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SAN ANTONIO — The San Antonio Spurs are winning easily, resting their stars and giving big minutes to role players. In almost every way, it’s been their best start to a season. Tim Duncan scored a season-high 18 points and the Spurs had eight other players in double figures, rolling

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Hannah Davis and Derek Jeter Newly engaged couple Derek Jeter and Hannah Davis are consistent with being private with their relationship, especially to the details of their wedding plans. The supercouple was photographed together in the Bahamas just after Christmas playing poker with basketball legend Michael Jordan. But because former

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    The Panamian-flagged Chem Venus MEXICO CITY – The Mexican Navy says it has rescued nine Cuban migrants found adrift in a makeshift boat off Mexico’s Caribbean coast. The Navy said Thursday the private, Panama-flagged tanker ship Chem Venus spotted the Cubans on Tuesday. The Navy dispatched a ship

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The Three Kings Day holiday (feist of the Epiphany for the more religious amongst us) traditionally marks the end of the Christmas season in the Virgin Islands. And especially in St. Croix, just as with Three Kings Day, there is a Spanish flare to what people drink at the holidays.

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This is one tale these fishermen will likely never forget. Conor Cogan and his friends had been fishing off Port Stephens, Australia, on New Year’s Day when they got a little too close to a feisty striped marlin. As video captured by Cogan shows, the 200-pound fish leapt out of

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Slate online magazine has singled out the U.S. Virgin Islands for its “horrifying” treatment of the mentally ill. Slate says that “25 percent of the prison population” in the territory is comprised of people who are mentally ill. An NPR report from 2007 noted that “the U.S.

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    St. Croix’s Digby Stridiron at work CHRISTIANSTED – Black Enterprise magazine says that chef Digby Stridiron is “making St. Croix the culinary destination of the Caribbean.” In a feature story posted today, Black Enterprise noted that Stridiron has served as the personal chef to celebrities like Vivica A.

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  WAPA bucket truck crashed CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Two Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) linemen were transported to the Schneider Regional Medical Center for observation and treatment of injuries Tuesday evening after the bucket truck they were driving in crashed into a utility pole on St. Thomas’ Solberg

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Board Chairman Troy de Chabert-Schuster CHRISTIANSTED – For the first time in more than four years the Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center is free of the threat of decertification by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The news came January 1 and those in attendance

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Health Commissioner Juan Figueroa-Serville CHRISTIANSTED – The Virgin Islands Department of Health says that it is closely monitoring the first documented case of the Zika virus reported in neighboring Puerto Rico. Acting Health Commissioner Juan Figueroa-Serville said the person affected in San Juan is a person with no known travel

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