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SAN JUAN — Puerto Rico’s governor signed an executive order on Friday banning the use of plastic bags across the U.S. territory, defying legislators who just days ago rejected a similar bill. The ban will take effect in mid-2016 and will be preceded by a six-month educational campaign, Gov. Alejandro

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        Karrine Steffans of St. Thomas NEW ORLEANS — For years, Karrine Steffans was one of the most sought after video vixens in the hip hop industry. In the late ‘90s and early 2000s she had roles in more than 20 projects by multiplatinum-selling rap artists, appearing alongside the likes

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            Michael Lewis of St. Thomas CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 36-year-old Estate Dorothea man pleaded guilty to illegal gun possession charges in federal court in St. Thomas Wednesday, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Dubbed “an armed career criminal” in the federal indictment against him, Michael A. Lewis admitted in U.S.

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FORT LAUDERDAILE – A passenger plane at Hollywood International Airport caught fire this afternoon. The 767 plane from Dynamic Airlines was surrounded by emergency crews.  It appeared that passengers were being escorted off the plane. Airport officials says the airline is a relatively new carrier at the airport and flies

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SUNNY ISLE – The major source for restaurant food on the island was serving up cold cash on the menu after a masked gunman entered the store close to closing and held it up. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched police to Quality Foods in Estate Castle Coakley at 5:50

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           Juwan Thompson of St. Croix DENVER – Juwan Thompson’s recovery from a hamstring injury seems complete. Thompson practiced fully with the team on Wednesday. He appears poised to return to action Sunday night at home against the Green Bay Packers, though as long as C.J. Anderson and Ronnie Hillman

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David Nakhid of Trinidad would like to get his hands on the USVI-FIFA President Hillaren Frederick who cost him his chance at the FIFA presidency. GENEVA – A person from the Caribbean will not have a chance to replace the scandal-plagued outgoing President Sepp Blatter at FIFA because the representative from

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EULESS, Texas – For the first time in its 67-year history, U.S. Concrete has expanded outside of the continental United States with the purchase of two new vertically integrated construction material operations in the Virgin Islands. U.S. Concrete, Inc. announced Wednesday that it acquired Heavy Materials, LLC  and the assets of

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Attorney General Claude Walker CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The V.I. Attorney General said Tuesday that the territory has been given a $150,000 grant to investigate consumer fraud here. Attorney General Claude Walker said the grant is from the National Assocation of Attorneys General. “In response to the growing frustration and concern

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – When employees of an auto parts store on St. Thomas began the process of getting ready to open the doors for the day’s business Monday two things stuck out to them: the burglar alarm wasn’t working and the safe was missing. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched

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