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REMAINS RECOVERY: St. Croix rescue workers prepare for their descent into the cistern to recover the body of Lyana Serieux, 24, on Thursday afternoon in Estate Grove Place. FREDERIKSTED — Police on St. Croix have three bodies, three crime scenes and no official suspects now that the fully-clothed body of

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PRIDE IN THE TERRITORY: Gov. Kenneth Mapp said business owners selling products made in the territory should proudly put these stickers on their products. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Gov. Kenneth Mapp urged attendees at this week’s cruise ship town hall meeting to be candid and work collectively to raise “the satisfaction

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Marina at Yacht Haven Grande said today that it will serve as the official venue for the 2017 U.S.V.I. Charter Yacht Show in St. Thomas. Hosted by the Virgin Islands Professional Charter Association (VIPCA) from November 11 – 14, the show will feature at least 50 yachts available for charter

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas woman died from a stroke brought on by high blood pressure, a police autopsy has determined. Nyla Peele, 47, was brought to the Schneider Regional Medical Center on July 10 where doctors said she had suffered some type of brain injury, the Virgin Islands

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TOLEATHA CALLWOOD (PHOTO COURTESY: Mugshots.com) WEST PALM BEACH — A Florida appeals court has remanded a Virgin Islands divorce case involving the value of a property in St. Thomas. Calvin Callwood filed an appeal in the 4th District Court of Appeal in a case involving Toleatha Callwood, 43, after a

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CHRISTIANSTED — The National Park Service and its supporters will be presenting a talk about historic archaeology at Estate Bethlehem Old Works this week. The lecture will be given by Steve Lenik on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. at the Christiansted National Historic Site. It is being sponsored

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ARRESTED: Alicia Eriksen on charges of animal cruelty for allegedly abandoning her cat. CHRISTIANSTED — Police say a woman was arrested at the St. Croix airport prior to boarding a flight and charged with animal cruelty for allegedly abandoning her cat in her La Grande Princess apartment. On Friday June

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CHRISTIANSTED — Buck Island Reef National Monument said that it is pleased to announce the beginning of partnership research project with two universities. Throughout July and August, biologists from California Polytechnic State University, in partnership with the University of the Virgin Islands, will be studying grazing scars on live coral tissues

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Jevon O.A. Williams with White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus in Washington, D.C. (VIGOP) CHRISTIANSTED — The following statement by Republican National Committeeman Jevon O.A. Williams was issued on behalf of the Republican Party of the United States Virgin Islands: “While many across the United States and other U.S.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Trump administration plans to arrest parents and other relatives who authorities believe smuggled their children into the United States, a move immigrant advocates said would send a wave of fear through vulnerable communities. A new “surge initiative” aims to dismantle human smuggling operations, including identifying and arresting

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