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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced today that about 50 V.I. youths are attending Camp DEFY (Drug Education for Youth) this week in St. Thomas with plans for Camp DEFY next week on St. Croix. Camp DEFY is supported by the United States Attorney’s Office through

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan Jr, announced Wednesday, along with the Department of Finance (DOF), and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) that all outstanding prior years and current year bills owed to the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority by central government agencies, have been fully paid as

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Virgin Islands Police Department officers of the Richard Callwood Command and the Criminal Investigation Bureau responded to a 911 call of an armed robbery that took place at the Racetrack Gas Station and Convenience Store on St. Thomas about 2:58 a.m. today. When VIPD detectives interviewed Racetrack’s

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority leadership and members of the Public Services Commission will be subpoenaed to appear before the 33rdLegislature to address what Senator Kenneth L. Gittens called “serious and myriad” problems at the utility. During Tuesday’s Legislative Session, Senator Gittens told his colleagues it was

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan Jr, issued the following statement concerning school maintenance and other updates provided by the Department of Education during a press conference today. “Our administration shares the concerns families have for a safe and conducive school environment for their children and continues to make the

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When a car crash occurs, there may be a reason that your devastating injuries could have been prevented. What appears to be a terrible accident actually occurred because someone acted negligently or failed to act reasonably to prevent the crash. If the vehicular accident could have been prevented, then the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan Jr held his second meeting of the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy group (CEDS), recently in St. Thomas. A group of about 30 local business owners, members of non-profit foundations, representatives from the Tourism industry, government officials and other community stakeholders heard presentations about the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A woman was found dead inside a St. Thomas hotel room Sunday evening, authorities said. Police and EMTs responded to the hotel in downtown Charlotte Amalie as a result of an unresponsive female in a guest room about 8:45 p.m. Sunday, the Virgin Islands Police Department said.

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FREDERIKSTED — The University of the Virgin Islands’ (UVI) Agriculture Experiment Station (AES) has been featured in the August 2019 issue of National Geographic, one of the leading magazines on science, geography, history, and world culture. AES, which features an aquaculture program, is spotlighted in the magazine’s Explore Decoder section with

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Virgin Islands Police Department officers of the Criminal Investigation Bureau were conducting a follow up investigation in the Bovoni area about 1:05 p.m. today. As a result of the VIPD’s follow-up to Saturday’s murder near Lima Plaza on St. Thomas police said they found another dead body

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