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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — One beach in the territory failed water quality testing for bacteria two weeks in a row and should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen, according to the latest Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) Beach Advisory. DPNR said that Water Bay on St. Thomas had a high

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FREDERIKSTED — A shootout near the Lagoon Street Housing Complex left two men dead and four others injured last night, authorities said. Witnesses said they heard a fusillade of gunshots about 9:10 p.m. Thursday. People who lived in the area said they felt they were living in a war zone

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority said that it will turn off the power in three areas of St. Thomas “while crews and contractors continue to perform permanent work on the electrical distribution system” tomorrow. In all, at least 307 WAPA customer are expected to be

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SCENE OF CRIME: THE MARLEY HOMES HOUSING COMMUNITY IN ESTATE TWO BROTHERS FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man was shot to death near Marley Homes early this morning. Roland Bogan, 24, of Frederiksted was killed near the southeast St. Croix housing project, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. The 911

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A Pennsylvania man was given three years in prison for concealing a federal crime he knew someone else committed. Michael Leonard, 21, of Philadelphia was sentenced today to 36 months in prison for misprision of a felony consecutive to the sentenced Leonard is already serving for his

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said today that a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Bombing Prevention Awareness Course (BPAC) will be offered two days next week at the VITEMA offices on St. Thomas. On December 5 and 6, the courses will run from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30

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NEW FACULTY: Joanne Sylvia Luciano, Ph.D, in cognitive and neural systems, will teach in UVI’s College of Science and Mathematics. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The University of the Virgin Islands welcomes Joanne Sylvia Luciano to the University’s College of Science and Mathematics. She will work in the department of Computer and Computational

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By ROBERT WHITE Dear Editor: This is an open letter to Gov. Kenneth Mapp. Win or lose in politics there is still the “HOW WILL THEY REMEMBER ME?’ Remember you got a great number of votes from St. Croix. There are still weeks remaining of your rule. How will WE

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WANTED BY VIPD: Jared A. Worrell, 31, of Estate Little La Grange, St. Croix for questioning about a murder this month. FREDERIKSTED — Police are seeking information about the whereabouts of a St. Croix wanted for questioning in connection with a homicide. Jared A. Worrell, 31, of Frederiksted is a

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SAN JUAN — The U.S. Coast Guard returned 74 Dominican migrants to law enforcement authorities in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Tuesday night following the at-sea interdictions of four migrant vessels off Puerto Rico. The interdictions were a result of ongoing efforts in support of Operation Unified Resolve, Operation Caribbean Guard

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