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SAN ANTONIO — When San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan yanked down his second board of the night in Thursday’s 109-101 victory over the Chicago Bulls, the rebound propelled the veteran into elite company as just the sixth player in NBA history to notch 15,000-plus rebounds. Duncan entered the night

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AUSTIN, Texas — LargeUp, a global platform for Caribbean music, arts and culture, will present Austin Island, the first-ever U.S. Virgin Islands music showcase at South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas, on Thursday, March 17, 2016. The event, co-sponsored by the United States Virgin Islands Department of Tourism, will

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CHRISTIANSTED – The Republican consultant from Michigan who advised Sen. Rand Paul’s presidential campaign is trying to get himself elected as a delegate to the 2016 GOP nominating convention, representing the U.S. Virgin Islands. But according to the territory’s department of elections, John Yob and his wife, Erica, as well

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MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Timberwolves GM Milt Newton and his wife, Shalaun, hosted six children from the Virgin Islands this past week as part of the next phase of their Emerald Gems Foundation dedicated to giving back to children from Milt Newton’s homeland. They selected six high school juniors from St. Thomas

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  CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 30-year-old Michigan woman was in federal court on Thursday to face charges that she was smuggling marijuana. Deangelia D. Quintana appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller after being charged with “possession with intent to distribute marijuana,” U.S. Attorney Ronald Sharpe Islands Area Port Director

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WASHINGTON – A dozen new Zika cases are raising worries that the virus may be more easily contracted through unprotected sex than originally believed. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Friday that they’re investigating 12 cases where the women’s only known exposure to the Zika virus was through

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DONALD TRUMP SAYS RUBIO HAS BIG EARS MARCO RUBIO SAYS TRUMP HAS SMALL HANDS THE SUPER VIEW FROM THE VIRGIN ISLANDS By JOHN McCARTHY/Virgin Islands Free Press Like it or not, Trump is the new Reagan. The Reagan who increased the number of federal employees, fired the air traffic controllers

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CRUZ BAY — The crew of the Hokule‘a arrived at St. John on Sunday morning, marking the latest stop on the Hawaiian voyaging canoe’s three-year worldwide tour. It was the canoe’s first landing in a U.S. territory since leaving Pago Pago, American Samoa, in October 2014. The 12-person crew left

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MINNEAPOLIS – The Minnesota Timberwolves and Sun Country Airlines® have teamed with the Emerald Gems Foundation to provide six selected high school juniors from St. Thomas the opportunity for an all expenses paid trip to the Twin Cities from Sunday, February 28 to Sunday, March 6. The Emerald Gems Foundation,

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MIAMI – The Medicare administrator contracted to work in the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and Florida has reduced the number and kinds of eye procedures that will be paid for by the federal government. First Coast Service Options, Inc. (FCSO) said today that four types of specific eye care procedures

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