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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 45-year-old St. Thomas man was sentenced in federal court to six months in prison after authorities discovered marijuana in a hot water heater and freezer he shipped to himself, the U.S. Department of Justice said. Edridge Clyne was given that sentence for possession with intent to

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Health Commissioner Dr. Michelle Davis CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Department of Health reported three new cases of the Zika virus in the territory, but none of the new cases involved a pregnant woman. According to the weekly surveillance report, there were also 15 cases of dengue in the territory,

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      Political reporter Morgan Brinlee By MORGAN BRINLEE/Special to the V.I. FREE PRESS While the Republican presidential primary may have unofficially wrapped last week when real estate mogul and reality TV star Donald Trump, the last remaining candidate in the race, secured the required number of delegates to

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two men — a 20-year-old and a 16-year-old — were grazed with bullets as the walked near the Winston Raymo basketball court in St. Thomas in the early morning hours on Sunday. On Sunday, May 29, 2016 about 12:16 a.m., police made contact with Ajaye Thompson of Bolongo

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 Gov. Kenneth Mapp CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Now that pay raises have been distributed to several government agencies in fulfillment of Gov. Kenneth Mapp’s first State of the Territory address promise — the Virgin Islands is once again on the brink of financial disaster. Mapp told Virgin Islanders that he had

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Gov. Kenneth Mapp this weekend honored the memory of those who have served the Virgin Islands and United States in military service and lost their lives. “We observe Memorial Day each year to remember and to pay tribute to the men and women who have given their

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HILTON HEAD ISLAND — Tropical Storm Bonnie, the first of the year to threaten the United States, is expected to reach the South Carolina coast on Saturday evening or early Sunday, the National Hurricane Center said after upgrading the system from a tropical depression. Bonnie, coming four days before the

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FREDERIKSTED — Police say they are investigating a shooting incident that took place in St. Croix earlier this week in which a man’s leg was broken with the force of a gunshot, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. On Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at about 10:41 p.m., the 911

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A 25-year-old St. Thomas woman was arrested on assault charges in connection with an incident that took place in a local night club just as she was about to board a flight to Dominica, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. On Friday, May 27, 2016, about

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE —  Governor Kenneth Mapp has delivered his executive budget for Fiscal Year 2017 ahead of the May 30th deadline with a 24.7% decrease in the structural deficit of the Government of the Virgin Islands. The Fiscal Year 2017 Executive Budget submission proposes a financial plan of $1.35 billion

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