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NEW YORK – Platinum-selling and chart-topping duo R. City, with special guest and coach Adam Levine, are set to perform their hit single “Locked Away” on the live Tuesday, November 17 telecast of NBC’s Emmy Award-winning musical competition series “The Voice.” R. City is the dynamic duo featuring St. Thomas-born

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WASHINGTON, DC– Rep. Stacey Plaskett (D-VI) this week fought back against a provision in the District of Columbia Fiscal Year 2016 Budget that listed the U.S. Virgin Islands among 39 countries recognized by the local D.C. Government as tax havens. “This amendment to the D.C. Budget threatens the territory’s hard-earned reputation as

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Skippy Peanut Butter Recall Affects 16.3-Ounce Size LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Hormel Foods Sales LLC is recalling 153 cases of peanut butter made at its Little Rock, Arkansas, factory because of the potential for metal shavings in the jars. The company says 153 cases of reduced fat creamy Skippy brand

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FORT LAUDERDAILE – A passenger plane at Hollywood International Airport caught fire this afternoon. The 767 plane from Dynamic Airlines was surrounded by emergency crews.  It appeared that passengers were being escorted off the plane. Airport officials says the airline is a relatively new carrier at the airport and flies

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       Richard Morales-Aponte CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 30-year-old Florida man was arrested Sunday at the Cyril E. King Airport after U.S. Customs identified him as someone wanted on drug charges in New York, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). Richard Morales-Aponte of Wellington, Fla. attempted to board a

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – No illnesses have yet been associated with a recall of bulk and packaged Curry Chicken Salad and Classic Deli Pasta Salad for possible Listeria contamination. The recall was issued by Whole Market out Cambridge Massachusetts. The recall involves Whole Foods in Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island,

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PHONING IT IN: 25 Puerto Rico National Guard members accused of widespread corruption SAN JUAN – The scheme was as simple as the system was porous. Army National Guard soldiers signed up as assistants to help recruiters, getting paid a referral fee each time someone enlisted and another bonus if they

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   Journalist Peter Bailey of St. Thomas NEWARK, Delaware – St. Thomas native Peter Bailey held a frank discussion about race relations in the United States at his alma mater in which he said the issue is of race is of “critical” importance to the nation right now. Bailey shared

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MIAMI – A heightened concern that drones could bring down an aircraft or be used in a terrorist attack is the focus of law enforcement and aviation experts and a special task force is now being formed to deal with the problem in Florida, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. South Florida

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     Ramon S. Davila of St. Croix WASHINGTON, D.C. – Former Virgin Islands Police Commissioner Ramon Davila quit his job as a senior special agent with the U.S. Customs Service a decade ago, after an internal probe found that he had run up tens of thousands of dollars in dubious

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