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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Teachers went out strike without warning on St. Thomas today, according to the Virgin Islands Department of Education. In light of the “unscheduled job action,” the Education Department dismissed all public schools in the St. Thomas St. John district early today. At least 300 disgruntled teachers blocked

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SAN JUAN — The U.S. Air Force (USAF) is studying ways to help Caribbean and Latin American countries in their fight against drug trafficking and organized crime by increasing training flights in the region, the service’s senior civilian official said recently. Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James, who recently returned

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  FREDERIKSTED — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Field Operations Officers at the Henry E. Rohlsen International Airport identified and arrested a female with an outstanding arrest warrant in Wisconsin for violating probation on forgery charges. Leah Marie Peters, 42, a citizen of the United States and place of abode

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PHOENIX — Domingo Santana already knows what will be going through his mind when he steps to the foul line at Miller Park for his first big league Opening Day. “My dad and my brother, because I really miss my brother,” said Santana, the Brewers’ 23-year-old right fielder. “I know

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Department of Health is confirming our first Zika case in a pregnant woman residing on the island of St. Croix with no travel history reported.. The patient was 34 weeks pregnant when they were tested for Zika. She has since delivered a healthy baby with

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE  –  A federal jury found two men — one from Puerto Rico and one from the Dominican Republic — guilty of charges related to drug and gun-related charges, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. After a four-day trial, a federal jury found 39-year-old Alexandro Gerandino-Aracena of the

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI — A British lawyer and his wife have been left heartbroken after their young daughter was killed in a tragic accident while outside a nursery with her mother. Ellie Perkins died when the family car rolled backwards down a hill near a children’s nursery and struck

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The United States Virgin Islands Rugby Football Union (www.usvirugby.org) is pleased to announce that their 15’s team, The Privateers, will be playing a game on Saturday April 23rd, 2016, against the British Virgin Islands, at A.O. Shirley Stadium on Tortola. This game marks the USVIRFU’s third competition

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CHRISTIANSTED — Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 11:08 p.m., the 911 Emergency Call Center received a report of gunfire having been discharged in the vicinity of the Ruby Housing Community, located in the Water Gut area. Police went to the scene of the shooting and found an unresponsive man lying

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Local and federal authorities moved swiftly on Thursday to address reports spreading throughout the U.S. Virgin Islands about a possible terrorist threat in the U.S. or British Virgin Islands, said V.I. Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) director Mona Barnes. U.S. Coast Guard officials reported to VITEMA that

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