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ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI – The cabinet of the British Virgin Islands has approved the expenditure of $442,000 to allow for the release of immediate funds to re-establish the National Early Warning System. Gov. Augustus Jaspert said the premier and members of his cabinet have met and received an indication of

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A dirty old man, fully 70 years old, brutally raped a 17-year-old girl on St. Thomas last year and continued raping her into the New Year! Police were hush-hush about the case because it involves a prominent “citizen” on St. Thomas and they don’t want his identity

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — For the second time in four days, police say a St. Thomas woman has been killed because of a vehicular accident. A 54-year-old woman died after she was hit by a passing vehicle just before midnight on Monday, police said. Police were notified by the 911 Emergency

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A brave St. Thomas man fought off an armed robber at a poorly-lit East End bus stop at night and gave his attacker a proper beating after he disarmed him. Police said the incident took place before 10:36 p.m. on Saturday when the 911 Emergency Call Center

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A teen-aged girl was assaulted by an adult female at Oswald Harris Court on Sunday, according to police. The girl, 13, told police that the woman put her fingers around her neck and began choking her, police sources said. The incident took place about 7:30 p.m. and

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SAN JUAN — Federal and local authorities in Puerto Rico said Tuesday that they will implement a “broken windows” policing campaign to fight a surge in killings across the U.S. territory, which has reported 46 homicides so far this month — double the number at the same point last year. The plan

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SAN JUAN — Maintenance operations conducted as part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers temporary emergency power mission in Puerto Rico are keeping nearly 1,000 federal emergency power generators running at critical public facilities across the island. The generators help power lifesaving facilities such as fire stations and medical centers,

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WASHINGTON — Virgin Islands Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett, ranking member on the House Subcommittee on the Interior, Energy and Environment, has introduced “The Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands Equitable Rebuild Act of 2018.” In a news release issued Tuesday, Plaskett said the two territories need the help. “Puerto Rico

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LOS ANGELES — Burbank Water and Power will be sending several of its employees and some equipment to the territory to help St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix recover from the powerful hurricanes that battered them in September. The Burbank City Council voted unanimously during a meeting on Jan.

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SMOOTH SAILIN’: Linval Joseph helped the New York Giants win a Super Bowl in 2011. EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — If Vikings players want some locker-room advice on what it’s like to venture deep into the postseason, there aren’t a lot of places to turn. Minnesota has just two players who

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