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MISSING SINCE 2015: Zelma Vernica Taylor FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) said it needs your help to locate a missing person Zelma Vernica Taylor. Taylor is 38-year-old black woman with a dark brown complexion with short black hair and glasses. She stands 5-feet,2-inches tall, weighs about 240 pounds with short black

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Daryl Homer of St. Thomas RIO DE JANEIRO — No one in the sport of fencing does what Daryl Homer does. No one in the sport fences quite the way St. Thomas native Homer does. No one in fencing combines the quickness, agility, creativity, balance, footwork — almost balletlike —

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SAN JUAN — A 10-year-old boy has died after being shot in the head while at the pool of the best-known hotels in Puerto Rico. Police said today that the boy was killed following an argument between several men that ended in a shootout at the Hotel Caribe Hilton in San Juan. Police said

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  Labor Commissioner Catherine Hendry CHRISTIANSTED — The U.S. Department of Labor has sanctioned the local labor department $17,298.21 for repeated failures to provide job training for youth and adults, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. The exclusive information, which is contained in four letters and one memorandum  obtained exclusively

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    Former Senator Wayne James in Italy ROME — A former St. Croix senator has decided not to fight extradition after he was arrested in Italy on an international warrant accusing him of using $90,000 in public funds for personal use, his lawyer said today. Attorney Gianpaolo Ronsisvalle said Wayne

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$1.6 MILLION MAN: Micker Adolfo CHICAGO — At 17 years old, White Sox prospect Micker Adolfo roamed right field for the Arizona Rookie League White Sox for 46 games in his first season of professional baseball in 2014. A right-handed batter, Adolfo is now just 19 years old, so he’s

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WASHINGTON — U.S. auto safety regulators warned on Thursday that Takata air bag inflators on more than 300,000 unrepaired recalled Honda vehicles show a substantial risk of rupturing, and urged owners to stop driving the “unsafe” cars until they have been fixed. The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

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McLEAN, Virginia — Mars Chocolate North America is recalling certain varieties and limited dates of production of Combos Cheddar Cheese Pretzel, Combos Cheddar Cheese Cracker, Combos Pizzeria Pretzel, Combos Sweet and Salt Caramel Pretzel, Combos Pepperoni Cracker, Combos Buffalo Pretzel because they may contain peanut residue. Mars initiated the recall

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Derek Jeter and Hannah Davis NAPA VALLEY — The Virgin Islands youngest and hottest celebrity is about to get married for the first time. Supermodel Hannah Davis, 26, is expected to tie the knot with New York Yankees legend Derek Jeter this weekend. There have been multiple reports that St. Thomas native Davis

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SAN JUAN — Investors in Puerto Rico’s debt-burdened economy still face risks of default on some of the island’s $70 billion in debt even after the U.S. Congress on Wednesday created a powerful federal oversight board to manage credit restructurings. President Barack Obama says he will quickly sign the Puerto

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