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If you have a dog that won’t stop barking, it might be a good idea to dig out your Bob Marley records. A new study has shown that dogs relax when listening to reggae music. In the unusual study, scientists found Jamaican beats are their favorite type of music followed

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands First Responders and Smith Bay Community Action Foundation will be having a Massive Clean-Up of the Frydenhoj Ball Park on Saturday, February 11, 2017 from 9:00 am-3:00 pm. “It is important for our young people to have a nice environment where they can engage

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MISSING: Natalie Domchenko CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police on St. Thomas are requesting the community’s assistance in locating a woman reported missing by her family. Natalie Domchenko, age 54, was last seen on Sunday, February 05, 2017 in the vicinity of Red Hook Ferry Dock, at roughly 8:00 p.m. Further Investigation revealed

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Department of Human Services in collaboration with a number of organizations successfully collected data for the 2017 VI Continuum of Care on Homelessness Point-In-Time survey on Friday. On each island the project was spear-headed by different organizations: St. John Community Foundation on St. John, Methodist Training

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NARROWS IT DOWN: A police composite sketch of the accused East End St. Thomas serial rapist shows him to be a light-complected, stunted-short black man with a wide African nose. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) said tonight that it is actively investigating a series of sexual

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G.O.P. State chairman John Canegata CHRISTIANSTED — Responding to the state of the territory address by Gov. Kenneth Mapp, Republican Party of the United States Virgin Islands Chairman John Canegata issued the following statement: “For too long the only answer has been to raise taxes and increase spending. Robbing Peter

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YVETTE CLARKE: Who does she think she is? NEW YORK — Rep. Yvette Clarke (D-NY), says she is disappointed that former President Barack Obama did not posthumously pardon Jamaica’s first national hero, Marcus Garvey before leaving office. On his last day in office on Thursday, Obama commuted the sentences of

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DEAD AT 90: Ronald Webster THE VALLEY — In 1967, when Britain was shedding the vestiges of its empire, Ronald Webster emerged as the George Washington of the tiny island of Anguilla — in reverse. He plotted a revolution to embrace the mother country rather than to break with it. London nation-builders

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BILLABLE HOURS? DPNR Commisioner Dawn Henry is coming up with new and inventive ways to spend your tax dollars under Gov. Kenneth Mapp. As an attorney, Henry has this down to a “t’.”   CHRISTIANSTED — Commissioner Dawn L. Henry, Esq., of the Department of Planning and Natural Resources is

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Jevon Williams (left) and John Canegata. WASHINGTON — The Virgin Islands delegation to the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump met with the U.S. Senate today to bring awareness to critical issues facing the territory. Leading the delegation in meeting with the Republican majority on the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy

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