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    BEAUTY AND THE BEACH: Carolyn Carter (above) will represent the U.S. Virgin Islands at the Miss Universe Contest. MANILA, Philippines – Candidates for the 65th Miss Universe pageant are starting to arrive in the country — including the beautiful local woman hoping to make the whole territory proud!

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EZRA NAUGHTON WASHINGTON — The Rev. Dr. Ezra A. Naughton, 90, an Episcopal priest, academician and teacher who retired in 2012 after five years as priest in charge at the Church of the Holy Communion in Southeast Washington, died Nov. 22 at his home in D.C. The cause was a

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IN CUSTODY: MICHAEL ORTIZ FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man wanted for the rape of of his own 14-year-old daughter turned himself into police without incident early Christmas Eve morning, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD). On December 24, 2016 about 2:30 a.m, Michael Ortiz, 30, turned himself

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A boat captain with 25 years experience running marine businesses has added another tow boat to the options available to the marine community here. Capt. Robert Manley, a maritime jack-of-all-trades, got his sea legs as a youngster fishing off the New Jersey coast. After several years of

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BEAM ME UP, SCOTTY! “Intimacy” gurus Sondra and Markus Ray want to teach YOU how to make love all over again … with your mind instead of your body! CHRISTIANSTED — Relationship “gurus” and authors SONDRA RAY & MARKUS RAY will present an experiential weekend workshop on Loving Relationships at

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U.S. Attorney Ronald “Happy-Go-Lucky” Sharpe CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Department of Justice is sponsoring a free movie night for people with disabilities — five days before Christmas in St. Thomas, according to U.S. Attorney Ronald Sharpe. “The purpose of this event is to celebrate and promote the remediation work

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police on St. Thomas are requesting the community’s assistance in locating a missing minor. Christopher David Jr., age 17, ran away from the custody of Human Services on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 wearing a turquoise t-shirt, black shinny jeans, and gray sneakers. Christopher David Jr., is a

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World Aids Day dusk walk in St. Croix CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The World Aids Day Candlelight Vigil, held on Thursday, December 1st, a success in both districts. The Department of Health held simultaneous events on St. Croix and St. Thomas. On St. Thomas the Candlelight Vigil and reception was held

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RECALLED: Sabra hummus from Virginia COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Virginia — You might remember that earlier this month, Sabra Dipping Co. announced that there was possible Listeria contamination in its hummus, and recalled a variety of sizes and flavors. That hummus was also used in commercial products, which included vegetable trays, sandwiches, and

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ON THE BALLS: Gov. Ken Mapp CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Following much discussion and deliberation the membership of the St. Thomas – St. John Agriculture and Food Fair Committee has made the decision to cancel the 33rd Annual Agriculture and Food Fair “based on logistical and numerous other challenges. A meeting

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