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By GARY POKORNY The Virgin Islands is in critical condition! New leaders have been elected. They are searching for ideas and a plan to take the boat off the rocks. I have been outspoken for the need to balance the General Fund not next year, but now. If they can’t

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CLEVELAND — David Vanterpool of St. Thomas is one of at least four coaches the Cleveland Cavaliers are considering to be their new head coach. “Cavaliers expect to interview several assistants involved in playoffs, including Utah’s Alex Jensen and Portland’s David Vanterpool, sources tell ESPN,” ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski tweeted Sunday.

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CHRISTIANSTED — After a five-day trial, a federal jury convicted a St. Croix man of simple possession of cocaine and assaulting a police officer. Jimmy Davis, 41, of Frederiksted was found guilty of one count of possession of cocaine and one count of aggravated assault and battery, U.S. Attorney Gretchen

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police admitted today that they don’t know who was shot in the head in St. Thomas early Saturday morning. What police do know; however, is that he died at 12:43 p.m. today after he was taken off of life support at the hospital. The deceased identification is

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority said it is looking in to what caused 2,064 on St. Croix to be without electricity. WAPA said a Line Department crew was patroling St. Croix’s Feeder 10A “to identify the origin of an electrical service interruption.” The feeder affects people

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By SORAYA DIASE COFFELT At one time in the not-too-distant past, Singapore was afflicted with economic chaos and rampant corruption. It suffered from a decaying infrastructure, labor and social unrest, and high gang crime and unemployment. But, over the past 50 years, it has enjoyed tremendous economic growth and spectacular

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NEW ORLEANS — David Vanterpool of St. Thomas is one of 14 coaches being considered for the head coaching position of the New Orleans Pelicans in the NBA. According to an article in SB Nation, if the Pelicans are interested in a coach who has embraced the small market experience

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man on a bicycle downtown was deemed “unresponsive” by medical professionals after being shot in the head early Saturday morning. Central Dispatch received a call about shots being fired in the area of Banco Popular Altona between the roadways of Veteran’s Drive and Harwood

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas woman told police that a man she had spent two years with assaulted her by strangulation on Thursday. Thompson John Alexander, 36, of West Caret Bay, was arrested about 1:25 p.m. on Saturday and charged with second-degree assault-domestic violence and simple assault & battery-domestic

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PHILIPSBURG — Claret Connor, the newly appointed director of the Sint Maarten Recovery Program Bureau, says he is humbled by the opportunity to rebuild his country after it was wrecked by Hurricane Irma in September 2017. Born and raised in Sint Maarten, Connor, a former minister, parliamentarian and hotelier, leads

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