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HAPPY TIMES: The owner of Hook, Line and Sinker gets electricity back on St. Thomas. FREDERIKSTED — Power restoration is “expected to spike” over the next two weeks as many significant neighborhoods are nearly ready to be energized, Gov. Kenneth Mapp said Friday following a briefing on power restoration and debris removal.

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BEAUTIFUL THOMIAN FAMILY: The family of Patrick Deery on St. Thomas. This wholesome family was brought into an unfortunate Facebook controversy with the sleazy, drunken Gov. Kenneth Mapp. COAKLEY BAY — The St. Thomas woman Gov. Kenneth Mapp claimed to be sleeping with in a drunken Facebook post this weekend

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CHRISTIANSTED — Today is the last day of the highly active, deadly and destructive 2017 Atlantic hurricane season, but Virgin Islanders will feel its impact for years. Politicians are still scrambling to determine how much of the next territorial budget will be dedicated to covering losses that may or may

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Near the end of last month, Gov. Kenneth Mapp told former St. Croix Republican Party chairman Herb Schoenbohm to “go f___ himself” in a social media dispute over what bottled water to drink here. On Sunday, Mapp again made the territory wonder what alcoholic remedies he’s been

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CHRISTIANSTED — Speaking at a news conference hosted by Acting Governor Osbert Potter this week, Executive Director Julio Rhymer, Sr. thanked WAPA’s employees, along with the on and off-island contractors, and the public who continue to support the ongoing restoration of electrical service across the territory. Rhymer reported that the build-out of

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CHRISTIANSTED — Seven beaches in the territory failed water quality testing and should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen, according to the latest Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) Beach Advisory. DPNR said that five beaches on St. Croix and two beaches on St. Thomas are not considered safe to

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Gov. Kenneth Mapp wished Virgin Islanders and all those in the territory assisting with the recovery efforts a Happy Thanksgiving. Mapp said that he was “enormously thankful for the many blessings received during one of the territory’s most difficult and challenging years.” “I will remain eternally grateful that

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Gov. Kenneth Mapp said he was disappointed Tuesday “regarding the 32nd Legislature’s failure to act on measures critical to continuing essential operations of the Virgin Islands government.” Senators, who were called into Special Session by the governor, adjourned without considering any of the important legislation on the November

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WASHINGTON — The Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico were left out of the latest congressional money merry-go-round. The $44 billion President Donald Trump asked Congress for is for Texas and Florida. White House officials said that they need more time to do the due diligence on the territory’s and commonwealth’s

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WASHINGTON — Maybe we’ll have the change the name of the territory to “East Samoa.” That’s because Virgin Islands has more of the fattest people in the Caribbean per capita than any other country or territory in the region. Whether you look to our chief executive Gov. Kenneth Mapp —

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