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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Special Agent in Charge, A.J. Collazo and U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said that an upcoming prescription take-back event is scheduled for October 27th on St. Croix and St. Thomas. The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day addresses a crucial public safety and

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FREDERIKSTED — A series of planned network changes at JetBlue will see it shift fleet resources from what it considers underperforming cities and accelerate its focus-city growth strategy in Boston and Fort Lauderdale, the New York-based carrier said today. JetBlue determined that St. Croix’s Henry Rohlsen Airport was one of

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FORT MYLNER AREA OF ST. THOMAS CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A man told police that his woman friend was shot in the nose when someone tried to rob him a gunpoint on St. Thomas last night. On Monday, October 9, 2018 at about 10:14 p.m., the 911 Emergency Call Center received

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SANTA MARIA AREA OF WEST ST. THOMAS CHARLOTTE AMALIE — One woman and a teenage girl were wounded while sitting in a car on St. Thomas last night, authorities said. Each victim suffered multiple gunshot wounds in the Santa Maria area of St. Thomas, but survived. On Monday October 8,

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SAN JUAN — Police in Puerto Rico say one person has died and four others were injured following a shooting at a nightclub in the U.S. commonwealth. Authorities said in a statement that the shooting occurred early today at a club called Like in the capital of San Juan. The

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Fire Service (VIFS) will join other fire departments around the nation in observing Fire Prevention Week, October 7 to 13. Sponsored by the National Fire Protection Association since 1922, the purpose of the week is to raise awareness of the risks posed by fires and

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SPEED ENOUGH: ST. CROIX’S LINVAL JOSEPH RUMBLES FOR HIS FIRST NFL TOUCHDOWN PHILADELPHIA — Linval Joseph whipped out the sunglasses, sat on the bench and pulled on the oxygen mask . Rest up, big man. Job well done. Kirk Cousins threw for 301 yards and one touchdown, the 330-pound Joseph returned a fumble

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Members of the Committee on Workforce Development, Consumer Affairs an Culture chaired by Sen. Janelle Sarauw, held a meeting at the Capitol Building on Wednesday, to vote and approve Bill No. 32-0193-An Act to honor and commend the Honorable Judge Eileen R. Peterson for her service to

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Committee on Government Affairs, Veterans, Energy & Environmental Protection, chaired by Sen. Sammuel Sanes, met on Wednesday. The committee sought to take testimony to amend the plastic bag ban to include disposable plastic straws and other measures. Amendment No. 32-740 for Bill No. 32-0220, an Act

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp said that he has approved the $1.32 billion Fiscal Year 2019 budget for the Government of the United States Virgin Islands. The budget was submitted to the 32nd Legislature on May 30, 2018 and Senators acted to approve it on September 19th. The Governor notified

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