this morning at a housing community in Estate Golden Rock, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Police said the 911 Emergency Call Center received a notification of a child being dead on arrival (DOA) at 6:34 a.m. Saturday at John F. Kennedy

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