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         FOUND DEAD: Shem Sankitts FREDERIKSTED – A 28-year-old man with a history of mental problems was found hanged to death from a tree in Estate Two Williams this afternoon, according to police. Police said an active search for Shem Sankitts had been underway since Friday when

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             Gregory Nelson GREENWOOD, S.C. – When Gregory Nelson started dancing with F.I.Y.A. Dance University three years ago, he was quiet and kept to the back row. This December, he rose above his fellow dancers during the Greenwood Christmas Parade when he performed on 3-foot-tall

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By Wesley Small/V.I. Free Press Columnist I have worked in the news business for nearly 30 years during my broadcasting career. I started at WABC-TV (Eyewitness News) in New York city. Besides murder, domestic violence cases always sickened me. I can’t believe that I am still reporting on this issue

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OPINION By JEFFREY B. PERRY A REVIEW OF HUBERT H. HARRISON’S “Our Larger Duty,” The New Negro, August 1919 Diasporic Africa Press has just published a new, expanded edition of Hubert H. Harrison’s ‘When Africa Awakes: The “Inside Story” of the Stirrings and Strivings of the New Negro in the

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                    Gov. Kenneth Mapp Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day which means all federal and territorial government offices are closed. The day celebrates the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., which is Jan. 15. The holiday is observed on the

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CHRISTIANSTED – Police say a decomposed body was discovered in a water well in Estate Contentment. The 911 Emergency Call Center received a report from a concerned citizen about 2:50 p.m. today with details about where the body was spotted. Police responded to the report and when they arrived in

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           Jamila Russell of the ADA FREDERIKSTED – The Office of the Governor in conjunction with the Americans with Disabilities Act said it valued participating in the “Cultivating Inclusion Fun Troupe” in the St. Croix Festival Children’s Parade this holiday season. The troupe was made possible

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      DECEASED: Robin Stokes CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Police said on Wednesday that the woman who fell out of a resort bathroom window to her death on Monday night was 58-year-old Robin Stokes. Robin Stokes is the wife of Point Pleasant Resort chief engineer and property manager Larry Stokes.

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Traffic sign marks 10 mph zone. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department said today that “it will not tolerate speeding and reckless driving in St. Thomas U. S Virgin Islands, particularly along Beltjen Road.” “Speed must be reduced to 10 M.P.H while traveling on Beltjen Road, and all

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Point Pleasant Resort in Estate Smith Bay CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Police are investigating a husband’s account of his wife falling 40 feet out of a bathroom window at Point Pleasant Resort just before midnight on Monday. The husband told police he was watching television in the living room of his

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