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                        Alvery Smith in his office      FREDERIKSTED – The Economic Crimes Unit of the Virgin Islands Police Department executed search warrants at the six MoneyGram outlets throughout the territory: three on St. Thomas, one on St. John and two on St. Croix. The execution of the Search Warrants stems

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           Sheila Roseau of the UNFPA KINGSTON, Jamaica – The United Nations Population Fund’s (UNFPA) Sub-Regional Office for the Caribbean has a strategy to reduce of adolescent pregnancies across the region. “The goal of this framework is to reduce adolescent pregnancy by 20 per cent by the year 2019,” said

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Beginning this season, couples hosting their destination wedding at The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas will now have the opportunity to give back to the U.S. Virgin Islands community as part of their experience. “Lasting Contributions” was created to help couples build the idea of service and community work

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        Juwan Thompson of St. Croix DETROIT – Juwan Thompson missed the second half of Sunday’s victory over the Detroit Lions after going down with an undisclosed neck injury, per Troy Renck of the Denver Post. With C.J. Anderson briefly sent to the locker room for a concussion test, Thompson

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ATLANTA – The Centers for Disease Control are warning all travelers to the U.S. Virgin Islands to be immunized for Hepatitis A and typhoid prior to visiting the territory due to dangers from contaminated food or water. “CDC recommends this vaccine because you can get Hepatitis A through contaminated food

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DEERFIELD, Ill.– Over the last two years, Walgreens has helped to provide 7 million life-saving vaccines to children in developing countries through the Get a Shot. Give a Shot® campaign, and its growing collaboration with the United Nations Foundation. Today, “Get a Shot. Give a Shot” kicks off its third

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   VIHA’s Robert Graham CHARLOTTE AMALIE – More than 160 families are living in Virgin Islands Housing Authority properties despite having incomes that exceed federal limits for subsidized housing, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. The report data, compiled by a watchdog for the U.S. Department of Housing and

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                      Gov. Kenneth Mapp WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — Gov. Kenneth Mapp is one of at least 200 state governors and legislators from 16 states, territories and commonwealths at the Greenbrier Resort for the 55th Annual Southern States Energy Board meeting. Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin is hosting the event that began Sunday and ends Tuesday. One issue

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“Drug-resistant lice” sounds like something from a zombie apocalypse, but not to fear. There are several ways to kill the annoying little bugs. Hold onto your scalps, Virgin Islands. Super lice are upon us. The time for panic is not yet at hand, however. Planning for mass head-shavings or the

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CHRISTIANSTED – Decaying seaweed washing up on the North Shore coast that smells like rotten eggs has been labeled a ‘natural disaster’ after tourists cancelled their holidays because of it. The picture-perfect beaches and turquoise waters that people expect on their visits to the St. Croix are increasingly being fouled

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