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  INSULAR AFFAIRS’ Nikolao Pula ADVERTORIAL: For more information about how you can help some who has a problem with gambling during problem gaming month of March, please press play below: WASHINGTON — The Office of Insular Affairs approved three technical assistance grants totaling $1.7 million to the four United

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LIVE ON ROAD TRIPPIN’: St. Croix’s Tim Duncan appeared on Richard Jefferson’s podcast on Monday. ADVERTORIAL: To learn more about the risks of problem gaming and how you can help someone with a gambling problem, please press play below: SAN ANTONIO — The ever-low-profile Tim Duncan appeared on an NBA

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GUILTY PLEA: Okeyonna Njoku of Los Angeles, California CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Okeyonna Njoku, 30, of Los Angeles, California pleaded guilty on March 16, 2017, in federal court to possessing with intent to distribute marijuana, Acting United States Attorney Joycelyn Hewlett announced. According to the plea agreement, on October 15, 2016,

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  SAN JUAN — The U.S. Coast Guard says a kayaker from Florida has gone missing off of Puerto Rico’s west coast. The agency said today that 25-year-old Josh Kaufman took off in a green kayak from the popular tourist town of Rincon. Officials said Kaufman was last seen early Thursday

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MOST EFFECTIVE EVER? Ronald Sharpe CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Just days after the most powerful U.S. Attorney in the country — Preet Bharara of New York — defied President Donald Trump’s demand that he submit his resignation — the U.S. Attorney for the territory said that he will comply with the

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INTERIOR’S NIKOLAO PULA WASHINGTON, D.C. — Acting Interior Assistant Secretary for Insular Areas Nikolao Pula has approved an adjustment payment of $18,173,711 million to the Virgin Islands government for fiscal year 2016 rum excise tax actuals, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. The amount has been certified by the

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JUMPER: Margaret Fagenson CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A prominent St. Thomas philanthropist and wife of a Wall Street executive jumped to her death from a skyscraper in New York City recently. Margaret Fagenson, 68, jumped off the terrace of her 14th floor Upper East Side apartment just before 11 a.m. at the Henderson

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WEIRD SCIENCE: Hannah Davis is testing the limits of Derek Jeter’s Über gene pool by feeding their first-born child a diet of gummy bears and salt. NEW YORK — Her best accessory! Hannah Davis debuted her baby bump in New York City on Valentine’s Day, just one day after announcing that

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STAR STUCK: Hannah Davis NEW YORK — St. Thomas native Hannah Davis had to be rescued by New York City firefighters after she got stuck in an elevator for nearly 30 minutes at a Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition event, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. Davis, an American supermodel who

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  BARACK KITE SURFER: President Obama gets ready to soar over the British Virgin Islands in a daredevil stunt. ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI — Former President Barack Obama is trying some new and dangerous water sports that the Hawaii native had to miss out on for safety reasons while serving

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