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Brain Coral (Diploria strigosa) in Juno Beach, FL suffering from White Plague, a disease that has ravaged coral reefs in the Western Atlantic. MIAMI — A mysterious epidemic continues to sweep South Florida’s reefs, transforming corals into lifeless skeletons and threatening undersea structures that support tourism, provide hurricane protection and

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  EDEN PRARIE, Minn. — St. Croix’s Linval Joseph knows that the Minnesota Vikings have a trip to Lambeau Field this weekend and he wants their best players on the field at all times, including recently-healed quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Rodgers returned from his absence due to a broken collarbone in

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  NEW YORK — The Yankees started the offseason with a lineup that featured Aaron Judge (52 HR, .627 SLG), Gary Sanchez (33 HR, .531 SLG), Didi Gregorius (25 HR, .478 SLG) and Greg Bird. (9 HR, .422 SLG in 48 games). There were already a lot of dingers on this team. They then acquired Giancarlo Stanton (59

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WHITE HOUSE ACCESS: Vice President Mike Pence (left), Karen Pence (middle) and Virgin Islands GOP National Committeeman Jevon O.A. Williams meet for the Christmas holidays. WASHINGTON — Virgin Islands GOP National Committeeman Jevon O.A. Williams returned to the territory Sunday after spending a week in Washington, where President Donald J.

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SAN JUAN — Puerto Rico’s post-hurricane plight has drawn attention to the Jones Act, the 1920 law that compels all maritime commerce between United States ports to be carried on ships built, owned and crewed by Americans. The law is adding to the island’s problems, and should be set aside

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CRUZ BAY –– Kenny Chesney is the bard of island life. In the world he conjures through song, it’s always summertime. Beachside bars welcome shirtless, shoeless customers.  You And Tequila are all one needs for a tropical idyll. And paradise grows even sweeter When The Sun Goes Down. For some 17 years

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LIVIN’ ON THE STREET: People take advantage of the Optico Fiber companies free wi-fi zone setup for those that don’t have cell service to connect with friends or loved ones as they wait for the damaged telephone grid to be fixed after Hurricane Maria passed through the area on September

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SAN JUAN — Some 2,000 miles away from the path of devastation cut by hurricanes Irma and Maria, network engineers at the Rock Island Arsenal Integrated Network Operations Center (INOC) work around-the-clock to support the relief efforts of American aid workers in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. Operated

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CHRISTIANSTED – After Hurricane Irma devastated much of St. Thomas and St. John three months ago, St. Croix became a base of operations for first responders, who began life-saving and life-sustaining missions to support survivors. But within two weeks, fierce winds and torrential rains from Hurricane Maria struck St. Croix,

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ATLANTA – La Agencia Federal para el Desarrollo de la Pequeña Empresa (SBA) anunció que más de $108 millones en préstamos por desastre a bajo interés han sido aprobados para los negocios y los residentes de las Islas Vírgenes afectados por los huracanes Irma y María. “En la actualidad, 1,450

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